French aerospace major Dassault Aviation is the manufacturer of the Rafale jets while MBDA supplies the missile systems for the aircraft.
The court also formed an oversight committee to be headed by a former judge of the top court - Justice AK Sikri, which will report to the Supreme Court every four months on the project's progress.
Vietnam is the 11th nation with which Japan has signed a defence equipment and technology transfer deal as Tokyo seeks to support its own struggling defense industry.
'Earlier, 65-70 per cent defence products were imported. Now, as we head for 'aatmanirbharata' (self-reliance), 65 per cent of defence products are made in India.' the Union Defence Minister said.
The platforms utilised for the airlift were C-17, IL-76 and An-32 aircraft, which took off from one of the forward bases of Western Air Command.
Leonardo SpA, which was earlier known as Finmeccanica, and AgustaWestland were banned in 2014 in the wake of allegations of corruption in a Rs 3,500-crore VVIP helicopters deal.
Taiwan lives under the constant threat of invasion by China, which sees the self-ruled democratic island as part of its territory to be brought into its fold, by force if necessary.
All of these proposals are under ‘Make in India’ with a focus on design, development and manufacturing in India.
During a meeting, both countries reviewed the progress made in Military to Military engagements including exercises and industry cooperation.
Out of 56 aircraft, 40 will be manufactured in India by TATA Consortium. All the deliveries will be completed within 10 years of signing the contract.
The ministry said the tanks would ensure effortless mobility in all terrains, besides precise target engagement during day and night.
Keeping the timeline in mind, deliberate planning and meticulous preparation is needed to ensure smooth induction and seamless training of such women candidates, the ministry said.
The committed headed by former lawmaker Baijayant Panda includes Col. (Retd) Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore, MP Vinay Sahasrabuddhe and Jamia Millia Islamia Vice Chancellor Najma Akhtar.
The prime ministers said the modern offices will go a long way in effectively carrying out all the work related to the security of the nation by the three forces.
The submarine remained submerged, but the Japanese defence ministry said that it believes the submarine is Chinese because a Chinese Luyang III-class guided-missile destroyer is near the submarine.