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Pakistan Foreign Secretary Aizaz Ahmed Chaudhry to visit India for ‘Heart of Asia’ meeting

Over 3 months after Indo-Pak Foreign Secretary level dialogue in Islamabad was postponed following the Pathankot terror attacks the two Foreign Secretaries will meet here on Tuesday to explore launching of the Comprehensive Bilateral Dialogue

India following ‘tricky two-sided’ China policy: Chinese media

Accusing India of following a “tricky two-sided” China policy to “maximise gains at minimum costs”, an article in the state media here said India’s stand on a negotiated settlement in the disputed South China Sea is aimed at securing membership of the China-led SCO grouping

Reliance seeks licence to make defence products at Mihan-SEZ

Reliance Anil Dhirubhai Ambani Group (ADAG), which had announced mega investment plans for Mihan-SEZ, has come up with a proposal to make a host of items, mainly for naval forces, before the board of approvals (BOA), an agency under the ministry of commerce

India’s first indigenously developed nuclear submarine Arihant ready for induction

By Anupama Airy…PM Modi To Shortly Announce Induction Of India’s first indigenously developed nuclear submarine Arihant into the naval fleet. Once inducted into the Indian Navy fleet, the submarine will be called INS Arihant. Built at Vishakhapatnam, Arihant has been designed, developed and engineered by various agencies including the Defence Research and Development Organisation, the Department of Atomic Energy and the Submarine Design Group of the Directorate of Naval Design, besides private companies such as Larsen & Toubro (L&T).

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…

“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).

Gulf airlines eye a pie of the lucrative Indian market

  Team DefenceAviationPost The massive expansion plans of the Gulf carriers, especially the big three – Emirates, Etihad and Qatar – have made the global aviation industry sit up and take notice. Flying to almost every corner of the world, the Gulf carriers are giving the locals a run for their money. While European and […]

Iran selects Airbus for its civil aviation renewal

Iran has signed two agreements with Airbus covering new aircraft orders and a comprehensive civil aviation co-operation package. Agreements for 118 new aircraft, pilot training, airport operations and ATM support

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

“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