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Eurofighter committed to deepening strategic partnership with India

Eurofighter committed to deepening strategic partnership with India

By: IDR News Network | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 25 Oct , 2010

Eurofighter, its partner companies and the four nation members of the European consortium Germany, UK, Italy and Spain, are fully committed to deepening the strategic partnership with India....

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India Goes Airborne : C130J Super Hercules for India

India Goes Airborne : C130J Super Hercules for India

By: IDR News Network | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 22 Oct , 2010

The first three of the six C130J Super Hercules aircraft for India have taken the final positions on Lockheed Martin’s assembly line in Marietta, Georgia. Equipped with Infra-red Detection Set...

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EADS to Focus on India

EADS to Focus on India

By: IDR News Network | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 22 Oct , 2010

As per EADS Chief Executive (Defence & Security) Stefan Zoller, European aerospace consortium, Eurofighter, is set to transfer some development work of its fourth generation Eurofighter Typhoon...

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AgustaWestland awarded contract by the Maryland State Police Aviation Command

AgustaWestland awarded contract by the Maryland State Police Aviation Command

By: IDR News Network | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 21 Oct , 2010

AgustaWestland, a Finmeccanica company, is pleased to announce today that it has been awarded a contract by the Maryland State Police Aviation Command to provide six AW139 helicopters for their...

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Eurocopter inaugurates its new Eurocopter India subsidiary

Eurocopter inaugurates its new Eurocopter India subsidiary

By: IDR News Network | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 20 Oct , 2010

Eurocopter today inaugurated its new Indian subsidiary, which has been given the goals of expanding the world’s largest helicopter manufacturer’s commercial presence in this highly-promising...

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BEL Manufactured Equipment for Boeing P-8I

BEL Manufactured Equipment for Boeing P-8I

By: IDR News Network | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 20 Oct , 2010

Boeing received the first Indian manufactured item the Data Link II a month ahead of schedule, to be installed during the final assembly of the P-8I at its facility in Renton, Washington. Data...

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DCNS wins EU funding for maritime safety R&D

DCNS wins EU funding for maritime safety R&D

By: IDR News Network | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 19 Oct , 2010

Improved maritime surveillance is a major challenge for European Union member states. In support of research in this important area, the European Commission has selected the I2C project led by...

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Rheinmetall and Timoney's Advanced Chassis Technology for all-terrain vehicles

Rheinmetall and Timoney's Advanced Chassis Technology for all-terrain vehicles

By: IDR News Network | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 15 Oct , 2010

Rheinmetall MAN Military Vehicles GmbH (RRMV) of Munich has entered a farreaching agreement with Timoney Technology Ltd. of Gibbstown, Ireland, to cooperate in the military logistic and tactical...

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INS Kalpeni Commissioned into the Indian Navy

INS Kalpeni Commissioned into the Indian Navy

By: IDR News Network | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 15 Oct , 2010

The Latest Fast Attack Craft of the Indian Navy, INS Kalpeni was commissioned into the Indian Navy today by Hon’ble Mr Justice Jasti Chelameswar, Chief Justice, High Court of Kerala at Naval...

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Indian defence private industry should move from fringes to mainstream: Air...

Indian defence private industry should move from fringes to mainstream: Air...

By: IDR News Network | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 15 Oct , 2010

“Indian private industry should move from fringes to mainstream,” observes Air Chief Marshall, PV Naik, Chief of Air Staff while speaking at the brochure release ceremony of the 5th...

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U.S. Military places $68 Million Contract with Elbit America

U.S. Military places $68 Million Contract with Elbit America

By: IDR News Network | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 13 Oct , 2010

Elbit Systems of America was awarded a 5-year, $68 million Indefinite Delivery Indefinite Quantity (ID/IQ) contract from the US Army Contracting Command in Huntsville, Alabama, to supply the...

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MBDA's New Bunker Buster Warhead

MBDA's New Bunker Buster Warhead

By: IDR News Network | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 12 Oct , 2010

The second test firing of the Hard and Deeply Buried Target (HARDBUT) Next Generation Multiple Warhead System (NGMWS) was carried out successfully at the Biscarrosse test range of DGA Essais de...

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Elbit America RPDA Computer and Tacter for U.S. Army

Elbit America RPDA Computer and Tacter for U.S. Army

By: IDR News Network | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 12 Oct , 2010

Elbit Systems of America, announced it was awarded follow-on orders from the United States Army PM Battle Command and PM Mortars for Rugged Personal Digital Assistant Computers (RPDA) and...

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Going global: Rheinmetall takes over Laingsdale Engineering

Going global: Rheinmetall takes over Laingsdale Engineering

By: IDR News Network | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 12 Oct , 2010

The Defence arm of the Düsseldorf-based Rheinmetall Group continues to expand its foothold in South Africa. Rheinmetall has agreed to buy Laingsdale Engineering (Pty) Ltd of Maitland from the...

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Indian AWACS to participate in Indo-UK Air Exercise Indradhanush

Indian AWACS to participate in Indo-UK Air Exercise Indradhanush

By: IDR News Network | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 11 Oct , 2010

Indo-UK Air Force Exercise named Ex-Indradhanush would be taking place at Air Force Station Kalaikunda, in West Midinapur district, West Bengal from 18 Oct 2010 till 03 Nov 2010. This would be...

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Beechcraft T6C military trainer is scheduled for evaluation by the IAF

Beechcraft T6C military trainer is scheduled for evaluation by the IAF

By: IDR News Network | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 08 Oct , 2010

Hawker Beechcraft Corporation (HBC) today announced its Beechcraft T-6C military trainer is scheduled for evaluation by the Indian Air Force (IAF) in field evaluation trials beginning Oct. 11 at...

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Impressive Parade by IAF

Impressive Parade by IAF

By: IDR News Network | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 08 Oct , 2010

The Indian Air Force (IAF) celebrated its 78th anniversary today. A ceremonial Air Force Day Parade (AFDP) was held at the airbase in Hindan, near Ghaziabad commemorating the occasion. The Chief...

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KMW delivers 20 upgraded LEOPARD 2 main battle tanks to Canada

KMW delivers 20 upgraded LEOPARD 2 main battle tanks to Canada

By: IDR News Network | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 08 Oct , 2010

Krauss-Maffei Wegmann (KMW) has handed over the first of 20 LEOPARD 2 A4M CAN modernised battle tanks to the Canadian armed forces yesterday, October 7th 2010. The roll-out took place in the...

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Leopard 2 steals the show in South Africa

Leopard 2 steals the show in South Africa

By: IDR News Network | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 08 Oct , 2010

Marking the African debut of the Leopard 2A4, Rheinmetall Defence of Germany took advantage of Africa Aerospace & Defence 2010 (AAD) in Cape Town to put the world’s finest main battle tank...

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Lockheed Martin F35 selected by Israeli MoD for its next generation fighter

Lockheed Martin F35 selected by Israeli MoD for its next generation fighter

By: IDR News Network | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 08 Oct , 2010

Following the Israeli Government decision to select the Lockheed Martin [NYSE: LMT] F-35 Lightning II as the Israel Air Force’s next-generation fighter aircraft, Israeli Ministry of Defense...

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