Articles in Defence Industry

Boeing to showcase advanced capabilities at Aero India 2019

Boeing to showcase advanced capabilities at Aero India 2019

By: IDR News Network | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 15 Feb , 2019

•  Exhibit best-in-class defense capabilities and services, including F/A-18 Super Hornet, KC-46A tanker, AH-64 Apache, CH-47 Chinook, and P-8  •  Showcase partnership to modernize India’s...

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Raytheon Appoints Ravi Nirgudkar as President, Raytheon India

Raytheon Appoints Ravi Nirgudkar as President, Raytheon India

By: IDR News Network | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 15 Feb , 2019

Raytheon Company has appointed Ravi Nirgudkar as the president of Raytheon India, effective immediately. Raviis based in the company’s New Delhi office. Ravi will focus on growing Raytheon’s...

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Lockheed Martin showcases selection of aircraft, precision systems, local...

Lockheed Martin showcases selection of aircraft, precision systems, local...

By: IDR News Network | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 15 Feb , 2019

Lockheed Martin will participate at the 12th Aero India Exhibition, to be held at the Yelahanka Air Force Station located here, Feb.20 – 24, 2019. The company’s participation in the premier...

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Boeing Appoints Salil Gupte as New Business Leader in India

Boeing Appoints Salil Gupte as New Business Leader in India

By: IDR News Network | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 12 Feb , 2019

Boeing today announced the appointment of Salil Gupte as president of Boeing India, effective March 18. He will be based in New Delhi, serve as Boeing’s senior executive in India, and report to...

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First CH-47F (I) Chinooks for the Indian Air Force arrive in Gujarat

First CH-47F (I) Chinooks for the Indian Air Force arrive in Gujarat

By: IDR News Network | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 10 Feb , 2019

Boeing today announced the arrival of the first four CH-47F (I) Chinooks for the Indian Air Force at the Mundra Port in Gujarat. The CH-47F (I) Chinook will be ferried to Chandigarh, where it will...

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HAL and India's Race to the Bottom

HAL and India's Race to the Bottom

By: Gp Capt Murli Menon, (Retd) | Issue: Courtesy: IPCS | Date: 09 Feb , 2019

The Mirage 2000 crash in Bengaluru and the tragic fatalities of the two test pilots must make Indian policy-makers recognise and take steps to urgently address the conditions in which the...

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Defence Budget 2019-20 Not Based on Threat Perception

Defence Budget 2019-20 Not Based on Threat Perception

By: Col (Dr) PK Vasudeva | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 06 Feb , 2019

Surprisingly, not considering the threat perception the defence budget for the fiscal 2019-2020 has been merely increased by 6.87 per cent to Rs. 3,18,93 crore against last year’s allocation of...

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Defence Forces and National Budget

Defence Forces and National Budget

By: Lt Gen Harwant Singh | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 04 Feb , 2019

The size of nation’s defence budget is related to a wide range of factors. With GDP as the base, the percentage of it, which should be allocated to defence depends on a number of issues. The...

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Defence Budget 2019: A positive Increase

Defence Budget 2019: A positive Increase

By: Danvir Singh | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 01 Feb , 2019

Acting Finance Minister of India, Mr Piyush Goyal presented an interim budget in this election year of 2019. Many experts had predicted a low key defence budget for the FY 19-20. There was seen a...

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6 predictions for the Surveillance industry 2019

6 predictions for the Surveillance industry 2019

By: IDR News Network | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 14 Jan , 2019

Artificial Intelligence For all the attention and discussion, you could be forgiven for thinking that artificial intelligence (AI) is fundamentally changing every industry and sector. Though for...

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India’s Defence Budget and Military Modernisation

India’s Defence Budget and Military Modernisation

By: Air Marshal M. Matheswaran, AVSM VM PhD, (Retd) | Issue: Vol. 33.3 Jul-Sep 2018 | Date: 07 Jan , 2019

There are many, particularly in the so-called development fraternity, who view defence as a wasteful expenditure that uses up precious resources at the cost of development. This guns vs butter...

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