A large number of detail parts, sub-assemblies and major component assemblies of aero structure are scheduled to be manufactured in India. The programme will act as a catalyst in employment generation in the aerospace ecosystem of the country and is expected to generate 600 highly skilled jobs directly, over 3000 indirect jobs and an additional 3000 medium skill employment opportunities with more than 42.5 lakh man hours of work within the aerospace and defence sector of India.
500 copters needed of 10-12 tonne class IDD Exclusive In an emerging business opportunity for foreign helicopter makers, India’s Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (HAL) is now looking to produce a ‘medium weight’ multi-role copter in the 10-12 tonne class, by forging a partnership with a company with experience of making such copters. HAL aims to position
IDD Bureau India will yet again invite bids to procure heavy helicopters for its Coast Guard, probably pitching US giant Lockheed Martin and European Airbus against each other for the US $ 910 million deal to supply 14 helicopters. The Defence Acquisition Council (DAC), the apex decision making body of the Ministry of Defence on
IDD Bureau With the defence sector expected to play a ‘major-role’ in increasing India-US trade, the US-India Strategic Partnership Forum (USISPF) will convene the largest gathering of over 300 private sector executives, global CEOs, besides US and Indian government leaders at its second ‘Annual Leadership Summit’ in New Delhi on October 21. The theme of