The Indian government is likely to expedite three major defense programs that include the Futuristic Infantry Combat Vehicle (FICV), the Tactical Communication System (TCS) and the Battlefield Management System (BMS) and is likely to approve them by year-end. Indian Defense minister, Nirmala Sitharaman has guaranteed the industry that decisions on these three projects will be expedited and approved in a time-bound manner by the Cabinet Committee on Security (CCS) chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi,
India's advanced towed artillery gun system (ATAGS) being developed locally for the Indian Army performed successful long range shell firing tests. The 155-millimetre, 52-calibre gun-howitzer fired three shells out to a distance of 47
The Indian Defense Acquisition Council (DAC) is likely to take a decision later this month about reissuing expression of interest (EoI) for the Armys futuristic infantry combat vehicle (FICV) program. “At the recent Defence Procurement Board (DPB) meeting, it was decided to let the DAC take a call about reissuing expression of interest (EoI) for the FICV,”
Turkish FNSS Savunma has won a contract to build 23 amphibious armored assault vehicles, 2 amphibious assault command vehicles and 2 amphibious assault rescue vehicles for the Turkish armed forces. FNSS will develop a new ZÄ±rhlÄ± Amfibi Hücum AracÄ± (ZAHA) amphibious assault vehicle for use on new TCG Anadolu amphibious assault ship, According to Undersecretariat for Defence Industries of Turkeys Ministry of National Defence
India's Maharashtra government has confirmed today that two industrial estates for defence manufacturing will be set up in the state. One industrial estate will be set up at Jejuri in Pune district and another in Ahmednagar district,
Boeing has awarded a contract to Bharat Forge to supply titanium forgings for Boeing 777X airplane. The titanium forgings will be developed and manufactured by Bharat Forge using a closed die forging process
Bharat Forge Limited and AM General LLC have announced today at DEFEXPO 2016 that they teaming to bid for India's Light Specialist Vehicle (LSV) program. AM General's battle-tested HMMWV is offered as the LSV's base platform -- with final build and production to take place in India
Rafael is discussing a joint venture with Bharat Forge to produce Spike Anti-Tank Guided Missiles (ATGM) in India. Rafael has completed all preparatory work with Bharat Forge for the collaboration, President and CEO of the company Yoav Har-Even told Vayu in an interview
South Korean Spy Agency will hold an emergency meeting to look into the government agencys readiness against potential cyber terror threats from the North. The meeting will be held on Tuesday and will be convened by Choi Jong-il, National Intelligence Service (NIS) third deputy chief in charge of industrial intelligence and cyber security affairs, Yonhap news agency reported Monday
Tata Motors has signed a strategic agreement with Bharat Forge Limited and General Dynamics for Indian Armys Future Infantry Combat Vehicle (FICV) program. Tata Motors will lead the consortium, with Bharat Forge Limited as a partner, while General Dynamics Land Systems will bring in its much proven expertise in combat vehicle platforms, the company said in a release Monday
Saab, Kalyani Strategic Systems Ltd (KSSL) have announced plans to set up a joint venture to bid for Indias SRSAM and VSHORAD Air Defence Programmes. The joint venture will handle the main part of production and delivery of these air defence systems to the Indian customer
Bharat Forge subsidary, Kalyani Strategic Systems has entered into a joint venture with Israels Rafael Advanced Defense Systems to bid for defence programmes in India, including infantry combat vehicle BMP II upgrade. The joint venture company Kalyani Rafael Advanced Systems will look to address programmes in relation to BMP II upgrade, tactical control systems, other advanced systems and other such programmes floated or to be floated by the Ministry of Defence, Bharat Forge said in a BSE filing Wednesday
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