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Eric Beranger appointed as CEO of MBDA

Eric Beranger appointed as CEO of MBDA

By: IDR News Network | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 21 May , 2019

Eric Beranger is to be MBDA’s new Chief Executive Officer, with effect from 1 June 2019, replacing Antoine Bouvier. Over the past 20 years Eric has worked in a number of senior positions in...

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IAF receives its first Apache AH-64E helicopter

IAF receives its first Apache AH-64E helicopter

By: IDR News Network | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 13 May , 2019

First AH-64E (I) – Apache Guardian helicopter was formally handed over to the Indian Air Force at Boeing production facility in Mesa, Arizona, USA on  10 May 19. Air Marshal AS Butola, represented...

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INS Vela: The Fourth Scorpene Class Submarine

INS Vela: The Fourth Scorpene Class Submarine

By: IDR News Network | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 06 May , 2019

Vela, the fourth Scorpene class submarine being constructed by Mazagon Dock Shipbuilders Limited for the Indian Navy, was launched on 06 May 2019, by Mrs Veena Ajay Kumar, wife of Dr Ajay Kumar,...

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INS Ranjit Sails into Sunset Culminating 36 years of Glorious Era

INS Ranjit Sails into Sunset Culminating 36 years of Glorious Era

By: IDR News Network | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 06 May , 2019

INS Ranjit, a Rajput class destroyer  was decommissioned at a solemn yet grand ceremony at Naval Dockyard, Visakhapatnam culminating a glorious era on 06 May 2019. The decommissioning ceremony was...

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Russian Helicopters presented a mockup of the VRT500

Russian Helicopters presented a mockup of the VRT500

By: IDR News Network | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 11 Apr , 2019

The design bureau VR-Technologies, subsidiary of Rostec’s Russian Helicopters holding company, presented a mockup of the light multi-purpose helicopter VRT500 at the Fuorisalone exhibition (part...

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Kalyani Group and Thales to develop the Next Generation of Defence Systems...

Kalyani Group and Thales to develop the Next Generation of Defence Systems...

By: IDR News Network | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 09 Apr , 2019

Kalyani Group and Thales have formalized a new collaboration for the design, development and manufacture of next generation weapons systems for the Defence and Law Enforcement sectors in India and...

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SAM Manekshaw on Leadership and Discipline

SAM Manekshaw on Leadership and Discipline

By: IDR News Network | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 03 Apr , 2019

Field Marshal Sam Manekshaw’s Lecture at Defence Services College, Wellington on Leadership and Discipline 11th November, 1998. Commandant, Ladies and Gentlemen, I am fully conscious of the...

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PM message on successful test of A-SAT Missile to shoot down LEO satellite...

PM message on successful test of A-SAT Missile to shoot down LEO satellite...

By: IDR News Network | Date: 27 Mar , 2019

आज, 27 मार्च्, कुछ ही समय पूर्व, भारत ने एक अभूतपूर्व सिद्धि हासिल की है।  भारत...

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Indian Air Force inducts first four Boeing CH-47F(I) Chinook helicopters

Indian Air Force inducts first four Boeing CH-47F(I) Chinook helicopters

By: IDR News Network | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 25 Mar , 2019

Boeing handed over the first four CH-47F(I) Chinooks to the Indian Air Force at an induction ceremony at the Air Force Station, Chandigarh. The ceremony was attended by the Air Chief Marshal B.S....

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AK203 production kicks-off in India

AK203 production kicks-off in India

By: IDR News Network | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 04 Mar , 2019

PM of India Narendra Modi opened a plant for production of 200-series Kalashnikov assault rifles, in Corva, Uttar Pradesh. The founders of the JV Indo-Russian Rifles Private Limited for production...

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Aerospace certified Grauer and Weil (India) Ltd displays impressive Surface...

Aerospace certified Grauer and Weil (India) Ltd displays impressive Surface...

By: IDR News Network | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 26 Feb , 2019

Grauer and Weil (India) Ltd displayed a host of stellar products in different categories for aerospace and defence applications at Aero India 2019 held in Bengaluru between 20th to 24th February....

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Dassault Falcon 900LX and Falcon 2000 Series Certified for 100 ft EFVS...

Dassault Falcon 900LX and Falcon 2000 Series Certified for 100 ft EFVS...

By: IDR News Network | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 22 Feb , 2019

The Dassault Falcon 900LX, Falcon 2000LXS and Falcon 2000S have been certified by EASA and the FAA for an enhanced flight vision system (EFVS) capability that greatly improves access to airports...

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MBDA offers next generation air combat capabilities for the Indian Air Force

MBDA offers next generation air combat capabilities for the Indian Air Force

By: IDR News Network | Issue: Vol. 34.1 Jan-Mar 2019 | Date: 22 Feb , 2019

MBDA exhibiting a full range of missiles and missile systems during Aero India 2019 designed to provide next generation air combat capabilities, including air dominance, strike and maritime...

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The ship-based Ka-226T helicopter presented at Aero India 2019

The ship-based Ka-226T helicopter presented at Aero India 2019

By: IDR News Network | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 22 Feb , 2019

Russian Helicopters presented the ship-based Ka-226T helicopter at Aero India 2019 show. Indian customers are already familiar with the “land-based” version of this helicopter. As part of the...

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GE to Supply LM2500 Gas Turbine Auxiliary Equipment for Indian Navy’s P17A...

GE to Supply LM2500 Gas Turbine Auxiliary Equipment for Indian Navy’s P17A...

By: IDR News Network | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 21 Feb , 2019

GE Marine will provide gas turbine auxiliary equipment for the LM2500 engines that will power the Indian Navy’s new P17A frigates. This contract is with India-based Mazagon Dock Shipbuilders...

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Airbus opens state-of-the-art commercial pilot and maintenance training...

Airbus opens state-of-the-art commercial pilot and maintenance training...

By: IDR News Network | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 21 Feb , 2019

Airbus has inaugurated a world class training centre for commercial pilots and maintenance engineers in the National Capital Region of Delhi, as part of its continuing efforts to support the...

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Boeing to accelerate growth in India’s defence sector

Boeing to accelerate growth in India’s defence sector

By: IDR News Network | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 21 Feb , 2019

Boeing presented its strategy and plans for ‘Make in India’ and also offered advanced capabilities to the Indian armed forces at Aero India 2019. At the core of its strategy is Boeing’s...

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Saab at Aero India: Brings ready-for-tomorrow defence and security solutions

Saab at Aero India: Brings ready-for-tomorrow defence and security solutions

By: IDR News Network | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 21 Feb , 2019

Saab attending the Aero India show at Air Force Station Yelahanka, Bengaluru from 20-24 February 2019. Saab presents a wide portfolio of products and systems from the air, land and sea domains....

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Lockheed Martin unveils 'F-21' Fighter Jet for India

Lockheed Martin unveils 'F-21' Fighter Jet for India

By: IDR News Network | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 20 Feb , 2019

Lockheed Martin emphasized its commitment to India by unveiling the F-21 multi-role fighter for India. Specifically configured for the Indian Air Force, the F-21 provides unmatched Make in India...

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Airbus large-scale presence at Aero India

Airbus large-scale presence at Aero India

By: IDR News Network | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 20 Feb , 2019

From flying and static displays of its best-in-class products to showcasing its cutting-edge aerospace services, Airbus has planned one of its biggest-ever participation at Aero India. Static &...

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