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Parrikar to meet select industry leaders on selection of strategic partners in critical defence projects

Parrikar to meet select industry leaders on selection of strategic partners in critical defence projects

Defence minister Manohar Parrikar on April 25 will chair a meeting of select industry leaders to discuss the recommendations made by his ministry’s task force on selection of strategic partners in critical areas of defence manufacturing such as building submarines, fighter jets besides other crucial segments…

By 2017, India should cross Rs 1 bn in defence export: Manohar Parrikar

By 2017, India should cross Rs 1 bn in defence export: Manohar Parrikar

Manohar Parrikar In An Exclusive Interview To DefenceAviationPost.com called IDDM in the new DPP policy as the biggest game changer. “A change won’t happen overnight.

“The New DPP Is An Excellent And Forward looking Piece of Policy Document,” J D Patil, L&T

“The New DPP Is An Excellent And Forward looking Piece of Policy Document,” J D Patil, L&T

My personal experience is that many JV’s have been negotiated and inked, but all of these don’t succeed till you have a definite program at hand (realised contracts within 2-3 years).

COAS Gen Dalbir Singh Reviews Ex-Shatrujeet in Deserts of Rajasthan

COAS Gen Dalbir Singh Reviews Ex-Shatrujeet in Deserts of Rajasthan

India’s Chief of Army Staff (COAS), General Dalbir Singh Suhag reviewed the conduct of Exercise SHATRUJEET in Rajasthan on April 22. During this exercise, with about 30,000 soilders in action, the ‪Indian Army displayed its operational prowess of striking deep into the enemy territory in an integrated Air-Land battle environment for five days in the deserts of Rajasthan…..

Bi-annual Naval Commanders’ Conference 2016 Concludes, CNS, Admiral R K Dhowan Stresses On Operational Effectiveness and Readiness For Maritime Security

Bi-annual Naval Commanders’ Conference 2016 Concludes, CNS, Admiral R K Dhowan Stresses On Operational Effectiveness and Readiness For Maritime Security

The first edition of this years’ bi-annual Naval Commanders’ Conference which commenced on 21 Apr 16, concluded today after three days of fruitful deliberation. Chairing the conference, the Chief of the Naval Staff Admiral RK Dhowan addressed the Navy’s top leadership on myriad issues including enhancing the operational readiness of the Commands, infrastructure development, human […]

36 French Rafale Fighter Jets to Cost India Euros 7.8 billion

Closing the deal much below the asking price, India has finalised the much-touted deal for purchase of 36 French made Rafale fighter jets at around Euros 7.8 billion or Rs 58,600 crores, sources in the know told DefenceAviationPost….

India set to approve manufacturing facility for US fighter jets

India set to approve manufacturing facility for US fighter jets

“Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar will once again strike a tough bargain for India during the ongoing three day visit of the US Defence Secretary Ashton Carter, a bargain that will see the country benefitng on both the economic and strategic front besides gaining immensely on the technical front

Days of getting a defence contract because you know somebody are gone: Baba Kalyani, Bharat Forge

Days of getting a defence contract because you know somebody are gone: Baba Kalyani, Bharat Forge

The most worrying operational void of field artillery guns to support the Indian Army in battle is finally being addressed. Companies like Kalyani Group are all geared up…..

Tata Motors to Supply Military Vehicles to Thailand and Myanmar

Tata Motors to Supply Military Vehicles to Thailand and Myanmar

In line with PM Modi’s “Act East Policy”, India’s leading private sector company and largest auto maker by sales—Tata Motors, is all set to penetrate new markets in South East Asia and secure significant orders….

EXCLUSIVE: I am not born anti-Pakistan: Parrikar

EXCLUSIVE: I am not born anti-Pakistan: Parrikar

In an Exclusive interview to DefenceAviationPost.com, Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar said that India wants very good relations with Pakistan. He added that the atmosphere can be still better. “I am not averse to Pakistan’s participation at India’s Defence Expo (an event where so far Pakistan has never been invited before). I don’t see a big issue in inviting or not inviting Pakistan. Traditionally they have not been invited but there is no calibrated decision specifically taken in this regard.” When asked that he could have broken the trend and extended an invite to Pakistan this time around at the DefExpo, Parrikar said, “As I said the atmosphere needs to be developed still better…I hope they continue with the steps and slightly higher level of confidence may even result into Pakistan’s participation at the DefExpo. It is not a big deal.”