Articles in Defence Industry

Rheinmetall is showcasing its recent and innovative technologies at Canada's...

Rheinmetall is showcasing its recent and innovative technologies at Canada's...

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

CANSEC Canada’s Global Defence and Security trade show 2022 is taking place in Ottawa from 1-2 June. Rheinmetall will be on-site (indoor booth #1121 and outdoor space #3021) showcasing some of...

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Germany selected CH-47F Chinook for its heavy-lift helicopter requirements

Germany selected CH-47F Chinook for its heavy-lift helicopter requirements

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

The German Government announced that Boeing’s CH-47F Chinook has been selected for its heavy-lift helicopter requirements (STH) for the German Bundeswehr. “Boeing is honored the German...

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India: Arms Importer to Arms Exporter

India: Arms Importer to Arms Exporter

By: Lt Col JS Sodhi (Retd) | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 01 Jun , 2022

“We shall defend our island, whatever the cost may be, we shall fight on the beaches, we shall fight on the landing grounds, we shall fight in the fields and in the streets, we shall fight in...

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Rheinmetall wins framework contract to supply 40mm grenade launcher...

Rheinmetall wins framework contract to supply 40mm grenade launcher...

By: IDR News Network | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 31 May , 2022

Rheinmetall continues to expand its position as a leading systems supplier for 40mm weapon and ammunition systems. The Group’s South African subsidiary Rheinmetall Denel Munition has been...

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Aeronautics unveils the advanced tactical UAS Orbiter 4

Aeronautics unveils the advanced tactical UAS Orbiter 4

By: IDR News Network | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 30 May , 2022

Aeronautics Group – a leading provider of integrated holistic solutions based on unmanned systems platforms, payloads and communications for defense and HLS applications -is to unveil the Orbiter...

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Boeing Starts New A-10 Wing Deliveries to U.S. Air Force

Boeing Starts New A-10 Wing Deliveries to U.S. Air Force

By: IDR News Network | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 26 May , 2022

Boeing, in partnership with Korean Aerospace Industries and other key suppliers, has delivered the first new wing set for the A-10 Thunderbolt II fleet to the U.S. Air Force. The wing set arrived...

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Trentar Group to launch homegrown UAV products at the Bharat Drone Mahotsav...

Trentar Group to launch homegrown UAV products at the Bharat Drone Mahotsav...

By: IDR News Network | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 25 May , 2022

The Trentar Group, a Group Company of Dorf Ketal, is participating in the Bharat Drone Mahotsav – 2022, an initiative by the Drone Federation of India and Ministry of Civil Aviation. The group...

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How to prevent assets from going AWOL in the military environment

How to prevent assets from going AWOL in the military environment

By: Matthew Margetts | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 23 May , 2022

Armies and military bases have to keep track of a considerable amount of assets, from big-ticket items such as planes, missiles and firearms, to smaller supplies such as parts, tools, and IT...

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SKM Technologies opens its state of the art 70,000 sft new facility at...

SKM Technologies opens its state of the art 70,000 sft new facility at...

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

Private industry can access government test systems and facilities for strengthening Indian defence industries: Dr G Satheesh Reddy, Chairman DRDO SKM Technologies Pvt Ltd, industry partner of...

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Boeing Starliner En Route to International Space Station

Boeing Starliner En Route to International Space Station

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

The Boeing CST-100 Starliner spacecraft is on its way to the International Space Station after successfully performing the planned orbital insertion burn 31 minutes into flight. The spacecraft is...

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DSIT signed an MOU with the Al Fattan Group for Supply Advanced Underwater...

DSIT signed an MOU with the Al Fattan Group for Supply Advanced Underwater...

By: IDR News Network | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 19 May , 2022

The sonar systems, which Al Fattan will provide to local customers, will be used to protect sensitive facilities and strategic assets in the UAE DSIT, a leading developer of cutting-edge maritime...

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Indigenisation of defence items with the Industry in full swing

Indigenisation of defence items with the Industry in full swing

By: IDR News Network | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 19 May , 2022

In continuous pursuit to achieve self-reliance in defence manufacturing and minimise imports under ‘Aatmanirbhar Bharat’, Department of Defence Production (DDP), Ministry of Defence has...

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Rosoboronexport to showcase upgraded Russian military helicopters at...

Rosoboronexport to showcase upgraded Russian military helicopters at...

By: IDR News Network | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 19 May , 2022

Rosoboronexport JSC (part of Rostec State Corporation) will showcase new and upgraded versions of Russian helicopters at the 15th International Helicopter Industry Exhibition (HeliRussia 2022),...

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Laser weapons against drones

Laser weapons against drones

By: IDR News Network | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 19 May , 2022

Rheinmetall has successfully tested the technology demonstrator version of a laser weapon built on behalf of the German Bundeswehr. The first trials with the laser testbed were conducted at...

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Concurrent launch of two indigenous frontline warships – INS Surat & INS...

Concurrent launch of two indigenous frontline warships – INS Surat & INS...

By: IDR News Network | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 17 May , 2022

Raksha Mantri Shri Rajnath Singh launched two frontline warships of the Indian Navy – ‘Surat’ and ‘Udaygiri’ – at Mazagon Docks Limited (MDL), Mumbai on May 17, 2022. ‘Surat’ is...

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Airbus Selected Elbit Systems to Provide DIRCM and EW Systems to Additional...

Airbus Selected Elbit Systems to Provide DIRCM and EW Systems to Additional...

By: IDR News Network | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 17 May , 2022

Elbit Systems was selected by Airbus Defence and Space (Airbus) to provide J-MUSIC™ DIRCM (Direct Infrared Countermeasures) including the Company’s Infra-Red-based Passive Airborne Warning...

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RAFAEL Unveils the AEROSPIKE Missile at SOFIC 2022

RAFAEL Unveils the AEROSPIKE Missile at SOFIC 2022

By: IDR News Network | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 17 May , 2022

As part of the 2022 Special Operations Forces Industry Conference (SOFIC), Rafael Advanced Defense Systems unveils AEROSPIKE, a new advanced air-to-surface Stand-Off Precision Guided Missile...

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Sixth Generation Fighter Aircraft: Its Prospects

Sixth Generation Fighter Aircraft: Its Prospects

By: Gp Capt AK Sachdev | Issue: Vol. 37.1, Jan-Mar 2022 | Date: 13 May , 2022

Classification of fighter aircraft into ‘generations’ dates back to the 1990s and there are several diverse classification criteria applied by air historians, the National Aeronautics and...

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Contested Air Littoral and the Challenges Ahead

Contested Air Littoral and the Challenges Ahead

By: Col Mandeep Singh | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 08 May , 2022

The way we fight has undergone a rapid transformation in recent years with drones and unmanned aerial systems (UAS) increasingly being used on the battlefield for a range of tasks, from tactical...

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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: 29 Apr , 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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