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Sukhoi, MiG – The Backbone of Indo-Russian Defense Co-operation

December 10, 2014 @ 12:56 PM

Russian President Vladimir Putins visit to New Delhi, starting tomorrow, will be particularly challenging as he tries to regain lost ground among Indias defence supplier community. Russia was bumped to second place by the US as Indias largest weapons supplier earlier this year after losing a number of helicopter and...

Russia To Sign ‘Make In India’ Defense Deals During Putin’s Visit...

December 8, 2014 @ 09:41 AM

Major deals for defense co-operation between Moscow and New Delhi are likely to be signed during Russian President Vladimir Putins visit to India, Russias ambassador to India, Alexander Kadakin said in an interview with Sputnik Saturday. Putin is expected to visit India on December 10-11 for the 15th Annual India-Russia Summit...

Defense, Aerospace & Cyber Security Shows On The Rise, Several New Expos

December 5, 2014 @ 04:18 PM

In the past five years, defense shows and exhibitions around the world have ballooned owing to the surge in demand for military technology and arms in growing markets. This surge is credited to an influx of new defense and aerospace exhibitions launched around the world

Russian MiG-29 Aircraft Crashes Outside Moscow: Reports

December 4, 2014 @ 12:17 PM

A Russian MiG-29 Fulcrum trainer jet has crashed outside Moscow and both pilots survived, RIA Novosti reported on Thursday. “A MiG-29 jet fighter crashed near the settlement of Chemodurovo in the Voskresensky region

US Navy Gets First MQ-8C Fire Scout Unmanned Helicopter

December 4, 2014 @ 11:54 AM

Northrop Grumman has delivered the first operational MQ-8C Fire Scout unmanned helicopter to the U.S

Allocation for Indian Armed Forces Falls Short Of Requirement

December 4, 2014 @ 11:15 AM

Money allocated for modernization of the Indian Armed Forces has fallen short of requirement during fiscal 2014-15. According to figures presented before the Indian parliament earlier this week, the projections for the army, navy and air force are INR 33,167

Pakistani Air Force Inducts 50 Indigenous JF-14 Fighter Aircraft

December 4, 2014 @ 08:16 AM

Pakistan has reportedly taken delivery of 50 indigenously-built JF-17 Thunder fight jets into its airforce. According to Air Marshal Javed Ahmed, chief of the state-owned Pakistan Aeronautical Complex (PAC), the Pakistan Air Force (PAF) had already received 50 of the home-made aircraft and that the supply of the second block would start this month

HAL To Develop Passenger Aircraft, Govt Approval Expected Soon

December 3, 2014 @ 11:23 AM

Hindustan Aeronautics Ltd plans to develop a passenger aircraft in the near future, according to HAL Chairman, Dr RK Tyagi. Tyagi also says that the company is awaiting government approval on the formation of a new company that will take the project forward

Airbus Group, Safran Announce JV Called Airbus Safran Launchers

December 3, 2014 @ 10:56 AM

Airbus Group and Safran have announced the creation of their new Joint Venture named Airbus Safran Launchers. With an initial workforce of around 450, starting operations on 1 January 2015, Airbus Safran Launchers will maintain the outstanding level of quality and reliability of Ariane 5, while working on a new family of state-of-the-art space launchers to foster Europes leading role in the space industry

Rising Gripen Sales Show Global Need For Light Fighter Aircraft

December 2, 2014 @ 12:24 PM

The Saab Gripen is quietly usurping fighter aircraft sales while competitors like the Lockheed F-35 face cuts in global sales orders. In October, Saab won a $5

UAE Merges 11 Units To Create Large Defense Company

December 2, 2014 @ 12:21 PM

Mubadala Development Company and Tawazun Holding on Tuesday announced the launch of the Emirates Defence Industries Company (EDIC), the UAE's first integrated national defence supplier. According to Arabian Business, the new company will comprise 11 units including the subsidiaries of Mubadala, Tawazun and Emirates Advanced Investment Group (EAIG) at the conclusion of the first phase of integration, with a formal transfer of ownership from January

Indian MMRCA Deal To Be Resolved Soon

December 2, 2014 @ 08:55 AM

In his first meeting with his French counterpart Jean-Yves Le Drian, Indian Defense Minister Manohar Parrikar raised the MMRCA deal with Dassault and said it would be "resolved in a fast-tracked manner". This is the second visit to India by the French defense minister in the past six months and the first since Manohar Parrikar became the defense minister

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