Monthly Archives: June 2015

GSL to build 12 Minesweepers for Indian Navy

Goa Shipyard Limited (GSL) has been recently awarded a Rs. 32000 Crores contract to manufacture 12 Mine Counter Measure Vessel (MCMV) for the Indian Navy. The project will be implemented from 2018-2025. These Minesweepers are to replace the Indian Navy’s ageing fleet of 12 Pondicherry and Karwar class minesweepers which are expected to...

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Govt awards 56 defence licences to private firms

The Indian Government has awarded a record 56 defence manufacturing permits to private sector entities in just one year of its tenure. The permits are the first step in the process to enable private firms to set up production units for major military equipment. Some of the private firms that have been granted...

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LCH completes hot weather trials

Hindustan Aeronautics Limited's (HAL) indigenously designed and developed Light Combat Helicopter (LCH) recently has successfully completed hot weather flight trials. The one-week long trials were held at Jodhpur measuring a series of parameters. The chopper has already completed cold weather flight testing at Leh in February 2015. After the successful completion of all...

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INS Sindhukirti submarine to undergo final trials

The Indian Navy's Russian-made INS Sindhukirti, the seventh Sindhughosh class (Kilo-Class) diesel electric submarine is set to undergo final "full-power trials" after successful completion of its sea-trials. The submarine has been stuck in a refit for a decade at Hindustan Shipyard (HSL) and is expected to be formally handed over to the Navy...

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Mahindra bags contract from Airbus

Indian firm Mahindra Group has been awarded with the contract for the production of aero-components from Germany based Airbus Group. Under the contract Mahindra will manufacture and supply variety of metallic components that will be fitted into several Airbus aircraft programs as part of assemblies produced by Premium AEROTEC.

Source: http://economictimes.indiatimes.com/news/defence/make-in-india-mahindra-group-bags-multi-million-dollar-aerospace-deal-with-airbus/articleshow/47678226.cms...
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HAL sign JV with French firm Turbomeca

Hindustan Aeronautics Ltd (HAL) signed an agreement with French engine manufacturer, Turbomeca to support the Shakti helicopter engine. The new JV would provide maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) support for the Shakti engine, as well as for the Turbomeca TM333 engine that was initially fitted on the Dhruv ALH while the Shakti was...

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India’s OIS Aerospace sign two JV with French companies

Indian firm OIS Aerospace Group has entered into two joint ventures with French companies Rafaut and LH Aviation. The first JV with Rafaut, will make 'pile-ons' for the fighter aircrafts to carry the weapons, besides conducting further research and developments to make the product more advanced and suitable as per the requirements in...

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