Monthly Archives: February 2021

IAF receives 3 more Rafale aircrafts

The Indian Air Force (IAF) has received three more Rafale fighter aircrafts and with the induction of these the total number of aircrafts with the IAF stands to eleven now. This third consignment of three Rafale fighter jet is scheduled to join the Indian Air Force’s solitary Rafale squadron.

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UP Defence Corridor garners investments worth Rs 3000 Cr

The Uttar Pradesh (UP) Defence Corridor has been able to so far gather about Rs 3,000 Crores worth of committed projects from private investors. Till date, around 32 preliminary agreements have been signed between private firms and the State Government. Tata group, France based Dassault Aviation, DPSU Hindustan Aeronautics Ltd (HA) and Bharat...

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HAL to deliver 3 Light Combat Helicopters by 31 Mar

The first batch comprising of three indigenous Light Combat Helicopters (LCH) are scheduled to be delivered by Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (HAL) to the Indian Army and Air Force before 31st March 2021. They are part of the 15 Limited Series Production (LSP) LCH helicopters approved by the Defence Acquisition Council (DAC). As of...

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BEL exports $48.6 Mn of equipment in 2019-20

DPSU Bharat Electronics Limited (BEL) has exported approximately USD 48.6 million (Rs 354.6 Crores) worth of equipment during 2019-20. The products exported comprises of Communication Systems, Coastal Surveillance System, Missile Systems, Radars, Electronic Warfare Systems, Electro Optic Systems and Electro Optic Fire Control Systems, Radar Finger Printing System, Naval Systems, Radar Warning Receivers...

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UK eyeing Indian defence market

UK and India are partnering on an Advanced Core Technologies study with the potential to develop indigenous jet engine capability for the Light Combat Aircraft (LCA2) and Advanced Medium Combat Aircraft (AMCA) indigenous fighter programmes.

Presently, numerous British defence firms are already manufacturing in India. Besides, Firearms manufacturer Webley and Scott has...

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Safran plans to open new MRO facility in India

Safran plans to expand its facilities and set up a new Maintenance, Repair and Overhaul (MRO) unit worth Euro 150 Million. The company is currently executing several orders in pipeline across civilian, defence and space sector of India. The major ones being the supplies of engines for Rafale fighter jets and LEAP family...

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Successful test firing of Smart Anti Airfield Weapon from Hawk-i jet

HAL recently successfully test fired a Smart Anti Airfield Weapon (SAAW) from the Hawk-i aircraft. Developed by DRDO lab Research Centre Imarat (RCI), SAAW is an indigenous stand-off and first smart weapon fired from an Indian Hawk-Mk132. Notably, this aircraft launched, advanced, precision strike weapon is of 125 kg category and used to...

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