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April 27, 2017

Tata Safari STORME’s into the Indian Army with the initial order for 3192 units

Tata Motors has signed a contract for supply of 3192 units of the Tata Safari Storme 4x4 to the Indian Armed Forces, under a new category of vehicles...
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April 25, 2017

Admiral Sunil Lanba, PVSM, AVSM, ADC Chairman COSC & CNS releases Joint Doctrine Indian Armed Forces - 2017

Admiral Sunil Lanba, PVSM, AVSM, ADC Chairman, Chiefs of Staff Committee (COSC) and Chief of the Naval Staff released a revised version...
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April 23, 2017

Army Commanders’ Conference concludes: Army Chief stresses on need to push modernisation and inclusive HR policies

Army Commanders’ Conference came to an end on 22 April 17 with the closing remarks of General Bipin Rawat.
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April 21, 2017

Rockwell Collins to feature open system avionics, FACE apps, communication and navigation technology at AAAA 2017

Rockwell Collins, a leader in Army avionics, will participate in AAAA 2017 on Apr. 26-27, at the Gaylord Opryland Hotel & Convention Center in Nashville, Tennessee.
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April 20, 2017

Long Range Discrimination Radar program led by Lockheed Martin Achieves Preliminary Design Review on-schedule

Lockheed Martin announces new Solid State Radar Integration Site that will significantly reduce risk before the missile defense radar is constructed in Alaska
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April 17, 2017

Army Commanders' Conference begins

Biannual Army Commanders' Conference commenced on 17 April 2017 with the opening address by Gen Bipin Rawat, Chief of Army Staff at Manekshaw Centre, Delhi Cantt.
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April 11, 2017

Lockheed Martin eyes military exoskeleton market

Eyeing a new generation of industrial and military exoskeletons, Lockheed Martin has licensed the bionic augmentation technology Dermoskeleton™ from B-Temia, Inc.
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Rockwell Collins awarded $21 million contract to modernize Air Force, Navy and Army test ranges

The U.S. DoD awarded Rockwell Collins a $21 million contract to support the second production lot of the CRIIS for upgrading Air Force, Navy and Army test ranges.
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April 10, 2017

Indo-Mongolian Joint Exercise Nomadic Elephant

Twelfth iteration of Indo-Mongolian Joint Military Exercise Nomadic Elephant is presently underway at Vairengte from 05 April 2017 till 18 April 2017.
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April 6, 2017

World's most capable X-band ballistic missile defense radar upgrades to gallium nitride technology

Ballistic missiles will soon be easier to detect and defeat. The U.S. Missile Defense Agency has awarded Raytheon Company a $10 million contract modification...
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IAI Signs Contracts in India Worth almost $2 Billion

Over $1.6 billion contract for MRSAM Air & Missile Defense System for the Indian Army is considered to be the largest defense contract in Israel's Defense Industries' history
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April 4, 2017

New electric gun for Phalanx® Close-In Weapon System passes first test

Raytheon Company successfully tested a new electric gun for the Phalanx® Close-In Weapon System. The upgrade allows soldiers and sailors to fire at varying rates, which uses less ammunition.
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April 3, 2017

Sikorsky - PZL M28® twin turboprop airplane arrives in Rio de Janeiro to demonstrate short takeoff and landing / multi-mission versatility

Aircraft arrives in Rio following strong interest by commercial operators in Trinidad & Tobago and mission demonstration flights to the Brazilian military
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April 1, 2017

FY 2016-17: HAL turnover soars to all time high at Rs. 17,406 crores; receives orders worth Rs. 21,000 crores

HAL has achieved the highest ever turnover of Rs. 17,406 crores for the financial year ending March 31, 2017. “It is business as usual for us with the Company doing well on expected lines.
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BEL achieves turnover of Rs. 8,800 crores

Navratna Defence PSU Bharat Electronics Limited (BEL) has ended the year 2016-17 by registering whopping top line figure of about Rs.8,800 crores (provisional), a growth of about 17% over the previous year’s turnover...
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March 29, 2017

Rockwell Collins to highlight latest communications, training, networking and perimeter protection solutions at LAAD 2017

Rockwell Collins, a trusted avionics and communications leader present in Brazil for more than 40 years, will highlight its strong customer relationships and advanced...
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March 28, 2017

Indian Army Chief visits Nepal and Bangladesh

General Bipin Rawat, the Chief of Army Staff (COAS) is visiting Nepal and Bangladesh from 28 March to 02 April 2017 on his first foreign visit after assuming office.
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Lockheed Martin and Northrop Grumman complete initial integration for US Army's Modular Active Protection System

