Reliance Defence was ‘freely chosen’ as offset Partner Dassault Aviation

Dassault Aviation, the maker of Rafale fighter jets, said on Wednesday night that it had “freely chosen to make a partnership with India’s Reliance Group”. The Rafale-maker’s clarification came in response to a French media website claim that Dassault Aviation was presented with no option…

ThyssenKrupp bags Rs 410 crore contract from Indian Navy to refit Shishumar submarine

ThyssenKrupp Marine Systems has bagged a Rs 410 crore contract from state-run warship maker Mazagaon Docks Shipbuilders (MDL) to upgrade the Indian Navy’s Shishumar class non-nuclear submarine, INS Shishumar. The move will help the company establish itself as a long-term player for India’s strategic needs….

HAL could have built Rafale jets in India, says former Boss

State-run plane maker Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (HAL) could have built Rafale fighters in India had the government managed to close the original negotiations with Dassault and had actually signed a work-share contract with the French company, said T Suvarna Raju, who was heading HAL till…

BHARAT ELECTRONICS ANALYSTS RETAIN FAITH IN THIS INDIAN DEFENCE STOCK DESPITE PLUNGE

Analysts retain optimism in Bharat Electronics Ltd. even as shares of the state-run maker of radars to aerospace electronics fell to their lowest in nearly three years after the Ministry of Defence lowered margins on orders. The stock plunged more than 27 percent in the…

Russian rotorcraft maker showcases upgraded attack helicopter at Army-2018 forum

Russian rotorcraft maker showcases upgraded attack helicopter at Army-2018 forum KUBINKA : Russian Helicopters Group (part of the state-run hi-tech corporation Rostec) has demonstrated the upgraded Mil Mi-28NE ‘Night Hunter’ attack helicopter at the Army-2018 international military and technical forum, the company’s press office said…

LCA Tejas Mark II Engine Supplier GE Aviation Sign $340 Million Contract With Tata SIA

Aircraft engine maker GE Aviation is learnt of signing a deal valued at over $340 million with Tata-SIA airline Vistara. GE Aviation will supply the GEnx-1B engines for Vistara’s Boeing 787 fleet. In an official communication company officials exclaimed that the engines were expected to…

BOEING AIMS FOR INDIAN NAVY’S 57 NEW CARRIER BASED MULTI ROLE FIGHTERS CONTRACT

U.S. aircraft maker Boeing has finished detailed capability studies that conclude that the company’s F/A-18E Block III Super Hornet, a supersonic twin-engine carrier-capable multi-role fighter jet based on the McDonnell Douglas F/A-18 Hornet, will be able to operate heavily armed from the flight deck of…

Boeing’s Make in India pitch for selling 110 jets to Indian Air Force

A strong ‘Make in India’ theme will be behind US aircraft maker Boeing’s pitch for the Indian Air Force’s order for 110 fighter jets. The order, worth around Rs 800 billion, seeks commitment from vendors to supply sensitive technologies as well to carry out a…

BOEING’S MAKE IN INDIA STRONG PITCH FOR MAKING 110 JETS IN INDIA

A strong ‘Make in India’ theme will be behind US aircraft maker Boeing’s pitch for the Indian Air Force’s order for 110 fighter jets. The order, worth around Rs 800 billion, seeks commitment from vendors to supply sensitive technologies as well to carry out a…