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15 February, 2017 1:26 AM BEL launches new weapon control system for Arjun battle tank

Public sector defence major Bharat Electronics (BEL) on Tuesday unveiled a new weapon control system — Remote-Controlled Weapon Station (RCWS)/Air Defence Weapon Station (ADWS) for 12.7 mm gun of MBT Arjun MK-II battle tank — at Aero India 2017. RCWS is an improvised version of the manually operated air defence gun. Presently, the 12.7 mm guns of all tanks 217

9 June, 2016 8:29 AM Slumbering tiger, roaring dragon: How India’s defence stacks up against its biggest regional competitor China

NEW DELHI: India's defence sector made the maximum buzz this year. It started with Finance Minister Arun Jaitley omitting any allocation for defence in his Budget speech, then came the new, albeit incomplete, Defence Procurement Policy (DPP) that promised to plug holes in manufacturing. The latest clincher in this list will be Prime Minister Modi's success 241

15 March, 2016 3:50 AM Rusty Jets On Tarmac Show India Beer Baron's Fallen Empire

In an airfield in southern India, seven planes of the failed Kingfisher Airlines rust away -- relics of a former billionaire's ambition and emblems of the complex regulations that hamper Indian aviation. The decaying aircraft, damaged by floods in Chennai late last year, were part of the fleet of India's once second-largest airline. As authorities try to recover 217

10 December, 2015 5:52 AM Bharat Forge, Rolls-Royce sign pact for supply of aero engine components

Bharat Forge says it has formalized a significant supply agreement for a long-term cooperation without disclosing the contract value Auto components maker Bharat Forge Ltd (BFL) has entered into a agreement with Rolls-Royce Plc to supply critical and high integrity forged and machined components for a range of aero engines, including the flagship Trent 129

13 April, 2015 2:55 PM India's order for two Rafale squadrons casts doubt on larger deal

NEW DELHI (Reuters) - Any future Indian purchase of Rafale jets will come through direct talks with the French government, the defence minister said on Monday, suggesting that commercial negotiations for a larger deal with Dassault Aviation have been shelved. Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday announced a plan to buy 36 planes from Dassault through 80

12 April, 2015 3:44 PM Fadnavis sets priorities for Hannover Trade Fair

Mumbai: As Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis is set to join Prime Minister Narendra Modi in Hannover on Monday, he has several priorities in focus, including setting up a manufacture facility for German auto giant Volkswagen and attracting Swedish aerospace and defence company Saab to invest in the state. Besides, Fadnavis will also meet top officials 91

10 April, 2015 10:42 AM India negotiating to buy 63 Rafale jets from France

PARIS (Reuters) - India is negotiating to buy 63 Rafale fighter jets made in France for 7.2 billion euros ($7.65 billion) with a view to reaching a deal during the Indian prime minister's visit to Paris starting on Friday, French newspaper Le Monde reported. "The discussions went on through the night and were still going on this morning," Le Monde quoted 42

3 April, 2015 11:51 PM Changes planned in offset clauses

New policy expected to bring more FDI in defence In line with the government’s assurances to streamline defence procurements, the Defence Ministry is set to bring about major changes in offset provisions in the new Defence Procurement Procedure (DPP) 2015, to be released in the next two months. Offset obligations were introduced in 2005 to develop the defence 56

2 April, 2015 8:26 AM 5/20 rule for Indian carriers must go: Civil Aviation Min

The '5/20 rule', which mandates a domestic carrier to be five—year—old and have a fleet of 20 aircraft to fly on international routes, should be "done away with" as it is adversely affecting the sector, Civil Aviation Minister Ashok Gajapathi Raju said here on Wednesday. Raju, who was here to attend 'Gujarat Aero Conclave-2015, told reporters such rules 56

1 April, 2015 9:37 PM Centre reviewing safety steps after Germanwings incident

The four-day conclave is marked by daily air shows by aircraft of British Aerobatics Champions In the aftermath of the Germanwings incident, the Indian government has begun to look at safety issues in aircraft and it is open to suggestions on how it can be enhanced, Union Civil Aviation Minister P. Ashok Gajapathi Raju said here on Wednesday 15