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UK's largest research and technology organisation attend Aero India 2011

UK's largest research and technology organisation attend Aero India 2011

By: IDR News Network | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 10 Feb , 2011

QinetiQ is working closely with TATA Industrial Services Ltd to jointly develop new and exciting opportunities in both Indian and International Aerospace markets. QinetiQ is a leading provider...

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Product Cooperation agreement signed between Centum and L-3 Aviation

Product Cooperation agreement signed between Centum and L-3 Aviation

By: IDR News Network | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 10 Feb , 2011

L-3’s Aviation Products Group announced that it has signed a product cooperation agreement with the Centum Group of Bangalore, India, to provide development and manufacturing services for...

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Finmeccanica scouts for industrial partnerships with Indian companies

Finmeccanica scouts for industrial partnerships with Indian companies

By: IDR News Network | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 10 Feb , 2011

Finmeccanica, the Italian group with leadership in aerospace, defence, security, energy and transport, is looking at establishing new partnerships with government and private players to expand...

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Thales and AAT sign MoU to establish Flight Training Centre

Thales and AAT sign MoU to establish Flight Training Centre

By: IDR News Network | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 10 Feb , 2011

Axis Aerospace & Technologies Pvt. Ltd (AAT) and Thales today announced the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) for the creation of a Joint Venture (JV), to establish a world class...

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Raytheon conducts free-flight demonstration of JSOW-C from F-16IN

Raytheon conducts free-flight demonstration of JSOW-C from F-16IN

By: IDR News Network | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 10 Feb , 2011

Raytheon Company completed a series of free-flight demonstrations of the Joint Standoff Weapon (JSOW) AGM-154-C from an F-16IN fighter aircraft. The tests were part of the Indian Air Force’s...

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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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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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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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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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Eurofighter consortium seeks India as a new industrial partner

Eurofighter consortium seeks India as a new industrial partner

By: IDR News Network | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 10 Feb , 2011

The Eurofighter Partner Companies are keen to win India as a new industrial partner for the production and further development of the world’s most advanced swing-role combat aircraft. Speaking...

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Thales TopOwl deployed with French and US Forces in Afghanistan

Thales TopOwl deployed with French and US Forces in Afghanistan

By: IDR News Network | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 10 Feb , 2011

Thales today announced that together with the Tiger and Huey UH-1Y helicopters, its TopOwl® Helmet Mounted Sight & Display system (HMSD) has been deployed with the French and US Forces in...

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Aero India 2011 gets off to a spectacular start

Aero India 2011 gets off to a spectacular start

By: IDR News Network | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 10 Feb , 2011

Asia’s biggest aerospace exposition, Aero India-2011, got off to a flying start at Yelahanka air base in Bengaluru, today. Defence Minister Shri AK Antony inaugurated the five-day event...

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HAL: Transforming into a competitive player

HAL: Transforming into a competitive player

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

Interview with Ashok Nayak, Chairman Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (HAL). Could you please give an overview of the milestones crossed since you assumed charge as Chairman HAL nearly two years...

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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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Elbit successfully performs Joint Flight Missions of Hermes 450 and Hermes...

Elbit successfully performs Joint Flight Missions of Hermes 450 and Hermes...

By: IDR News Network | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 09 Feb , 2011

Elbit Systems announced today that it successfully performed a series of joint flight missions of its Hermes® 450 and Hermes® 900 Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS). The two different UAS were...

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SELEX Galileo to offer leading European technologies to India at Aero India 2011

SELEX Galileo to offer leading European technologies to India at Aero India 2011

By: IDR News Network | Date: 09 Feb , 2011

SELEX Galileo, a Finmeccanica Company, has a strong and growing presence in India and will be reinforcing this position at this year’s Aero India exhibition. As a key player in defence...

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Finmeccanica to take part in Aero India 2011: a global partner for the Indian

Finmeccanica to take part in Aero India 2011: a global partner for the Indian

By: IDR News Network | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 09 Feb , 2011

Finmeccanica – through its Operating Companies AgustaWestland, Alenia Aeronautica, DRS Technologies, SELEX Communications and SELEX Galileo – will take part in Aero India 2011, to be held in...

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AgustaWestland Signs Contracts for Two More AW139s in India

AgustaWestland Signs Contracts for Two More AW139s in India

By: IDR News Network | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 09 Feb , 2011

AgustaWestland, a Finmeccanica company, is pleased to announce that it has sold two more AW139 medium twin helicopters to customers in India. Adani Group has signed a contract for one AW139 to...

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PTC Reinforces Commitment to Enterprise Customers in India

PTC Reinforces Commitment to Enterprise Customers in India

By: IDR News Network | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 09 Feb , 2011

PTC announced that it has selected ITC Infotech, a global IT services company and a fully owned subsidiary of USD 6 bn+ ITC Ltd., as a Strategic Services Partner (SSP) for PTC’s enterprise...

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