Monthly Archives: September 2016

Tata-Lockheed Martin JV Delivers 50th C-130J Empennage

The TATA Advanced Systems Limited (TASL) and Lockheed Martin Aeroframe Corporation Joint Venture –TLMAL – have recently delivered 50th C-130J Super Hercules Empennage. Established in 2010, TLMAL began production of C-130J Super Hercules airframe components beginning in late 2011. TLMAL is the single global source of C-130J empennage assemblies which includes the aircraft's...

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Indo-Israeli made LRSAM successfully test-fired 

India has successfully test fired Indo-Israeli co-developed long range surface-to-air missile (LRSAM). Once inducted the weapon system will provide an air-shield to sensitive defence installations and important metro cities besides the protection from hostile attacks. The naval version of the SAM system has been tested from land, which was earlier flight tested from...

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India signs deal for 36 Rafale with France

India and France has finally signed the contract for 36 ‘Rafale’ fighters (28 single-seats and 8 twin-seats). The deal also includes - the RBE2 AESA radar, the Spectra electronic warfare system, optronics, the communication navigation and identification system (CNI), the majority of the cockpit display systems, power generation systems and a logistics support...

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IAF successfully test fires air-to-air missile ‘MICA’

Indian Air Force (IAF) has successfully test fired recently acquired long range air-to-air ‘MICA’on a manoeuvring target from Mirage-2000 Upgrade combat aircraft. With this successful trial, IAF has become one of the few air forces in the world with the capability of such beyond visual range air-to-air missile.

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Israel offered its ‘secure border solutions’ for Indian borders

Israel has offered India, a secure border solution to safeguard its borders. Currently Israel has the latest technology to safeguard borders from any enemy. It has latest technology of three layers starting with intelligence trying to bring in an alert whenever there is an attack coming in, it is using electro-optical sensors to...

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Reliance Defence to refit three naval vessels

India’s Reliance Defence and Engineering Ltd (RDEL) have recently won the Indian Navy’s (IN) project to refit three vessels - INS Jamuna, INS Deepak and INS Savitri. Four bidders from PSU and private sector participated in competitive bidding process. The worth of the deal is around Rs 300 Crores. The first of three...

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Avionics & Communication


Past trends depicts Avionics sub-systems have been mainly procured from Foreign OEMs, however recent successful development of certain avionic and communication systems on the indigenous front offer a scope for Indian industry…

Avionics are the electronic systems and devices that are used on various...

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Emerging Dimensions in Internal Security


Maintaining the Internal Security for developing country like India is the predominant part of the national security. The challenges are more complex and diverse than ever before due to emerging environment. Thus strict laws, utilization of latest technology, involving private security agencies and most importantly,...

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