Indias Samtel Avionics and South Koreas Hanwha Systems are planning to set up joint venture to manufacture products of avionics and military applications under ‘Make in India. The joint venture is aimed at manufacturing military electronics and optronics across multiple platforms, such as missile electronics, rockets, guided missile and laser-guided bombs
India has so far approved 36 Foreign Direct Investment (FDI)/ Joint Venture proposals in defense sector for the manufacture of defense equipment, both with Indian Public and Private Companies as on March 2016. This information was given by Minister of State for Defence Subhash Bhamre in the parliament Friday
Samtel Avionics has achieved a milestone by completing supply of 1000 units of indigenously manufactured Multi-Function Displays (MFDs) to Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (HAL) for induction into frontline Sukhoi Su-30 MKI aircrafts. The proud accomplishment implies that now out of a planned fleet of 272 Sukhoi aircrafts with the Indian Air Force, 143 would be flying with India-made MFDs – a critical component of an aircraft cockpit
Several business representatives from French defense industry will be part of the delegation that will be accompanying Minister of Defense Jean-Yves Le Drian during his visit to Malaysia on August 31st and September 1. Representatives from Dassault Aviation, Thales, Safran, DCNS, DCI, MBDA will be part of the delegation along with 10 members of Parliament, among them Jean-Pierre Raffarin, chairman of the Senate Foreign Affairs, Defense and Armed Forces Committee and former Prime Minister, and Patricia Adam, chairman of the National Assembly Defense and Armed Forces Committee, French Embassy in Kuala Lumpur said last Thursday
The upgraded Mirage 2000 fighter aircraft will be installed with India-made multi-function displays under Indo-French partnership to enhance operational life of the multi-role fighters by 20 years. The potential project valued at US $15 million (INR 100 crore) is a joint venture between Samtel Avionics and Thales, (STAL)
Indias domestic firm Samtel Avionics and General Dynamics have signed an agreement to co-produce digital display systems for the Indian Army. Samtel is expecting to promote display systems market for the Indian Army, Navy and Air Force, estimated to be worth $90 million, according to Defense News
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