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Monthly Archives: November 2014

Editorial

The government has been fixing the nuts and bolts of the economy and sign of growth are on horizon. IMF's latest world economic outlook projects that India's ranking would improve to seventh largest economy in the world with over $ 3 Trillions by 2019.

The cover story brings Make-in-India with specific reference...

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Mahindra Group scouting for foreign partner

Indian Company Mahindra Group is scouting for tie-ups with foreign companies for partnering in Defence related items for the Indian Armed Force. The company is capable in all three wings of defence and is looking for partnership in the areas to build guns, ships, tanks and fighter jets. The company is exploring joint...

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Keltron to supply navigational equipment to GRSE

Indian company Keltron has bagged the order from Indian shipbuilder GRSE (Garden Reach Shipbuilders and Engineers Ltd) to supply of navigational equipment for new ships under construction for the Indian Navy. Under the contract the company will supply Electromagnetic Log systems, Re-transmission units and Echo sounders.

Source: http://www.newindianexpress.com/cities/thiruvananthapuram/Keltron-Bags-Order/2014/11/04/article2507003.ece

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Israel ready to share technology with India for border protection

The Israel has expressed its interest in sharing its technology with India in areas such as border security and aviation security. To protect its borders, Israel is using highly-sophisticated border security system - high-technology high-quality long-range day cameras along with night observation systems employing third generation thermal imagers. This is backed up by...

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Imperial Eagle and Rustom-1 successfully flight-tested

Indigenously made 2 kg class Mini Unmanned Air Vehicle (MUAV), Imperial Eagle has successfully conducted the flight trials. The MUAV flew successfully in divergent weather conditions under full autonomous control thereby demonstrating its robust capabilities to fly under harsh weather conditions. It demonstrated its operational range and endurance by flying at an altitude...

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Indian Navy to get 12 Do-228 from HAL

Indian Navy would be getting 12 indigenously built Dornier Do-228 maritime surveillance and patrol aircraft from HAL. Deliveries are to begin from 2016 and the new aircrafts will be produced at HAL’s Transport Aircraft Division (TAD). The maritime surveillance and patrol variants of the Do-228 is equipped with surveillance radar, FLIR (forward looking...

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MoD approves project worth Rs 80,000 crores

The Defence Acquisition Council recently has cleared projects worth Rs 80,000 crore. The projects include:

•    Six submarines to be made indigenously, at a cost of about Rs.50,000 crore. •    Purchase of 8,356 Anti Tank Guided Missile and 321 launchers of Israel worth Rs 3,200 crore. •    Procurement of 12 upgraded Dornier surveillance aircraft...

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US based General Atomics scouting for Indian partners

US-based global defence and nuclear firm General Atomics is looking for Indian partners to build next-generation weapons and support systems based on advanced electromagnetic technologies that can improve operational effectiveness and efficiency. Several Indian companies, including L&T and Pipavav, have apparently shown interest in co-production of such a high technology system. Earlier, the...

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Tata, Airbus joint bid for transport planes

India’s Tata Advanced Systems Limited (TASL) and European aviation giant Airbus have submitted a joint bid to replace Indian Air Force (IAF)'s ageing fleet of 56 Avro aircraft with Airbus C295 transport planes. The deal includes the supply of 16 planes by Airbus and remaining 40 would be manufactured and assembled in India...

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BrahMos MINI missile for Navy and Air Force

The BrahMos Aerospace is planning to build a new lighter version of the supersonic cruise missile BrahMos called BrahMos-M (Mini) for use by the Navy and the Air Force. Currently it’s working on finalizing the configuration of the missile, weighing around 1.5 tonnes. For Navy, the Missile can be launched from submarines torpedo...

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