Articles in Vol 26.1 Jan-Mar 2011

Eurofighter: Objective to win India as a key partner

Eurofighter: Objective to win India as a key partner

By: Bharat Verma | Issue: Vol 26.1 Jan-Mar 2011 | Date: 10 Feb , 2011

Interview with Bernhard Gerwert, Chairman of the Supervisory Board of Eurofighter GmbH and CEO Cassidian Air Systems How do you see Eurofighter Typhoon positioned in India’s MMRCA...

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F-16IN exceeds all requirements of the MMRCA: Roger Rose

F-16IN exceeds all requirements of the MMRCA: Roger Rose

By: Bharat Verma | Issue: Vol 26.1 Jan-Mar 2011 | Date: 10 Feb , 2011

Interview with Roger Rose, Chief Executive, Lockheed Martin India The mega deal for 126 Medium Multi-Role Combat Aircraft for the Indian Air Force is expected to be finalised in the near future....

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DRDO's Rustom-1 Test Flown

DRDO's Rustom-1 Test Flown

By: IDR News Network | Issue: Vol 26.1 Jan-Mar 2011 | Date: 10 Feb , 2011

India’s ambitious Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV) programme received a major boost when the second flight of the Rustom-1 technology demonstrator UAV was conducted successfully at the facility of...

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First Tata-Sikorsky Copter Cabin

First Tata-Sikorsky Copter Cabin

By: IDR News Network | Issue: Vol 26.1 Jan-Mar 2011 | Date: 10 Feb , 2011

Tata Advanced Systems Limited, which rolled out the country’s first made-in-India Sikorksy S-92 helicopter cabin from the Aerospace SEZ in Andhra Pradesh, now has plans to set up another...

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Boeing Receives Indian P-8I Equipment

Boeing Receives Indian P-8I Equipment

By: IDR News Network | Issue: Vol 26.1 Jan-Mar 2011 | Date: 10 Feb , 2011

In the second week of December 2010, Boeing received a key sensor technology for the Indian Navy’s P-8I long-range maritime reconnaissance and anti-submarine warfare aircraft from Bharat...

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Aerospace and Defence News - 2

Aerospace and Defence News - 2

By: Priya Tyagi | Issue: Vol 26.1 Jan-Mar 2011 | Date: 10 Feb , 2011

Attack Helicopter Sale to India The US Department of Defence is asking the Congress to approve a possible $1.4 billion sale of 22 AH-64D Apache Block III attack helicopters to India, prior to a...

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Northrop supports broadening of technology transfer

Northrop supports broadening of technology transfer

By: Bharat Verma | Issue: Vol 26.1 Jan-Mar 2011 | Date: 09 Feb , 2011

Interview with William J Schaefer, Sector Vice President, Northrop Grumman Aerospace Systems. Could you please outline the global profile of the company and briefly describe the history of its...

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Boeing Committed to long term partnership

Boeing Committed to long term partnership

By: Bharat Verma | Issue: Vol 26.1 Jan-Mar 2011 | Date: 09 Feb , 2011

Interview with Richard S. McCrary, Director International Business Development, Boeing Military Aircraft. The F/A 18A, the forerunner of the Super Hornet was rolled out in 1978. What is the...

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Cassidian creates strategic partnerships with India

Cassidian creates strategic partnerships with India

By: IDR News Network | Issue: Vol 26.1 Jan-Mar 2011 | Date: 09 Feb , 2011

Cassidian considers India as a key market with an expanding defence and security industry and even more so as a rapidly growing country which offers excellent opportunities for long-lasting...

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Aerospace and Defence News - 3

Aerospace and Defence News - 3

By: Priya Tyagi | Issue: Vol 26.1 Jan-Mar 2011 | Date: 09 Feb , 2011

Apart from the $4.1 billion deal for ten Boeing C-17 Globemaster III heavy airlift aircraft, India is considering purchase of another six for an estimated value of $2.4 billion. This is expected...

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GE Engine to Power Tejas LCA Mk II

GE Engine to Power Tejas LCA Mk II

By: IDR News Network | Issue: Vol 26.1 Jan-Mar 2011 | Date: 09 Feb , 2011

With GE Aviation bagging the contract to supply the power plant for the Tejas LCA, the US has clearly stolen a march over the Europeans in the lucrative Indian defence market. GE had offered its...

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