India UK form industry-led defence aerospace group

IDD Bureau The UK India Business Council (UKIBC) have announced the establishment of an Aerospace and Defence Industry Group (ADIG) to promote UK-India collaboration for make in India. Core members of the group include Rolls-Royce, BAE systems, Thales UK, MBDA, Leonardo, TVS Logistics, PEXA, Pattonair and Cranfield University, the council said in statement  on Friday. 

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Indian Navy for Mk-45 guns from BAE

IDD Bureau In a major upward shift in its firepower, the Indian Navy is scheduled to get new US-made guns from BAE Systems for ship-decks. Same guns are being used by the US Navy and nine other Navies, all US partners like Japan or its NATO allies.  US State Department has cleared the sale of

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Defence key driver as USISPF holds summit

Trade between India and US is growing. Source USISPF twitter handle

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

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