Monthly Archives: May 2017

Compensation for Defence Product manufacturing defect

After a long battle of 12 years the IAF pilot got compensation amount of Rs 55 lakh from HAL on the ground of the violation of fundamental right to life, especially the right to work in a safe environment, under Article 21 of the Constitution. The pilot got seriously injured by flying MiG-21...

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IAF Deal for CH-47

India had signed a deal with the US in September 2015 for 15 CH-47 Chinook helicopters, with an option for another four machines. The other deal relates to 22 AH-64 Apache attack helicopters. These are expected to start arriving in 2018.Two hangars and a maintenance bay with technical and logistics facilities are to...

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Punj Llyod Raksha Systems (PRS)

Punj Llyod and Israeli Weapons Industry have signed a joint venture to produce Tavor-21 and Galil assault rifles along with the Negev Light Machine Guns, Galil sniper rifles and the X-95 close quarter carbine under a new joint venture. They are also keen on upgrade of Zu-23 air defence guns and upgunning of...

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Russian Company Proposes to Establish Shipyard at Vishakapatnam

United Shipbuilding Corporation of Russia hadsought the allotment of land for the establishing of Shipyard at Rambilli. The proposal entails an initial investment of Rs 500 crore, the turnover is likely to be Rs. 6,000 crore in the initial years.  Incidentally Reliance ADA Group had signed a MoU with the Andhra government in...

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Skylark Drones Pvt. Ltd’ a Shining star

Indian MSME firm ‘Skylark Drones Pvt. Ltd’, has been awarded with NASA Systems Engineering Award for the best drone design in the past. The firm bagged its first customer—the Indian Army, the project was to manufacture a drone that could function as a night-vision camera. Additionally they have supplied to Police, NDMC and...

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