China’s new Multi Role Combat Aircraft makes debut flight

China’s indigenously-built new multi-role combat aircraft for exports has made its debut flight, the state-run media reported Saturday. The FTC-2000G, a new multirole combat aircraft developed for export by the State-owned Aviation Industry Corp of China, (AVIC) made its debut flight on Friday in the…

Chinese New Multirole Combat Aircraft Takes To Skies

Chinese New Multirole Combat Aircraft Takes To Skies China’s state-run Aviation Industry Corp of China (AVIC) developed FTC-2000G, a new multirole combat aircraft made its debut flight in Guizhou province’s Anshun. A yellow FTC-2000G took off at Anshun Huangguoshu Airport on Friday morning and flew…

World War 3: China ‘ready to respond to US provocations’, Trump is warned – DAILY NEWS

World War 3: China ‘ready to respond to US provocations’, Trump is warned A STATE-run Chinese media outlet has suggested the country is ready to “respond to US provocations” in a clear hint the ongoing trade war and tension in the South China Sea have…

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…

GRSE to diversify into exports, may bag Guyanese order soon

Completely dependent on the Indian Navy for orders, the IPO-bound state-run ship builder GRSE is targeting to diversify into exports and is set to get an order from Guyana soon, a top official has said. The Kolkata-headquartered company has executed one export in the past…

Mazgaon Dock to diversify into exports & vessel repairing

State-run warships and submarine builder Mazgaon Dock Shipbuilders (MDS) is aiming to diversify into exports and vessel repairing, and also creating a facility at nearby Nhava, a senior official said Thursday.  The company, which is reportedly aiming to raise up to Rs 850 crore in…

THE EVOLUTION OF PAKISTANI CRUISE MISSILES

Ukraine’s state-run defence firm Ukroboronprom 30th August announced a successful test of a new cruise missile, dubbed Neptune. However, Yuzhmash, the developer of the Neptue cruise missile had sold design documents of its earlier cruise missile designs to Pakistan. Pakistan’s Clandestine Missile Acquisition Babur Cruise…

RUSSIA UNVEILS UPGRADED MIL MI 28NE ‘NIGHT HUNTER’ ATTACK HELICOPTER

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 on Tuesday. The modernised Mi-28NE is on display at the forum’s static…