Monthly Archives: December 2017

Dassault Push for SME JV

Dassault Aviation and its Tier-1 Vendors such as Safran and Thales plan to motivate the French SMEs to set up manufacturing JV with Indian companies, to help them join the global supply chain, The initiative would help bolster the industrial ecosystem in India, and would benefit both French and Indian partners. The joint...

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India installed Radar Station

India has installed radar stations at 46 locations along the coastline and islands that has been established by the Indian Coast Guard. The Radar station includes - a surveillance system, called Coastal Surveillance Network (CSN), comprising chain of static sensors having radars, Automatic Identification System (AIS), day/night cameras and Met sensors. The equipment...

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  • Ajay Kumar a 1985-batch IAS officer of Kerala cadre, has been appointed as secretary in Department of Defence Production. Earlier he was additional secretary in Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology.
  • Apurva Chandra, IAS officer 1988 batch, has been appointed as Additional Secretary and Director General Acquisition, Ministry of Defence,...
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Indian to Export Bofors parts to UAE

India Ordnance Factory Board (OFB) has secured a biggest export order for military hardware worth Rs. 232 crore from United Arab Emirates (UAE). The order is to supply of 40,000 pieces of a component used in Bofors 155 mm Artillery Guns. Besides this, the officials from the UAE are currently in India for...

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India’s AWACS – first aerial Refueling

Indigenous Airborne Early Warning and Control System (AEW&C) aircraft of Indian Air Force conducted its first air-to-air refueling successfully. The AEW&C System is a system of systems, populated with state-of-the art Active Electronically Scanned Radar, Secondary Surveillance Radar, Electronic and Communication Counter Measures, LOS (Line of Sight) and beyond LOS data link, voice...

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Army Base Workshops on GOCO Mode

The Government of India has decided to transfer eight Army Base workshops, on the lines of Government Owned Contractor Operated (GOCO) Model. These AWB located across the country, are assigned the role of undertaking overhaul (OH) of specified weapons and support platforms in use by the Indian Army. These Workshops are also involved...

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