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India Pavilion inaugurated at Cannes Film Festival 2018

Film Festival 2018

The inaugural session of the Indian Pavilion at the Cannes Film Festival 2018 was held at Cannes, France. Hosted by noted actor Shri Sharad Kelkar, the Indian delegation present consisted of H.E. Vinay Mohan Kwatra, Ambassador of India to France, Shri Ashok Kumar Parmar, Joint Secretary, Ministry of I&B, Govt. Of India, Shri Prasoon Joshi, Writer, … Read More

New Retail in New India, The Summit 2018

New Retail in New India, The Summit 2018

New Retail in New India, The Summit 2018.… Read More

Aero India 2017 draws to a close

Curtains came down on the Aero India – 2017 at Air Force Station Yelahanka in Bengaluru. Having evolved over the years, the 11th edition of the event went through smoothly without a glitch drawing unprecedented crowds that bear testimony to the premier Air Show of Asia having come of age.

The highlights of this year’s show have been:

(a)        Participation… Read More

Aero India 2017: US, Indian govts talking on making F-16 in India

American defence major Lockheed Martin said discussions are currently taking place between the US and Indian governments on the company’s plans to set up manufacturing base for F-16 fighter jets in India.

American defence major Lockheed Martin today said discussions are currently taking place between the US and Indian governments on the company’s… Read More

Lockheed Martin Awarded U.S. Navy Contract for Full-Rate Production of Avionics Test System

The U.S. Navy has approved full rate production for Lockheed Martin’s Electronic Consolidated Automated Support System (eCASS). Lockheed Martin is set to deliver 63 eCASS stations to the U.S. Navy as part of a $166 million contract.

The new eCASS technology has a smaller footprint than the legacy CASS and is faster and more reliable. Customers will… Read More

Aero India 2017: BEL unveils first-ever digitised radio comm set

BEL is expected to hand over a couple of these radio sets to the Indian Army in March for evaluation, and a version for the navy is also under consideration.The Digital India initiative may have just received a boost with Bharat Electronics limited unveiling their first-ever digitised radio communication set, STARS-V mark III.Visitors at the BEL stall-Indian Bureaucracy

BEL’s Navratna Defense… Read More

Modi’s Make in India initiative comes good at Aero India show

Several global defence firms have signed up with local Indian companies during the ongoing Aero India show to expand, manufacture locally and encourage Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s “Make in India” initiative.

Defence firm Aequs Private Ltd said that it will open a multi-capability aerospace and defence manufacturing facility in Tuem, Goa, to … Read More

Saab, Adani Group in discussions for fighter jet manufacturing deal

Saab AB of Sweden, makers of Gripen fighter jets, is in talks with the Gautam Adani-led Adani Group for a manufacturing partnership, a person aware of the development said.

Saab is one of two firms in the race for India’s next multi-billion fighter jet order. The other is Lockheed Martin Corp. of the US, which makes the F-16 jets. Saab has promised to build what… Read More

Aero India 2017: Govt sets terms for fighter jet deals

Whoever bags the next big fighter jet deal will have to set up a facility in India and produce those planes under the proposed strategic partnership model—with no exceptions granted, defence minister Manohar Parrikar said .

He was responding to a question on recent reports that US-plane maker Lockheed Martin is reviewing the clearances taken to make F-16… Read More

Make in India recce jet, LCH steals aero show

Make in India seems to be the focus of this year’s Aero India. The 11th edition of Asia’s biggest aviation spectacle started at the Yelahanka airbase in Bengaluru .

A day after the IAF inducted the first indigenously developed all-weather airborne early warning and control (AEW&C) system on the inaugural day of the show, the Army on Wednesday… Read More

Aero India 2017: Netra, a home-grown eye in the sky

A few minutes after noon , Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar stepped out of a gleaming, silver colored aircraft, christened “Netra” at Aero India 2017, and remarked “it’s an important hallmark to have an indigenous system,” marking the fruition of late prime minister Indira Gandhi’s dream for a home-grown eye in the sky, the Airborne Early Warning… Read More