India, US may sign a pact on defence technology sharing at 2+2 Washington meet
It is expected that the two sides will sign the Industrial Security Annex (ISA) that will enable transfer of technology by a US firm to its Indian partners in the private sector. While several US companies, including Lockheed Martin and Boeing, are already working on defence products with Indian partners — mostly to meet offset obligations.
Watch: Defence Minister Rajnath Singh attends passing out parade of IMA
Defence Minister Rajnath Singh reviewed Passing out Parade of Indian ...
Exim Bank provides USD 500 mn credit to Bangladesh for defence procurement
Export Import Bank of India entered into an agreement on April 11 ...
The Wadi connection: Technology startups from Israel’s Silicon Wadi have found a fertile ground in India
Technology startups from Israel’s equivalent of Silicon Valley have found a fertile ground in India.
Wipro to establish Cyber Defence Centre in Melbourne
The new centre in South Melbourne will offer protection from cyber-attacks to the organisations and will generate 100 new tech jobs for locals. According to Wipro Senior Vice President Raja Ukil, "The launch of the centre in Melbourne showcases Wipro's commitment to leverage local talent and specialised expertise to cater to the cyber security needs of the region."
Meet the citizen astronomers who chase stars
Despite many hurdles, India has a thriving citizen astronomy community — extremely tech savvy and motivated, says Vishal Upendran, a PhD scholar in Pune who classifies them into two groups — data analysers and astro-photographers.
Since 2014, MoD inked around 180 deals with local industry
"A contract for manufacture of frigates under Project P 17A was signed in February 2015 with Mazagon Dockyards Limited (MDL), Mumbai valued worth Rs 45,000 crore while two frigates under Project P1135.6 are slated to be manufactured by Goa Shipyard Limited (GSL) under a contract signed in October 2018 worth Rs 14,100 crore," said Defence Ministry.
Maveric Systems rolls out academy to groom data technology experts
The academy was founded by the company as a response to train big data technologists to address banks’ digital transformation challenges. The platform will serve as a means to upskill and cross-skill fresh graduates, interns and existing employees, and then deploy them on live projects.
Are we waiting for 'cyber earthquake' to get act together: Top official
Addressing the congregation at International Symposium on Quantum Information Technology, 2019, National Cyber Security Coordinator Lt General Rajesh Pant emphasised on the work that National Disaster Management Authority has done in disaster management.
Greg Hyttenrauch named Cognizant EVP, President of Digital Systems & Technology
Prior to Vodafone, Hyttenrauch spent seven years at Capgemini, holding leadership roles that included Deputy CEO, Global Infrastructure Services, and Global Sales Officer and CEO of the UK and Nordics Outsourcing Business Unit.
Indian Army requires 200 armoured fighting vehicles for Pakistan border
The army recently announced its plan to procure 198 wheeled armoured fighting vehicles (AFV) for reconnaissance and support to tank regiments in mechanised warfare. The army plans to use these AFVs in the plain sectors of Punjab and Rajasthan. It wants that these AFVs should be able to operate in not only developed areas in this region, but in riverine terrain as well.
View: An overarching Defence Industrial Strategy can set the course ahead
The strategic direction needs to be provided by an overarching DIS which sets the course ahead , by taking a capability driven systems view of the entire gamut of defence manufacturing. The defence industrial policy of yesteryears which stipulated self sufficiency and self reliance did not amplify what was to be done to achieve these aims.
UP cabinet gives clearance to 25% subsidy, full stamp duty waiver for defence industry
"The cabinet has amended the UP Defence, Aerospace Unit and Employment Promotion Policy-2018 with provision of providing 25 per cent subsidy and 100 per cent stamp duty waiver for setting up defence industry in the state," Industrial Development Minister Satish Mahana told reporters in the state capital.
This smart jacket gives an electric shock to assailants, protects women from assault
The technology used in the jacket is a combination of conductive textile, printed electronics, hardware and software that can be used to sen...
Mphasis partners with Quantel AI to build AI-based risk management technology
The partnership agreement enables Mphasis to build, sell, implement and support joint solutions based on Quantel AI's anomaly detection engine.
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