Centre to encourage government-to-government deals to meet $5 billion military export target
Spelling out its export promotion strategy, the defence ministry has marked out a target for Defence PSUs and the Ordnance Factory Board achieve 25% of their revenues from exports within the next five years in a draft policy.
Watch: IAF inducts 2nd LCA Tejas squadron
The second squadron of Light Combat Aircraft Tejas fighter was inducted by Indian Air Force today at Sulur Air Force Station. 18 Squadron wa...
IAF chief Bhadauria flies Tejas single-seater aircraft at Sulur airbase
Chief of Air Staff Air Chief Marshal R K S Bhadauria flew a Tejas single-seater light combat aircraft at the Sulur air force station on Wednesday.
IAF to operationalise second squadron of Tejas; IAF Chief to do it
This event will be conducted at Air Force Station, Sulur near Coimbatore. The squadron will be equipped with LCA Tejas FOC Aircraft and will be the second IAF Squadron to fly LCA Tejas,” the IAF said in a statement.
Watch: IAF Chief Air Marshal RKS Bhadauria flies LCA Tejas at 2nd squadron induction ceremony
Air Force Chief RKS Bhadauria landed the LCA Tejas fighter after a sortie at the induction ceremony of the second squadron of the LCA Tejas ...
Govt to focus on reducing use of imported components in indigenously developed platforms
Defence Minister on Sunday announced that India will stop import of 101 military systems and weapons like transport aircraft, light combat helicopters, conventional submarines and cruise missiles by 2024 to promote India's domestic defence industry. The negative list featured many products which have either been developed by India or are in the development stage.
IAF to operationalise No.18 Squadron at Coimbatore
The No.18 Squadron, formed in 1965 with the motto "Teevra aur Nirbhaya" meaning "Swift and Fearless," was earlier flying MiG 27 aircraft.
HAL conducts maiden flight for advanced LCA Tejas
The Final operational clearance standard (SP-21) variant of Tejas fighter jet is equipped with several advanced features such as Air-to-Air refueling, Beyond Visual Range missile system, etc. This would pave way for production of remaining 15 fighters from the FOC block which are planned to be delivered during the next financial year.
IAF presses ‘reset’ button on modernisation plans to push ‘Make in India’
The AMCA is a 5th generation-plus fighter, which would have a multitude of technologies borne out of the indigenous production of Tejas Mk-II and other contracts under `Make in India’. We expect the AMCA development to take place in a time-frame of next 15 years.
Trending stocks: Tejas Networks shares climb nearly 5%
A total of 222,168 shares changed hands on the counter till 11:51AM (IST).
DAC clears procurement of 83 Tejas aircraft for IAF: Sources
The Defence Acquisition Council (DAC) paved the way for procurement of 83 of the more advanced Mk1A version of the aircraft from Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (HAL) by finalising the contractual and other issues, sources said.
Telcos gain as SC hears submissions in AGR case
HFCL spiked nearly 20 per cent to settle Rs 17.13 and was the biggest gainer. Tejas Networks rose 4.93 per cent, Optiemus 4.90 per cent and Tata Communications 4.80 per cent.
Share market update: BSE Telecom index up; HFCL skyrockets 13%
The S&P BSE Telecom index was trading 0.73 per cent up at 1302.72.
View: India Inc’s full involvement is necessary for an extensive defence manufacturing ecosystem
In view of the new challenges before India, it is now imperative that GoI launch a ‘Defence Mission’ with a 10-year timeframe to achieve full capability development.