Monthly Archives: June 2021

Ammunition Life-Cycle Modelling

The shelf-life assessment and formulation of Life-cycle models of different types of ammunition, will assist in forecasting   appropriate time for use, replacement or renovation and prevent unacceptable risk involving safety and performance.

Quality and reliability of ammunition throughout its service life has been a...

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Changing Face of India’s Arms Imports

Despite India and Russia sharing a strong defence and bi-lateral relationship, the ties between the two countries have been drifting as India with improved strategic relationship with developed nations started looking out for more diversified Arms portfolio and to avoid over-dependence on a single source....

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Indian Army set to receive first lot of 40,000 Multi-Mode Hand Grenades

Indian Army is all set to receive the first consignment of high-quality grenades manufactured by Nagpur-based Economic Explosives Limited, a subsidiary of Solar Industries India Limited. Previously, in October 2020, the company was awarded the contract of manufacturing 10 lakh grenades worth Rs. 400 Crores for the...
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Zetwerk enters into aerospace, defence sectors

Zetwerk manufacturing, a consumer and capital goods Indian manufacturer, have set up a fully owned subsidiary, Zetwerk Aerospace Private Limited, to manufacture critical products for the aerospace, defence and space domain. The subsidiary basically will be focusing on manufacturing of satellites, composite products and rocket casings for the Indian defence sector and also...

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Indian Army to receive 4 advanced Heron TP drones

The Indian Army will be soon be receiving four advanced Heron TP drones from Israel on lease in the next few months. Basically, these long-endurance drones are being procured for the Indian Army for three years, with all the deliveries slated between August and December. They will be possibly deployed in the Eastern...

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France’s 3DCeram company ties up with India based Shree Rapid Technologies

France based 3DCeram company which specializes in 3D ceramic processes and materials has partnered with India based Shree Rapid Technologies (SRT) for additive manufacturing in 3D Printed Ceramics in Automotive, Aerospace and Defence, Aeronautics and Biomedical sector paving its way to expand its footprints in India. Basically, the two companies have inked a...

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Another batch of 3 Rafale fighter jets reaches India

Another batch of three Dassault manufactured fighter jets have reached India from France, completing two-third of the deliveries of the ordered aircrafts combat from France. This is the sixth batch of Rafale fighter jets from France that has been received by India, with all the deliveries slated to be completed by 2022. Earlier...

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India to soon commence with higher defence management reforms

The Indian Defence Ministry is expected to start with the second stage of reforms in higher defence management from next two to three months. As of now, the military leadership is in the process of finalizing the outlines of at least two joint theatre commands to be formed this year. It has been...

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Isothermal Forging Technology Developed by DMRL

Defence Metallurgical Research Laboratory (DMRL), a DRDO lab has established crucial technology for parts of in Aero-Engines. A near isothermal forging technology to produce high-pressure compressors (HPC) discs out of difficult-to-deform titanium alloy using its 2000 MT isothermal forge press. The technology was transferred to MIDHANI and bulk quantity (200 numbers) of HPC...

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