The Indian Army has received four United States manufactured M777 long-range Ultra-light Howitzers (ULH) and will resume trials at Pokhran later this month. The tests were stopped following a barrel burst caused by faulty ammunition in September last year
Indias Mahindra Defence and Aeronautics of Israel signed a Memorandum of Understanding early this week to partner for Naval Shipborne Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs). As per the contract, both the firm offer a UAV system which can be launched and recovered from Indian warships
Bharat Electronics Limited (BEL) and Mahindra Defence Systems Limited signed an MoU to jointly address emerging opportunities in the domestic market under the policy initiatives of the Government of India, like Make in India and the Export Promotion Policy of the Ministry of Defence to target the export market. Anandi Ramalingam, Director (Marketing), BEL, and N Raveeswaran, Head, Strategic Business Partnerships, Aerospace and Defence, Mahindra Defence, signed the MoU documents in the presence of M V Gowtama, CMD, BEL, and S P Shukla, Group President, Mahindra Group, during the on-going DefExpo 2018
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
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,”
The Indian Army is carrying out field trials on two M-777 A-2 long-range ultra-light howitzers (ULH) in Pokhran which it received in May this year. The test-firing of the guns is primarily aimed at collating and determining various critical data like trajectory, speed and frequency of fire of the M-777 A-2 ULH which are expected to be mostly deployed along the border with China
India on Thursday received the first two of 145 M777 ultra-light howitzers as part of the $750 million dollar contract signed with the US in November 2016. Under the contract, 25 guns will come to India in a fly-away condition (two per month will be delivered), while 120 will be assembled at the proposed assembly integration and test facility for the weapon system in India in partnership with Mahindra Defence, located in Faridabad
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
Airbus Helicopters has awarded a contract to Mahindra Aerostructures to make airframe parts for the AS565 MBe Panther. These parts will be produced at the Mahindra facility in Bengaluru, India
Boeing and Mahindra Defence Systems today formally opened a center in Gurgaon to provide C-17 training services to the Indian Air Force (IAF). Once fully operational, the new center will be capable of conducting local and multi-site simulations for added realism and more robust training
Tata Advanced Systems (TASL) is tying up with Bell helicopters competing against Mahindra-Airbus combine for the Indian Navys $2 billion contract for 100 utility helicopters to be operated from warships. Tata will form a joint venture with Bell to bid for the contract under existing foreign direct investment norms,
BAE Systems has selected Mahindra as its India partner for USD 700 million worth deal for the supply of 145 M777 howitzers, an ultralight weight artillery guns with a strike range of 25 kms. The gun deal would be through Foreign Military Sales (FMS) but the “spares, maintenance and ammunition will be operated through Indian systems”, defence sources were quoted as saying PTI today
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