No major ‘Make in India’ defence project has taken off in 6 yrs
None of the major ‘Make in India’ projects in the defence arena, ranging from new-generation stealth submarines, minesweepers and light utility helicopters to infantry combat vehicles, transport aircraft and fighter jets, have actually taken off in the last six years. The long-pending projects are either stuck or still meandering.
Defence ministry to seek Cabinet nod for prototype of desi stealth jet
The defence establishment plans to seek the Cabinet Committee on Secur...
Will Rafale be a 'game changer' for India?
Air Chief Marshal R.K.S. Bhadauria had said soon after taking over as air chief on September 30 th...
How a dogfight drove home the allure of India's arms market
Defence manufacturers big and small suddenly have a clear hint of what a lucrative market India could be.
In 5 years, we aim to be self-reliant in missiles, radars and armaments: DRDO chief
The private sector has been playing a great role in the production of DRDO products. When Dr (former President APJ Abdul) Kalam started work, there were barely 30 partner companies, but now we have more than 1,800, says DRDO chief G Sateesh Reddy while inviting companies as development and production partners.
Prime Minister's no-show makes Aero India 2019 lukewarm
The Rafale fighter jet was the centre of attraction - its flying capacity and the Make in India plans as part of the offsets for the 36-jet deal was part of display.
Tamil Nadu to build India’s next generation defence aircraft
The project — to be implemented in Sulur in Coimbatore district which may house the permanent base of the Tejas squadron — marks Tamil Nadu’s first major defence aircraft project.
Indian firms to play major role in IAF fleet sustenance: Air Force Chief
Air Chief Marshal Rakesh Kumar Singh Bhadauria said the force is committed to building strategic autonomy through indigenous design and manufacturing under the 'Make-in-India' initiative of the government.
IAF Chief strongly backs indigenous 5th generation jet, says no plan to import
Last year, the IAF issued the initial tender known as the Request for Information to global aircraft companies to produce the jets in India along with an Indian firm.
Government likely to order 36 more Rafale fighter jets
The Indian Air Force has recently been handed over its first Rafale aircraft from France.
Indo-US Joint Working Group on jet engine meets
The Joint Working Group on Jet Engine Technology met last week at the Wright Patterson Air Force Base at Ohio.
Light Combat Aircraft to get radar; US, Israeli and European companies to bid for tender
US firms had limited options to offer to New Delhi, with India now gaining Major Defence Partner status, transfer of sensitive technology and licences have been made easier.
Navy to ask Centre for 18% of defence budget
Navy Vice Chief Vice Admiral G Ashok Kumar said for the current financial year, the Navy’s share of the defence budget is 13.66%.
2nd Scorpene-class submarine 'Khanderi' to be commissioned on September 28
He said with the commissioning of 'Khanderi' and launch of 'Nilgiri', the combat potential of Navy will "go up many fold".
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