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100% FDI In Airlines Poses Threat To National Security, Says FIA

100% FDI In Airlines Poses Threat To National Security, Says FIA

FDI limits and control norms in other countries: Country Foreign Investment limit United States of America 25% of voting equity Canada 25% of voting equity European Union 49% Effective control has been codified to ensure that control of European airlines is vested with European nationals Brazil 20% of voting equity China 35% Japan 33.33% Malaysia […]

Indian cabinet approves policy for strategic partnerships in defence

Indian cabinet approves policy for strategic partnerships in defence

India approved on Wednesday a long-awaited policy to boost local defence manufacturing by effectively picking industry champions that would tie up with foreign players and make high-tech defence equipment.

Focus Needed on Indigenisation in Air Force: Dr Subhash Bhamre

Focus Needed on Indigenisation in Air Force: Dr Subhash Bhamre

Indigenous design and manufacturing has been promoted for self-reliance in the defence sector through the Indigenously Designed, Developed and Manufacturing (IDDM) program, said Dr Subhash Bhamre

INS Sharda Foils Piracy Attempt In The Gulf Of Aden

INS Sharda Foils Piracy Attempt In The Gulf Of Aden

Team DefenceAviationPost  In a bid to foul a piracy attempt in the Gulf of Aden, INS Sharda was deployed for anti-piracy patrol in the Gulf of Aden since 06 Apr 17. On 16 May 17, at about 1645 hrs, the ship received a distress call from MV Lord Mountbatten (a Liberian registered ship), in position 230 nm […]

Vice Admiral Sunil Anand, NM Assumes Charge As Controller Of Logistices

Vice Admiral Sunil Anand, NM Assumes Charge As Controller Of Logistices

Vice Admiral Sunil Anand NM has assumed duties of the Controller of Logistics wef 01 May 17 on superannuation of his predecessor Vice Admiral Jaywant Korde PVSM AVSM VSM.

Tejas Successfully Test Fires Derby Air-To-Air Beyond Visual Range Missile

Tejas Successfully Test Fires Derby Air-To-Air Beyond Visual Range Missile

Tejas, the Light Combat Aircraft today successfully demonstrated an Air-to-Air Beyond Visual Range (BVR) missile firing capability by releasing Derby Air-to-Air BVR missile in RADAR guided mode.

Eastern Fleets Overseas Deployment To Singapore

Eastern Fleets Overseas Deployment To Singapore

In pursuance of India’s Act East policy, Indian Naval Ships Sahyadri, Shivalik, Jyoti and Kamorta are on an Overseas Deployment to the South East Asia and Southern Indian Ocean under the command of Rear Admiral Biswajit Dasgupta, YSM, VSM, the Flag Officer Commanding Eastern Fleet.

Government holds extensive talks with Indian Industry, likely to soon announce SP policy for defence production

Government holds extensive talks with Indian Industry, likely to soon announce SP policy for defence production

Defence Minister Arun Jaitley on Thursday held detailed discussions with representatives of the Indian defence industry over the soon to be notified — the strategic partnership policy model for private sector participation in production of critical military platforms like fighter jets, helicopters, Main Battle tanks and submarines in India.

Sri Lanka snubs China over submarine docking with PM Narendra Modi in country

Sri Lanka snubs China over submarine docking with PM Narendra Modi in country

Sri Lanka has rejected China’s request for its submarine to dock at Colombo next week after a similar visit in 2014 triggered strong protest from India, a senior defence official said today, as Prime Minister Narendra Modi began his two-day visit to the country.

SpiceJet flags off daily direct flight from Thiruvananthapuram to Male

SpiceJet flags off daily direct flight from Thiruvananthapuram to Male

SpiceJet, one of the country’s low-cost carrier, today launched its daily direct flight services from Thiruvananthapuram to Male with traditional flag-off and lamp-lighting ceremonies at the Trivandrum International Airport (TRV), Kerala.

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