Dassault Aviation has signed deal with 30 Indian companies and is talking to 60 more to set up a supply-chain network for its JV with Reliance Defence in Nagpur. The supply chain network will feed its JV with Reliance Defencewhich is engaged in executing offsets contract as part of India's buy of 36 Rafale fighter jets
The former French President, Francois Hollande has reportedly said in an interview that the neither the French government nor Dassault had any choice but to choose Reliance Defense as the local partner as the name was proposed by the Indian government for the procurement of Rafale fighter jets. “We did not have a choice
Indias Arjun main battle tank will reportedly receive the first prototypes of the hull and turret by the manufacturer Reliance Infra, six months ahead of schedule, according to The Hindu report. “We are ready to deliver the hull and turret for the Arjun Mark II MBT six months ahead of schedule,” a Reliance spokesperson told
Eric Trappier, the chairman of French Dassault Aviation has said that certain parts of Rafale fighter jets and Falcon commercial jet are going to be manufactured in Indias Dassault Reliance Aerospace Limited (DRALs) manufacturing facility at Mihan in Nagpur. With production from DRAL expected to start as early as 2018 and the first Rafale expected to land in India in 2019, Eric Trappier said in an interview with
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,
Reliance Defence and Engineering Limited (RDEL) today launched the first two Naval Offshore Patrol Vessels (NOPVs) for the Indian Navy at its shipyard in Pipavav, Gujarat. The ships are part of a five ship project being constructed for the Indian Navy
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,”
US technology firm Leidos won a contract worth more than $27 million to install an undersea warfare combat system on board US Navy warships, the Department of Defense said in a press release. The contract award also includes a foreign military sales clause for installation of the gear on Spanish and Japanese ships
Thales and Reliance Defence Limited announced today their intent to form an Indian Joint Venture (JV) with the proposed shareholding of 49% and 51% respectively. The JV aims to develop Indian capabilities to integrate and maintain Radar and Electronic Warfare sensors
The Indian government is set to roll-out the process for US$ 9.3 billion (INR 60,000 crore) submarine programme for its navy, to bolster military presence in Indian Ocean region
Dassault will be the biggest investor in Indias defense sector under the Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) following the Rafale fighter jet deal. The first tranche of FDI, about INR 200 crore ($31 million) is likely to come by July,
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