Category Archives: International

Rolls-Royce to supply MTU rail engines for CRRC trains in Sri Lanka

Rolls-Royce Power Systems and Chinese company Dongfang Electric International Corporation have reached agreement on the supply of four MTU 12V 4000 R41 rail engines to be installed in railcars made by CRRC, the world’s largest train manufacturer, and operated by Sri Lanka Railways. This is the fourth time since the year 2007 that Sri Lanka Railways has … Read More

Rolls-Royce takes major step towards electrifying flight with successful hybrid aero propulsion tests

electrifying flight

Rolls-Royce has taken a significant step towards realising our ambition to provide hybrid-electric propulsion systems for the next generation of aviation, with successful ground tests of a hybrid system using our M250 gas turbine – a highly successful engine usually powering helicopters. The tests are part of one of the world’s most comprehensive

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Boeing receives US Navy Multiyear contract for F/A-18 Production

With a three-year contract award for 78 F/A-18 Block III Super Hornets, Boeing  will play a vital role in the U.S. Navy’s fleet modernization efforts. The Block III configuration adds capability upgrades that include enhanced network capability, longer range, reduced radar signature, an advanced cockpit system and an enhanced communication system.… Read More

Rolls-Royce celebrates confirmation of A350 XWB order from STARLUX Airlines

A350 XWB

Rolls-Royce today joined STARLUX Airlines and Airbus in celebrating the official signing of the agreement for 17 Airbus A350 XWB aircraft and for Trent XWB engines.

STARLUX Airlines also signed a contract for Rolls-Royce’s flagship TotalCare® long-term services for the engines.

The ceremony took place in Taipei, home base of STARLUX Airlines, which

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Sikorsky-Boeing SB>1 DEFIANT™ Helicopter Achieves First Flight


The Sikorsky-Boeing SB>1 DEFIANT™ helicopter achieved first flight today at Sikorsky’s West Palm Beach, Florida site. This revolutionary aircraft, developed by Sikorsky, a Lockheed Martin Company, and Boeing (NYSE: BA), will help inform the next generation of military helicopters as part of the U.S. Army’s Future Vertical … Read More

Rolls-Royce to power 40 new Lufthansa aircraft

Rolls-Royce has been selected by Lufthansa Group to power 40 new aircraft. Its Trent 1000 engine will power 20 Boeing 787 Dreamliners and its Trent XWB will power 20 Airbus A350 XWBs. Rolls-Royce will also provide its flagship TotalCare®long term services for both engine types.

The Trent XWB is the world’s most efficient large aero engine flying today and… Read More

Eleonora Dimitrova appointed Ambassador of Bulgaria to India

Bulgaria’s new ambassador to India Eleonora Dimitrova took office in an unconventional way. She handed her credentials in Delhi dressed in folk costume. The press service of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs explained that with the choice of clothing, Dimitrova has made Bulgaria demonstrate its rich traditions. She explained that she had decided… Read More

Nilamber Acharya appointed Ambassador of Nepal to India

Nilambar Acharya, Nepal’s former law minister, has been appointed as the country’s ambassador to India.The position of the Nepalese ambassador to India was vacant for more than a year after Deep Kumar Upadhyay resigned to join politics. Acharya is the first Nepalese ambassador to take oath of office and secrecy from the president under a new provision.… Read More

Africa-India Field Training Exercise-2019

The inaugural Africa-India Field Training Exercise-2019 for India and African nations called AFINDEX-19 scheduled from 18 March to 27 March 2019 started with a grand opening ceremony on 18 March 2019 at Aundh Military Station, Pune. Contingents of the 17 African Nations i.e. Benin, Botswana, Egypt, Ghana, Kenya, Mauritius, Mozambique, Namibia, Niger,… Read More

Juan Rolando Angulo Monsalve appointed Ambassador of Chile to India

Chile to India

The Minister of Foreign Affairs, Roberto Ampuero, informed that the President of the Republic Sebastián Piñera has appointed Juan Angulo Monsalve as Ambassador of Chile in India, who has already received the respective blessing.

Juan Angulo Monsalve is a career diplomat, Commercial Engineer from the University of Chile (1987), having obtained the Faculty… Read More

Asein Isaev appointed Ambassador of Kyrgyz Republic to India

President Sooronbay Jeenbekov signed a decree according to which Asein Kuseinovich Isaev was appointed Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Kyrgyzstan to the Republic of India and relieved of his previous position, the press service of the President’s Office of the Kyrgyz Republic reported.… Read More