Lockheed Martin, Northrop Grumman and the U.S. Army Tank Automotive Research, Development and Engineering Center (TARDEC) recently completed initial integration for the U.S. Army's MAPS...
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March 21, 2017

Indo-Nepal Joint Exercise Surya Kiran Terminates

Indo-Nepal Joint Military Training was held at Pithoragarh from 07 March to 20 March 2017. EKTA SHAKTI Battalion of The Punjab Regiment of Indian Army and DURGA BAHSH Battalion of Nepalese Army participated in the joint exercise...
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March 16, 2017

Lockheed Martin to deliver World Record-Setting 60kW laser to US Army

Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) has completed the design, development and demonstration of a 60 kW-class beam combined fiber laser for the US Army.
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Boeing, US Army sign $3.4B contract for 268 AH-64E Apache helicopters

Boeing and the U.S. government recently signed a five-year, $3.4 billion contract through which the Army, and a customer outside the U.S., will acquire the latest Apache attack helicopter at a significant savings to taxpayers.
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March 7, 2017

Indo-Oman joint Army Exercise Al Nagah-Ii 2017

Second edition of the joint exercise between the Indian and Oman Armies commenced today with the Opening Ceremony at Bakloh, Himachal Pradesh. The training contingents comprised of platoon strength from both the Armies...
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Opening Ceremony: 11th Indo-Nepal Joint Exercise

Indo-Nepal Joint Military Exercise Surya Kiran - XI commenced today at Pithoragarh. In this 14 days exercise, Nepal Army is being represented by the officers and troops of the elite DURGA BAKSH Battalion while the EKTA SHAKTI Battalion...
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March 2, 2017

DRDO hands over its developed products to Indian Army

Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) handed over three of its products for induction into the Indian Army in a formal function here today.
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INHS ASVINI Mumbai Adjudged best service Hospital in the AFMS

The Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar presented the Raksha Mantri’s Trophy and Citation for the best Service Hospital in the Armed Forces Medical Services...
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Rockwell Collins selected by Thales to upgrade Hawkei Protected Mobility Vehicle-Light system

Rockwell Collins will serve as a subcontractor to Thales Australia to integrate the Digital Terminal Control System into the Integral Computing System of the Hawkei Protected Mobility Vehicle-Light system.
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March 1, 2017

Successful test firing of AAD endo-atmospheric interceptor missile

DRDO conducted the successful launch of the interceptor missile Advanced Area Defence (AAD) at 1015 hrs today from Abdul Kalam Island, Odisha.
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Jindal Stainless (Hisar) Limited forays into Defence sector

Jindal Stainless (Hisar) Limited, country’s largest integrated stainless steel producer today announced its entry into the defence sector by signing the License agreement with DRDO...
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February 28, 2017

New European defence company HENSOLDT launched

Following the closing of the transaction between Airbus Group SE (stock exchange symbol: AIR) and KKR, a leading global investment firm...
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IWA 2017: Meprolight launches unique Red Dot Micro Sight

Meprolight Ltd. – a leading manufacturer of electro-optical systems, thermal and night vision equipment, Self-Illuminated sights, and Laser Range Finder systems...
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February 20, 2017

Lockheed Martin's modernized TACMS missiles successful in two new flight tests

Lockheed Martin's modernized Tactical Missile System missile continued its streak of successful flight tests with two recent flights at White Sands Missile Range...
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L3 WESCAM unveils Its second-generation MX™-RSTA land combat sighting system at IDEX 2017

L3 WESCAM unveiled today its second-generation MX™-RSTA land combat sighting system. Adaptable to a wide range of vehicle and mast configurations...
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Exechon LLC introduces new robotic manufacturing system XMini at IDEX 2017

Exechon, LLC, a joint-venture (JV) company comprising Abu Dhabi-based Injaz National, U.S. global security and aerospace company Lockheed Martin, and Sweden-based Tecgrant AB, introduced its new XMini today...
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A line of electronic countermeasure systems is IACIT’s highlight at the IDEX 2017

IACIT, a Brazilian company with a consolidated performance in the development of high-tech products and services for defense, public security, CNS\ATM, telemetry and meteorology, will bring to IDEX 2017...
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February 19, 2017

L3 WESCAM to open Authorized Service Center in Saudi Arabia

L3 WESCAM announced today that it will sign a long-term Service Center Agreement with Taqnia Defense and Security Technology Co. (DST) to open a WESCAM Authorized Service Center (WASC) in Riyadh...
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February 17, 2017

