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Monthly Archives: October 2020

Simulators for RAC MiG

Alpha Design Technologies Ltd. (ADTL) has signed the first of two-phase defence contracts, together worth ₹753 crore, with the Ministry of Defence and Russia’s RAC MiG to build, own and maintain two types of simulators for fighter aircraft. Pilots of the Indian Air Force will train on these simulators before flying the upgraded...

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Proj -75 by MDL

Mazagon Dock Shipbuilders (MDL) is working with French collaborator Naval Group  on transfer of technology for the submarines under Project 75 (P75) with the deal valued at over Rs 23,000 crore. MDL will hand over its fifth Scorpene-class submarine to the Indian Navy by the end of this year or early next year....

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NAG ATGM

The final trial of the DRDO-developed Nag Anti-Tank Guided  Missile (ATGM) system fired from a Nag Missile Carrier (NAMICA)  was carried out recently. The army is currently using second-generation Milan 2T and Konkur ATGMs.  NAG is  a third-generation anti-tank guided missile can take  targets at ranges of 4 to 7 kilometres and is...

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Tactical UAV by L&T

L&T intends to develop and Targets through technological alliances with OEMs and has successfully demonstrated our capability to manufacture UAV Airframes,  Avionics, Aero-Structures, Control Systems & Software, Mechanical Systems and Airborne Systems. The firm has obtained Design Approval from CEMILAC to undertake Design & Development for Unmanned Aerial Vehicles.

Measurement of Differential Pressure in Arty Gun Chamber

Long Proof Range (LPR) Khamaria successfully conducted study of pressure waves from indigenously designed Sharang 155mm/45calibre Artillery Gun System. The exercise was rare of its kind conducted under ‘Make in India’ campaign for the first time in the country.  The study on  Pressure Waves  in an artillery gun  chamber and measurement of differential...

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Cochin Shipyard

Cochin Shipyard Limited and Fincantieri of Italy have signed an agreement to cooperate in shipbuilding, repairs and training.

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Overhauling Engines of Mi-17 V 5 Helicopters

JSC Russian Helicopters and Motor Sich Ukraine entered into competition with each other to get an overhauling deal of VK -2500-3 engines of Mi-17 V 5 helicopters from IAF for a bid opened on 22 Sep, 2020. The JSC Russian Helicopters have raised  some issues and  JSC Motor Sich faces scrutiny for two...

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HAL Sign for ERP Solution

Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (HAL) signed a Rs 400-crore contract with Tech Mahindra (TM) for implementation of Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) to support HAL’s ‘Project Parivartan’- a comprehensive business transformation exercise initiated by HAL through technology enhancement and centralized ERP. As a system integrator, Tech Mahindra will implement ‘Project Parivartan’ over a period of...

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RFI for Lithium-Ion Batteries for Submarines

Indian Navy issued request for information (RFI) on October 28 for development of a 'high-capacity' lithium-ion battery system for refitting to in-service submarines that use lead-acid batteries with in specified a 20-month deadline after the contract is awarded.  A submarine with lithium-ion batteries has greater underwater endurance and can run faster than a...

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India Theatre Commands Proposal

The Indian military is expected to be reorganised under five theatre commands by 2022 with defined areas of operation and a seamless command structure for synchronised operations and to integrate resources of the three services for maximising impact in any war. The operational command of such combinations will be under one officer drawn...

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