Articles in Defence Industry

Rebuilding the Combat Fleet of the IAF to 42 Squadrons

Rebuilding the Combat Fleet of the IAF to 42 Squadrons

By: Air Marshal Anil Chopra | Issue: Vol. 37.1, Jan-Mar 2022 | Date: 28 Sep , 2022

In his first major media interaction in October 2021, just after taking over as the Chief of the Air Staff (CAS), Air Chief Marshal VR Chaudhari said, “The Indian Air Force (IAF) is focused on...

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Thales Alenia Space to lead EROSS IOD, On-Orbit Servicing project

Thales Alenia Space to lead EROSS IOD, On-Orbit Servicing project

By: IDR News Network | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 20 Sep , 2022

European Horizon programme will deploy advanced space robotics to support sustainability in space by enabling satellites’ life extension and life enhancement to reduce space debris Thales...

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Two Cheers To INS Vikrant

Two Cheers To INS Vikrant

By: Prof (Dr) SN Misra | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 05 Sep , 2022

India has the dubious reputation of being the largest importer of conventional arms (SIPRI Yearbook). Dr. APJ Abdul Kalam, heading a committee to suggest improving India’s self-reliance...

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INS Vikrant: The First Indigenous Aircraft Carrier

INS Vikrant: The First Indigenous Aircraft Carrier

By: IDR News Network | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 02 Sep , 2022

INS Vikrant is designed by Indian Navy’s in-house Warship Design Bureau (WDB) and built by Cochin Shipyard Limited, a Public Sector Shipyard under the Ministry of Ports, Shipping &...

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Rosoboronexport sums up its activities at Army 2022 Forum

Rosoboronexport sums up its activities at Army 2022 Forum

By: IDR News Network | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 22 Aug , 2022

During the business program of the VIII Army 2022 International Military and Technical Forum, Rosoboronexport JSC (part of Rostec State Corporation) received more than 70 delegations from 50...

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The unmanned future is at risk

The unmanned future is at risk

By: IDR News Network | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 16 Aug , 2022

Drones once roamed free, relying on GPS signals that were rarely interfered with. But with the availability of very cheap GPS signal jammers, which can bring down a drone with the flick of a...

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Teledyne FLIR Announces the Neutrino LC CZ 15-300 Demonstrating Rapid MWIR...

Teledyne FLIR Announces the Neutrino LC CZ 15-300 Demonstrating Rapid MWIR...

By: IDR News Network | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 10 Aug , 2022

Teledyne FLIR, part of Teledyne Technologies Incorporated, announced the release of the Neutrino LC CZ 15-300, the latest Neutrino IS series model of mid-wavelength infrared (MWIR) camera modules...

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12th DefExpo to be held in Gandhinagar between October 18-22, 2022

12th DefExpo to be held in Gandhinagar between October 18-22, 2022

By: IDR News Network | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 09 Aug , 2022

The 12th edition of DefExpo – India’s flagship exhibition on Land, Naval and Homeland Security systems – will be held in Gandhinagar, Gujarat between October 18-22, 2022. The five-day event...

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Advanced Maritime Technology Partnership with Thales Group

Advanced Maritime Technology Partnership with Thales Group

By: IDR News Network | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 05 Aug , 2022

British maritime technology company Kraken Technology Group (KTG) today announced that it has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Thales for the ongoing development and provision of...

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Air Works delivers Sixth P-8I to the Indian Navy after successful completion...

Air Works delivers Sixth P-8I to the Indian Navy after successful completion...

By: IDR News Network | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 04 Aug , 2022

India’s largest independent MRO and aviation services and solutions major – Air Works – has handed over the last of the six P-8I maritime patrol aircraft after completing Phase 32 maintenance...

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MBDA and India, longstanding partners

MBDA and India, longstanding partners

By: Ludovic Dumont | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 04 Aug , 2022

MBDA is proud to celebrate the 75th anniversary of India’s Independence Day. India and MBDA share a long history of partnership in equipping the Indian Armed Forces going back to the early days...

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Drone: The Winning Edge

Drone: The Winning Edge

By: Col US Rathore | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 29 Jul , 2022

Exploitation of the third dimension in battlefield has always been a winning factor. In our context, the fighter jets, bombers and helicopters, for a variety of reasons like their availability,...

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New Zealand Air Force has ordered four P-8s multi-mission maritime patrol...

New Zealand Air Force has ordered four P-8s multi-mission maritime patrol...

By: IDR News Network | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 22 Jul , 2022

Boeing debuted the first P-8A Poseidon aircraft for New Zealand in its Royal New Zealand Air Force (RNZAF) livery. New Zealand is one of eight nations to have acquired the P-8 as their new...

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IAI Selected by Dassault Aviation to Produce the Wing Movable Surfaces for...

IAI Selected by Dassault Aviation to Produce the Wing Movable Surfaces for...

By: IDR News Network | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 21 Jul , 2022

Israel Aerospace Industries (IAI) has been selected by Dassault Aviation to design and produce the all-composite wing movable surfaces for the new, long range Falcon 10X business jet. The Falcon...

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Boeing F/A-18 Super Hornet Successfully Completes Operational Demonstrations...

Boeing F/A-18 Super Hornet Successfully Completes Operational Demonstrations...

By: IDR News Network | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 20 Jul , 2022

Completed multiple ski-jumps, roll-in and fly-in arrestments, as well as performance flights in a variety of weights and configurations F/A-18 Demonstrates Carrier Compatibility to Indian Navy...

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Beijing issues new 4-Point plan to improve Bilateral Relationship with Australia

Beijing issues new 4-Point plan to improve Bilateral Relationship with Australia

By: Col (Dr) PK Vasudeva | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 20 Jul , 2022

Australia is China’s sixth largest trading partner; it is China’s fifth biggest supplier of imports and its tenth biggest customer for exports. Twenty-five per cent of Australia’s manufactured...

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Future Air Superiority Fighter Programme on Track

Future Air Superiority Fighter Programme on Track

By: IDR News Network | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 15 Jul , 2022

The Next Generation Air Dominance (NGAD) fighter, a sixth generation platform under development in the US just got a shot in the arm with the allotment of funds for Research and Development...

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C-390 Millennium - The New Generation Airlifter

C-390 Millennium - The New Generation Airlifter

By: IDR News Network | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 15 Jul , 2022

With the C-390 Millennium, Embraer has demonstrated a new generation of thinking and has created a new generation of aircraft. This multi-mission military transport aircraft has been designed with...

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Hypersonic PGMS and Conventional Missiles: Need for Manned Multi-Role Aircraft

Hypersonic PGMS and Conventional Missiles: Need for Manned Multi-Role Aircraft

By: Air Marshal Anil Chopra | Issue: Vol. 37.2, Apr-Jun 2022 | Date: 15 Jul , 2022

Russia launching hypersonic missiles during the Ukraine war heralds a new era of warfare introducing the cocktail of high speed and lethality. The Russian claims of launching Kh-47M2 Kinzhal...

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How can Europe defend against an uncontrolled new arms market?

How can Europe defend against an uncontrolled new arms market?

By: Slavisha Batko Milacic | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 12 Jul , 2022

Editor’s Note: There is a tinge of comical in this readable article relating to the generous weapons supply by the West to Ukraine.   Hardly a day passes by without Europeans and Americans...

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