India’s Mahindra Defence Systems has started a C-130J Super Hercules simulator training centre at the Air Force (IAF) station in Hindon outside Delhi.
The facility offers training with a full motion simulator to the crew that operate the C-130J special operations aircraft acquired from Lockheed Martin in 2011.
“The technology and configuration and configuration of the simulator enable trainee aircrew to perform precision low-level flying, airdrops, disaster relief, HADR Operations and landing in blackout conditions status with zero Flight Time,” an air force spokesperson said.
“We believe this will help deliver the objectives of the Government of India and the Indian Air Force of building indigenous military capabilities.” said S.P. Shukla, group president, aerospace & defence sector, and chairman, Mahindra Defence Systems said in a statement Wednesday.
Mahindra Defence Systems, in its endeavor to support the Make in India initiative of the Government of India, is consistently building the ecosystem through similar programs towards a mission ready IAF,” S.P Shukla added.
The centre will hone the tactical and operational skills of the C-130J pilots, combat system operators and loadmasters to conduct special operations.
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
Mahindra Defence and Airbus Helicopters inked a pact to form a joint venture to produce military helicopters in India. The statement of intent was signed on January 24 by representatives of both companies in the presence of Prime Minister Narendra Modi and French President Francois Hollande, PTI reported
Mahindra Defence Naval Systems has teamed up with Ultra Electronics UK to provide Underwater Warfare equipment for the Indian Navy and radios for the Indian Army. With the renewed thrust from the government in clearing various naval programs and the emphasis on ‘Make In India, the two companies have come together to build and supply new generation advanced systems like the New Torpedo Defence System (NTDS), Integrated Anti Submarine Warfare Defence Suite (IADS) and Mine Counter Measure (MCM) Equipment, in addition to other programs involving systems for Anti Submarine Warfare(ASW) vessels, submarine safety equipment, sonobuoys, underwater ranges etc
Mahindra Groups subsidiary, Mahindra Aerospace has won a large aero-components production contract from Airbus Groups Premium AEROTEC of Germany. Deliveries are scheduled to commence this year, announced in a press release Monday
Indias Tech Mahindra and Israeli ELTA Systems, a subsidiary of Israel Aerospace Industries (IAI have partnered to provide cyber solutions and services to government and enterprise customers in India and around the world. The partnership will enable the companies to design and deliver bespoke Security Operation Centres (C-SOCs), Computer Emergency Response Teams (CERTs) and Forensic Laboratories, leveraging on automation and orchestration tools, AI and Machine learning analytics
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
Lockheed Martin has unveiled a small lightweight, canister launched unmanned aircraft system (UAS), Outrider, at the Defence and Security Equipment International (DSEI). Outrider has been designed by engineers at Lockheed Martin UK's Havant facility in partnership with Wirth Research
The US Air Force awarded Lockheed Martin a $45.5 million contract to provide Military Code (M-Code) Early Use (MCEU) capability to the Global Positioning System (GPS)
Indian government is finalising cyber security standards to counter rising cyber attacks and breach of financial and personal data from mobile-phone companies. “The products of all mobile manufacturing units must be security-compliant
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