Lockheed Martin has offered to manufacture in its proposed Indian facility, over 400 new F-16 Block 70 fighter aircraft and upgrade some 400 more jets for its international customers. However, its setting up a manufacturing plant will be conditional to it getting an Indian MoD contract to manufacture over 100 aircraft for the Indian Air Force
Tata Boeing Aerospace today delivered the first AH-64 Apache combat helicopter fuselage from its manufacturing facility in Hyderabad, India. The fuselage will now be transported to Boeings AH-64 Apache manufacturing facility in the USA, for integration into the final assembly line
Tata Lockheed Martin Aerostructures Limited (TLMAL), a joint venture between Tata Advanced Systems Limited (TASL) and Lockheed Martin, inaugurated Indias first-of-its-kind metal-to-metal bonding facility at Adibatla, Hyderabad on Wednesday. The new 4,700 square-meter metal-to-metal bonding facility adds a new cutting-edge capability to the Indian aerospace industry and enables TASL to use this technology across manufacturing programmes for complex aerostructures manufacturing and increased indigenisation, which directly supports the Government of Indias “Make in India” initiative
Tata Boeing Aerospace (TBAL), a joint venture between Boeing and Tata Advanced Systems (TASL) today inaugurated its facility to produce fuselages for the AH-64 Apache helicopter. Spread over 14,000-square metres and employing 350 highly skilled workers, the facility will be the sole global producer of fuselages for AH-64 Apache helicopter delivered by Boeing to its global customers including the US Army, a joint press release from Tata and Boeing said
GE and Tata group, Indias leading global enterprise, today established a Structural Center of Excellence (COE) focused on development of aero-engine components, located in Hyderabad, South India. The COE will incorporate latest technologies from GE and best manufacturing practices to deliver complex high precision aero-engine components to the worlds fastest-selling jet engine, the CFM LEAP engine
Indian defense ministry has issued more than $1.5 billion tender for acquiring 61 Close in Weapon Systems (CIWS) from domestic manufacturers under the Make in India program
Indias $10 billion is believed to have hit a roadblock over contentious issues of transfer of technology (ToT) and equity participation even as negotiations for buying additional Rafale jets from French Dassault are underway. The two main contenders for the deal — Lockheed Martin and SAAB — have made it clear to the Defence Ministry that they will not go in for a complete transfer of technology (ToT) with 49 per cent equity participation in the joint ventures that they have inked with their respective Indian partners Tata Advanced Defense Systems and Adani Group,
Indian home-grown 155mm/45-caliber towed howitzer, Dhanush has failed weapons test for the third time. “The Dhanush 155mm/45-caliber artillery gun has failed on three occasions in a row in the last three months when the shell of the gun hit the muzzle brake in one of the six prototype guns currently undergoing user trials,”
The Indian Army has received modern ballistic helmets that can bear impact from a short range earlier this month. The helmets are designed to bear the impact of 9 mm ammunition fired from a short range
Lockheed Martin and Indias Tata Advanced Systems Limited (TASL) signed an agreement affirming the companies intent to join hands to produce the F-16 Block 70 in India. The agreement was signed at the Paris Air show Monday
Boeing and Tata Advanced Systems Limited (TASL) have delivered the first crown and tailcone assembly for the Indian configuration of the CH-47F Chinook helicopter. Manufactured by TASL in Hyderabad, the parts will be delivered to Boeing for final assembly of the 15 helicopters on delivery to the Indian Air Force
Indias two private-sector firms, Tata Power SED and the Kalyani Group have won $4.5 billion to jointly co-develop Advanced Towed Artillery Gun System (ATAGS) with state-owned Defence Research and Development Organization (DRDO)
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