By end –April, the total number of Rafale fighter jets in the Indian Air Force (IAF) fleet would go upto 21.
The United Arab Emirates (UAE), headquartered EDGE, has broken into the top 25, making it the first company from the middle east to break into the exclusive club dominated by US, European, Russia and Chinese companies.
The policy aims to promote ‘Make in India’ as OEM’s which transfer technology to Indian companies will gain under the new policy while those who can move their manufacturing plants to India will get priority.
India ready to issue a formal tender for a multi-billion dollar project to make six new-generation stealth submarines. A foreign manufacturer will tie-up with an Indian partner to make these under-sea vessels for nearly $ 7 Billion.
OEM’s can do offsets by investing in manufacturing IDD exclusive Ushering a major change, the Indian Ministry of Defence has okayed a new set of guidelines allowing critical technologies like powerful jet engines, hypersonic flight, seekers for guided missiles, robotics and stealth, among others, to be acquired by the Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO).
Def-expo 2020 IDD Bureau European giant MBDA and Indian company Larsen and Toubro ( L&T) have announced they have export orders for select missiles and will separately display latest anti-tank guided missiles (ATGM-5) at the ‘Def-expo’ 2020 which opens in Lucknow on February 5. The companies also will be showcasing next-gen offerings like Short range
IDD Bureau India has announced a change in its military structure. A new rank called the Chief of Defence Staff (CDS) has been added. A uniformed four-star rank General will be the CDS. The same person will also head the Department of Military Affairs (DMA), a newly created entity under the Ministry of Defence. These
IDD Bureau Safran, the French engine maker, which has an existing partnership to make engines for helicopters in India, has proposed a path-breaking technology transfer to power fighter jets in India and as per India’s requirements. The proposal includes options for engines for the Advanced Medium Combat Aircraft (AMCA), that is New Delhi’s version of