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Tata Power SED Bags Rs 1,200 Crore Contract From The Ministry of Defence

The contract of an estimated value of about INR 1200 crore was signed under the Buy & Make (India) category of the Defence Procurement Procedure (DPP) 2013. Today, Tata Power Strategic Engineering Division (Tata Power SED) announced the signing of...

Tamil Nadu Pursuing HAL To Set Up A Manufacturing Unit At Salem

Aerospace is also one area where the Tamil Nadu government is looking so that there is a specialised aerospace park established in Oragadam near Chennai. The Tamil Nadu government is impressing upon Hindustan Aeronautics Limited to set up a manufacturing...

Defence Minister Invites Investors In The Aerospace Ecosystem

During the last four years and the current financial year, 150 contracts worth about Rs 1,27,500 crores have been signed with the Indian vendors for procurement of defence equipment for the armed forces.  Defence minister Nirmala Sitharaman Wednesday invited investors...

Lohia Group Forays Into Defence Sector

Lohia group plans to invest upwards of $10 million in the new plant in India.  Recently,Kanpur based Lohia Group has announced its acquisition of Israel-based Light & Strong Limited Company.With a tradition of excellence in manufacturing it has entered the...

MoD Seeks Inputs From OEMs & Suppliers To Address Their Testing & Accreditation Challenges

Defence products and components businesses can share their testing and accreditation needs for exports to help the Ministry of Defence (MoD) understand the extent of requirement for internationally accredited labs in the country. -By Baishakhi Dutta The "Make in India" movement...

Make in Tamil Nadu Gains Momentum

Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman invites industry to invest in automobile, smartphones and infrastructure sectors, while assuring support from the Central government. The second edition of the Global Investors Meet started in Chennai with the hope to garner investments to the tune of Rs 2...

AI, Big Data To Be Tapped For Defence Forces: Army Chief

Rapid advances in technology necessitated incorporation of the industrial sector into defence manufacturing. Army Chief General Bipin Rawat stressed the need to focus on incorporating Artificial Intelligence (AI) and big data computing into the Armed forces' system, saying the northern...

TN Defence Industrial Corridor connecting 5 cities inaugurated

The corridor is expected to attract investments worth Rs 3,123 crore. The second Defence Industrial Corridor connecting Chennai, Hosur, Salem, Coimbatore and Tiruchirappalli was inaugurated on Sunday by Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman. As per the Ministry of Defence, the corridor is...

PM Inaugurates L&T’s Defence Manufacturing Unit in Surat

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday inaugurated the country’s first armored system complex (ASC), built by a private company at Hazira in Surat. Larsen & Toubro (L&T) will soon start manufacturing the K9 Vajra Self Propelled Howitzer guns at the complex.   The company...

India’s Second Defence Mfg Hub To Come Up In Maharashtra

Ministry of Defence had set a target of making the country among the top five arms exporters by 2025. Nashik in Maharashtra will be the site of the country's second defence innovation hub after Coimbatore in Tamil Nadu, Union Minister...

India’s Defence Export May Cross Rs 10,000 Crores By End Of FY19

Since the government liberalised Foreign Direct Investment in the defence sector, nearly Rs 4,000 crore of FDI has come in this sector. India's defence export is likely to double to Rs 10,000 crore by the end of the current financial...

Kerala Could Become A Defence Manufacturing Hub: Jayarajan

The defence sector is now the ‘sun rise industry’ of the country with huge opportunities for investments. Kerala has accelerated the development of the defence sector by nurturing defence startups and micro, small and medium enterprises (MSMEs) and positioning the state...

Tamil Nadu Defence Corridor to be Formally Launched this Week

The Tamil Nadu Defence Corridor will be formally launched later this week in Trichy with new defence products, investments and a defence innovation hub to improve design and manufacturing capabilities. The Tamil Nadu Defence Corridor will be formally launched on...

Wipro’s Infrastructure Engineering Arm Begins Supplies To Boeing

Wipro Infrastructure Engineering (WIN)’s aerospace business unit has begun shipments of part supplies to Boeing from its plant near Bengaluru international airport.  Boeing has contracted with Wipro Aerospace to manufacture strut assemblies for 737 MAX and next generation 737 airplane...

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