aerospace industry

Karnataka to have aerospace policy to woo investments


August 24th, 2012 - 8:59 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Aug 24 (IANS) The Karnataka government is formulating an aerospace policy to attract global investments and make Banagalore a major aerospace hub in south Asia, a senior official said ... Read more...

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Indian orders create jobs in US, disprove Obama


August 5th, 2012 - 4:39 pm ICT by IANS
Long Beach (California), Aug 5 (IANS) Civilian and military orders placed by India in American companies are creating thousands of jobs in the US, deflating President Barrack Obama's populist campaign ... Read more...

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HAL asks vendors to partner in progress


July 21st, 2012 - 8:58 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, July 21 (IANS) State-run defence behemoth Hindustan Aeronautics Ltd (HAL) Saturday told its global vendors to become its partner in progress than remaining mere suppliers."Vendors have to go beyond ... Read more...

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Karnataka opposes shifting air show out of Bangalore


July 4th, 2012 - 1:08 am ICT by IANS
Bangalore, July 3 (IANS) The Karnataka government has opposed shifting the biennial mega air show Aero India hosted at the Indian Air Force (IAF) base on Bangalore's outskirts out of ... Read more...

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Airbus to set up assembly line in US


July 3rd, 2012 - 2:44 am ICT by IANS
Paris, July 3 (IANS) Airbus, a leading European aircraft manufacturer, Monday announced to set up its first manufacturing facility in the US.The move is part of a plan to bolster ... Read more...

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Asia’s largest aerospace hub near Bangalore soon


June 4th, 2012 - 8:29 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, June 4 (IANS) Leading infrastructure developer Sun Forest City Ventures Ltd. will build one of Asia's largest hubs for the aerospace industry near Bangalore with an upfront investment of ... Read more...

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Dependence on defence imports risky for India: Experts


March 17th, 2012 - 7:55 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, March 17 (IANS) As much as 70 percent dependence on imports for weapons and other defence equipment even 65 years after independence is a risky proposition for India and ... Read more...

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India formulating new air cargo promotion policy


March 14th, 2012 - 2:08 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, March 14 (IANS) The government was formulating an economic regulatory framework for future airports as well as an air cargo promotion policy, Civil Aviation Minister Ajit Singh said ... Read more...

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India, Australia to jointly develop aerospace industry


February 23rd, 2012 - 12:19 am ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Feb 22 (IANS) The Society of Indian Aerospace and Technologies (SIATI) and Aviation Aerospace Australia (AAA) Wednesday entered into a long-term agreement to jointly develop the aerospace industry in ... Read more...

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India, Brazil hold ‘candid’ defence talks


February 6th, 2012 - 11:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 6 (IANS) India and Brazil, two major developing nations seeking permanent membership in a reformed UN Security Council, Monday held "candid" discussions on their bilateral cooperation and ... Read more...

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‘India’s jet deal setback to British industry’


February 2nd, 2012 - 8:43 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 2 (IANS) The British aerospace industry has been dealt a major blow after India favoured a French firm for a multibillion-pound fighter plane order, a newspaper said.India Wednesday ... Read more...

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Rolls-Royce, HAL setting up aero engines production facility


December 7th, 2011 - 11:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 7 (IANS) India's public sector Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (HAL) and British aero engines manufacturer Rolls-Royce Wednesday commenced construction of a new joint manufacturing facility in Bangalore, where ... Read more...

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Airbus bags order for 50 planes


November 15th, 2011 - 7:48 am ICT by IANS
Dubai, Nov 15 (IANS) The Airbus has bagged a contract to supply 50 A320neo aircraft to the Kuwait-based Alafco finance company on the second day of the Dubai Airshow.Alafco (Aviation ... Read more...

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Need to learn from China, says IAF chief


September 1st, 2011 - 9:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 1 (IANS) India needs to learn from China not to attempt all military research and development itself and instead get key technologies from abroad, Indian Air Force ... Read more...

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China launches new unmanned helicopter


May 8th, 2011 - 10:19 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, May 8 (IANS) An unmanned helicopter, the largest of its kind in China, has successfully completed its first flight, Xinhua reported.The unmanned helicopter, with a maximum take-off weight of ... Read more...

