Gulf countries looking towards India to build their Defence Industry

  Many Gulf countries especially the United Arab Emirates and Saudi Arabia have outlined their Vision plans for modernizing their economies and are looking at India as an important trading partner in a range of sectors including defence. Military-to-military relations and focus on maritime security is noteworthy, opines an international…

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‘All Systems Go’ for India’s very own Stealth Jet – MoD to seek Cabinet nod

Highlights The defence establishment plans to seek the Cabinet Committee on Security’s approval for the detailed design and prototype development of the advanced medium combat aircraft (AMCA) by early next year The twin-engine AMCA will combine advanced stealth, supercruise, super-maneuverability, data fusion, and multi-sensor integration with AESA (active electronically scanned…

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Indigenous platforms to increase India’s defence exports

  Finding buyers for indigenously-developed platforms is a major challenge for India in its quest to increase defence exports, experts said here on Wednesday. At present, Indian defence exports comprise components that are mostly used by foreign original equipment manufacturers for building larger platforms. In the year 2018-19, the Indian…

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Deal with HAL for 83 Tejas Light Combat Aircraft soon: Indian Air Force

  The Indian Air Force (IAF) is likely to sign a deal with Hindustan Aeronautics Ltd (HAL) for acquiring 83 Tejas Light Combat Aircraft (LCA) as negotiations over the price of the fighter jets are almost done, defence sources said here on Tuesday. In December 2017, the IAF had issued…

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Hindustan Aeronautics Limited(HAL) strike enters 8th Day – Modi Govt silent

  October 21 marked the eighth day of zero production at all the nine Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (HAL) units across the country. Nearly 20,000 workers of the public defence undertaking have been observing an indefinite strike over “discrimination” in the wage revision of executives and workmen. The HAL management has…

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How the Saras Aircraft will be a game-changer : Analysis

  The first-ever indigenous light passenger aircraft Saras is all set to soar the skies and will prove to be a game-changer in domestic civil aviation. With the fillip to domestic manufacturing by Prime Minister (PM) Narendra Modi, the 19-seater Saras Mk2 project led by the Council of Scientific and…

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