US Congress passes defence bill pushing for enhanced ties with India

The US Congress has passed an enhanced $700 billion defence bill, which directs the administration to find a “common definition” of ties with India as a “Major Defence Partner” (MDP) and operationalise it by designating an official responsible for...

Saab and Adani Group JV to produce UAVs, military copters

A joint venture between Swedish defence giant Saab and the Adani group is looking at producing a broad portfolio of products including UAVs and helicopters for the Indian armed forces, besides eyeing a billion-dollar deal for supplying fighter jets...

Electronic artillery fuse manufacturing facility launched at BEL

A state-of-the-art electronic artillery fuse manufacturing facility was launched at the Pune unit of Bharat Electronics Ltd (BEL) recently. The development comes after a ‘compliance report’ from the Comptroller and auditor general (CAG) of India, which was tabled before the...

Dassault-Rel 65 billion aerospace park kickstarts today

French aircraft maker Dassault Aviation and Reliance Aerospace Ltd will lay the foundation stone of an aerospace park today which will manufacture aircraft components for the Indian as well as the global market. It is estimated to cost about Rs...

US looks forward to completing Sea Guardian deal with India

The Trump administration is looking forward to completing the nearly USD 2 billion deal for selling 22 unarmed Sea Guardian drones to India, a senior US official has said. The major decision to sell unarmed Sea Guardian drones was announced...

Foundation for Dassault-Reliance aerospace park to be laid this week

French aircraft manufacturer Dassault Aviation and Anil Ambani-promoted Reliance Aerospace Ltd will this week lay the foundation stone of an aerospace park which will manufacture aircraft components for the Indian and the global market. French Defence Minister Florence Parlay, top...

Aerospace park in Tamil Nadu set to take off

Tamil Nadu’s quest for an aerospace park is finally set to turn into a reality, with the foundation stone for the first phase of the park to be laid by chief minister Edappadi K Palaniswami tomorrow (Wednesday). The aerospace park will house a component park...

HAL strongly bats for FGFA project with Russia

State-run aerospace behemoth Hindustan Aeronautics Ltd (HAL) today strongly pitched for going ahead with the fifth-generation fighter jet project with Russia, though the Indian Air Force is understood to have reservations over it. HAL Chairman and Managing Director T Suvarna...

Aitech’s expansion into India fueled by demand for reliable, rugged electronics

Aitech Defense Systems Inc. has expanded its operations to include a new office in India, established to serve the company's growing customer base in the region.  With an on-site engineering and customer support team, the company will provide additional manufacturing,...

State-run Hindustan Aeronautics files for India’s first aerospace IPO

Hindustan Aeronautics Ltd (HAL) has filed a draft proposal with the Securities and Exchange Board of India for an initial share sale, as the government finally decided to take the state-owned aerospace and defence firm public after moving back...

BHEL to expand in defence

Indian corporation Bharat Heavy Electricals Limited (BHEL), one of the country’s largest power and transmission equipment manufacturers, has outlined an intention to invest in further expanding its capabilities in defence and aerospace. According to media reports, Atul Sobti, the chairman...

Bengaluru gets new Boeing engineering centre

Global aerospace major Boeing on Friday announced expanding its engineering and technology operations here to focus on data analytics, internet-of-things, avionics, design, testing and research. The company’s Indian subsidiary, which opened the Centre in January at Bagmane Technology Park...

Saab and Adani to collaborate for aerospace and defence in India

Defence and security company Saab and Indian infrastructure conglomerate Adani Group today announced a collaboration plan within aerospace and defence in India. The intended collaboration would encompass design, development and production of Gripen for India and other high-tech products by...

Manufacturing push in aerospace, defence will boost electronics industry

The Indian Electronics and Semiconductor Association (IESA) on Thursday said the domestic manufacturing push for the aerospace and defence sectors will provide a major boost for the growth of the country’s electronics industry. The electronics segment in the aerospace and...

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