Raytheon, Tata Advanced Systems to co-produce Stinger missile components

Raytheon Company signed a memorandum of understanding with India's Tata Advanced Systems Limited to engage in co-production of Stinger air defense missile components.
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February 16, 2017

Elbit Systems subsidiary in the US receives a $102 million ID/IQ contract for the supply of mortar fire control systems to the US Army

Elbit Systems Ltd. (“Elbit Systems”) announced today that its subsidiary, Elbit Systems of America LLC.,(“Elbit Systems of America”) was awarded anIndefinite Delivery/Indefinite Quantity (ID/IQ) contract toprovideandfield...
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Raytheon developing first of its kind automated assessment system for 21st century wargame scenarios

The U.S. Missile Defense Agency has awarded Raytheon Company a contract to develop an automated tool that assesses the effectiveness of using missiles and interceptors (kinetic) and cyber and electronic warfare...
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BCA presents ballistic protection solutions at IDEX 2017

BCA Ballistic Protection, a pioneering company in the development of solutions for high-performance ballistic protection, is taking part of IDEX 2017 from February 19 to 23 in Abu Dhabi.
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February 15, 2017

BEL receives Offset Contract for CoMPASS from Elbit Systems Electro Optics – ELOP Ltd, Israel

Elbit Systems Electro-Optics Elop Ltd (ELOP), Israel, has awarded Navratna Defence Public Sector Undertaking Bharat Electronics Limited (BEL)...
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DG Army Aviation flies the LCH

On February 15, 2017, Lt Gen Kanwal Kumar, DG Army Aviation Corps flew the Light Combat Helicopter (LCH) at the Aero India 2017.
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February 14, 2017

11th Biennial Edition Aero India 2017 Takes Off at Bengaluru

Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar inaugurated the 11th biennial edition of International Aerospace and Defence Exhibition and declared the Aero India 2017 open today at Air Force Station, Yelahanka in Bengaluru.
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Chief of Army Staff witnesses Aero India 2017, appreciates Synergy

General Bipin Rawat, the Chief of Army Staff (COAS), witnessed the eleventh biennial edition of Aerospace and Defence Exhibition — Aero India 2017 at Air Force Station Yelahanka in Bengaluru on 14 February 2017.
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Atech presents command and control solutions and combat systems at IDEX 2017

Atech, a company of the Embraer Group, will be one of the Brazilian highlights at IDEX 2017 (International Defense Exhibition and Conference).
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January 26, 2017

CONTROP reports record year for company’s activities in 2016

CONTROP Precision Technologies Ltd. – a company specializing in the field of electro-optics and IR defense and homeland security solutions – announces...
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January 25, 2017

Israel and US successfully complete David's Sling Weapon System intercept test series

The Israel Missile Defense Organization (IMDO) of the Directorate of Defense Research and Development (DDR&D) and the U.S. Missile Defense Agency (MDA) successfully complete a test series...
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January 19, 2017

New FN SmartCore® provides enhanced shot counter technology for all FN SCAR® firearms

Belgium-based FN Herstal, one of the world’s leading firearms manufacturers, has launched its newly-developed, self-powered FN SmartCore® shot counter...
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January 17, 2017

James A. "Sandy" Winnefeld, Jr. elected to Raytheon Board of Directors

RADA Electronic Industries Ltd. - a leader in the development, production, and sale of tactical land radars for force and border protection – announced it had received...
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January 13, 2017

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General Bipin Rawat, Chief of the Army Staff addressing the Army Day Press Conference.
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January 11, 2017

Lockheed Martin and Accurate Machine and Tool collaborate under mentor-protégé agreement

Lockheed Martin is working with locally-based Accurate Machine and Tool (AMT), preparing the company to serve a wider array of potential customers and increase opportunities to bid on government work...
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January 10, 2017

IWI TAVOR X95 coming to Canada

Israel Weapon Industries (IWI) –a leader in the production of combat-proven small arms for law enforcement agencies, governments, and armies around the world – will market its TAVOR X95 Bullpup Rifle in Canada starting from the first quarter of 2017.
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January 9, 2017

RADA participates in Dutch Active Protection System (APS) Project

RADA Electronic Industries Ltd. – a leader in the development, production, and sale of tactical land radars for force and border protection – announces its participation...
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December 29, 2016

Patriot nation awards Raytheon more than $600m to upgrade missile defense system

An undisclosed member of the 13 nations which owns and operates the combat-proven Patriot Integrated Air and Missile Defense System has awarded Raytheon Company a direct commercial sales contract...
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December 28, 2016

Rafael demonstrated its Spike SR missile to international delegations

Rafael Advanced Defense Systems Ltd. hosted last month a group of some 15 delegations from countries around the world for a first-ever international...
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December 27, 2016

