Indian fliers will soon be able to access Wi-Fi onboard flights to make calls and access data. The Department of Telecommunications has moved a proposal in this regard, minister of state for civil aviation Jayant Sinha has said.
At present, Wi-Fi services are banned in the Indian airspace
Anupama Airy As India gears up to place some major orders in the Defence sector on Indian Companies in the coming days, DefenceAviationPost.com (a leading news portal on Defence and Aviation) has decided to bring for its readers a special series that will include visits to various Indian facilities of leading public and private sector […]
Out of the Rs 50,000 crore orders anticipated, some major programs to fructify soon would include Tracked and Towed Gun Systems, Military Communication Station Project, Akash missiles propulsion airframes and launchers for Air Force, Army Bridging Systems, Naval weapon launch systems.
“Our Two Shipyards Together have ample capacity to take on emerging defence and commercial opportunities,” Vice Admiral (Retd) B Kannan, MD & CEO – L&T Shipbuilding Ltd
After the initial order for building 36 interceptor boats for the Indian Coast Guard, L&T is executing additional orders for 18 more boats, totaling 54 orders for construction of a series of high-speed Interceptor Boats (IBs) for the Indian Coast Guard.
L&T’s Kattupalli shipyard is specially designed for modular construction of warships and submarines and integral with a 21500 Ton Ship Lift and Traversing system that is yet another example of in-house designs. Needless to verbalise, the yard is built with in-house expertise and constructed within the house from waterside and marine works to construction of workshops and special facilities like ship lift and traversing system.
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India’s air passenger traffic grew by 23.20% in October as compared to the same period last year with airlines carrying 86.72 lakh passengers. Passenger traffic grew by 23.18% in the first ten months of 2016 (January-October) as compared to the same period last year with domestic airlines carrying 813.7 lakh passengers.
Emirates has become the world’s first and only airline to operate all Airbus A380 and Boeing 777 aircraft for its passenger flights. The airline recently retired the last Airbus A330 and A340 aircraft in its fleet from active service in line with its vision to offer a superior passenger experience.
Boosting underwater surveillance capability of the Indian Navy, Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar handed over four indigenously developed naval systems viz. ABHAY, HUMSA UG, NACS and AIDSS to the the Chief of Naval Staff Admiral Sunil Lanba on November 18.