Raytheon to offer US Army lowest-risk, next-gen training

Raytheon Company has submitted its proposal for the U.S. Army's next-generation, global training support program. The Raytheon project team consists of proven industry leaders CSRA, General Dynamics and Leidos...
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December 22, 2016

Lockheed Martin receives $1.45 billion contract for PAC-3 missiles

The United States and allied military forces will upgrade their missile defense capabilities under a new $1.45 billion contract for production and delivery of Lockheed Martin Patriot Advanced Capability-3 (PAC-3)...
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December 19, 2016

Lt General Bipin Rawat to take over as the new Indian Army chief

Lt General Rawat was commissioned in the 5th Battalion of the 11 Gorkha Rifles from the Indian Military Academy, Dehradun, where he was awarded the ‘Sword of Honour’. The officer has vast experience in high altitude warfare and counter-insurgency operations and has considerable staff and instructional experience.
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December 15, 2016

Opening ceremony: Indo-Maldives joint military exercise commences in Maldives

A 14 days joint training exercise of the Indian Army and the Maldives National Defence Force commenced today with the Opening Ceremony at Kadhdhoo...
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December 14, 2016

India-United States Joint Statement on the visit of Secretary of Defense Carter to India

U.S. Secretary of Defense Ash Carter made an official visit to India at the invitation of Raksha Mantri Manohar Parrikar today, marking the seventh interaction...
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December 13, 2016

Carter reaffirms roadmap for the next US Defence Secretary
By Ranjit Kumar

After contributing immensely to India-US defence relations in his various avatars in Pentagon, and hence giving a solid content and meaning to the India-US...
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Seventh Indo-Maldives joint military exercise to commence from December 15, 2016

Seventh edition of Exercise EKUVERIN will be held from 15 to 28 December 2016 at Kadhdhoo, Laamu Atoll, Maldives. The Exercise is a 14 day platoon level joint military exercise between the Indian Army & Maldives...
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November 9, 2016

Defence Minister addressing Army Commanders' Conference

Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar addressing the Army Commanders’ Conference at Manekshaw Centre, New Delhi on December 9, 2016.
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November 8, 2016

Army Commanders’ Conference commenced in New Delhi

The biannual Army Commanders’ Conference commenced in New Delhi on December 8, 2016. The deliberations which are taking place at Manekshaw Centre...
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December 1, 2016

India signs M777 howitzers

“We look forward to providing the Indian Army with the combat-proven M777,” said Dr. Joe Senftle, Vice President and General Manager for Weapon Systems at BAE Systems.
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November 23, 2016

Elbit Systems’ US subsidiary receives US Army ID/IQ mortar weapon systems contract worth up to $103 million

Elbit Systems Ltd. announced today that its US subsidiary, Elbit Systems of America, LLC was awarded an Indefinite Delivery/Indefinite Quantity...
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November 16, 2016

ScanEagle and Integrator may be produced in India
By Ranjit Kumar

If negotiations with Indian defence and armed forces officials proceed well, India could soon be producing the most advanced Integrator and ScanEagle drones.
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November 11, 2016
November 10, 2016

Rafael hosted 16 international delegations for air defense demo and seminars

Rafael Advanced Defense Systems Ltd. hosted representatives from 16 countries for a special demonstration of its air defense systems and capabilities.
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November 8, 2016

Lockheed Martin's first modernized TACMS missile successfully engages target with extreme accuracy

Lockheed Martin's first modernized Tactical Missile System (TACMS) missile completed a successful first flight test at White Sands Missile Range, New Mexico.
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November 7, 2016

Indian Army Briefs Defence Diplomats

The Annual Foreign Service Attachés’ (FSAs) briefing on military subjects of common interest was conducted by Indian Army today at Manekshaw Centre, New Delhi.
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India-Bangladesh Joint Military Exercise Sampriti-2016 begins in Bangladesh

The Sixth edition of India-Bangladesh Joint Military Exercise “SAMPRITI-2016” commenced at Bangabandhu Senanibas, Tangail today.
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Indo-Sri Lanka joint military exercise Mitra Shakti 2016 concludes

The Indo-Sri Lankan military exercise 'Mitra Shakti 2016' culminated on 06 November 2016 after fourteen days of intense military training.
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November 2, 2016

India-Bangladesh Joint Military Exercise SAMPRITI-2016 to commence from November 5

As part of the ongoing India Bangladesh defence cooperation, a joint military training exercise SAMPRITI 2016 is being conducted at Tangail, Dhaka, Bangladesh from 05 to 18 November 2016.
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