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Boeing India chief downplays rejection, hopeful of better deals in future


April 29th, 2011 - 9:30 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Apr 29(ANI): A day after India rejected Boeing's bid to sell fighter jets, the company's India chief put up a brave face on Friday saying the partnership with India ... Read more...

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Unsuccessful firms keep options open on India’s combat jets order


April 28th, 2011 - 10:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 28 (IANS) A day after India said American, Russian and Swedish aviation firms were out of the race $10.4 billion order for 126 combat jets, three ... Read more...

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German Defence Minister meets Manmohan Singh


February 10th, 2011 - 6:18 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Feb.10 (ANI): German Defence Minister Karl-Theodor zu Guttenberg met the Prime Minister, Dr. Manmohan Singh, here on Wednesday.After the interaction, Guttenberg said: "It was a very warm reception. ... Read more...

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HAL awaits government nod to go public soon


February 10th, 2011 - 4:43 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Feb 10 (IANS) India's defence behemoth Hindustan Aeronautics Ltd (HAL) is awaiting the government's green signal to go public soon to raise funds and improve its corporate governance, an official said ... Read more...

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Govt. to encourage joint ventures in Defence


February 9th, 2011 - 10:38 pm ICT by ANI
Bangalore, Feb 9 (ANI): Assuring that India's defence expenditure would continue to grow in the next two decades, Defence Minister AK Antony on Wednesday said that the government will continue to encourage ... Read more...

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India invites aerospace majors for partnerships, outsourcing


February 9th, 2011 - 3:53 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Feb 9 (IANS) India Wednesday invited leading international aerospace firms to partner with its strong defence organisations, state-run enterprises and the emerging private sector for the all-round development of its aerospace ... Read more...

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India to develop new aerospace products for security needs


February 7th, 2011 - 4:59 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Feb 7 (IANS) India is set to develop new aerospace technologies and products to meet its growing security needs, Defence Minister A.K. Antony said Monday. "We have chalked out an ... Read more...

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Karnataka setting up Aerospace Park near Bangalore


February 3rd, 2011 - 7:32 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Feb 3 (IANS) The Karnataka government is setting up a dedicated Aerospace Park near the Bangalore international airport at Devanahalli on the city's outskirts to attract global majors and small and ... Read more...

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Eighth Aero India 2011 - International Seminar to be held in Bangalore


January 29th, 2011 - 5:47 pm ICT by ANI
Bangalore, Jan 29 (ANI): The eighth Aero India 2011 - International Seminar conducted will held at National Institute of Mental Health and Neuro Sciences (NIMHANS) Convention Centre here from February 7 to ... Read more...

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Indian companies will benefit from defence offsets policy (Comment)


January 23rd, 2011 - 1:53 pm ICT by IANS
By Vivek Lall India's rising economic capacity has enabled the funding of its defence modernisation capabilities over the past two decades and as one of the largest global military spenders, the country has ... Read more...

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UAE to set up aerospace research centre


December 18th, 2010 - 10:50 pm ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, Dec 18 (IANS/WAM) The UAE plans to set up an Aerospace Research and Innovation Centre (ARIC) in Abu Dhabi in collaboration with global academic and industrial institutions, it was announced ... Read more...

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Not happy with pace of armed forces modernisation: Antony


December 15th, 2010 - 8:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 15 (IANS) Defence Minister A.K. Antony Wednesday said despite a "huge budget" set aside by the government, efforts for modernising the armed forces "have not borne the desired results" ... Read more...

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Russian satellites crash into Pacific Ocean


December 6th, 2010 - 1:57 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Dec 6 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Three Russian Glonass-M satellites fell into the Pacific Ocean, some 1,500 km northwest of Honolulu, a source in the aerospace industry said."Three Glonass-M satellites fell into ... Read more...

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Tata unveils first cabin for Sikrosky-92 helicopter (Lead)


November 7th, 2010 - 7:02 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Nov 7 (IANS) Tata Advanced Systems Ltd. (TASL) Sunday unveiled the first Sikrosky-92 helicopter cabin manufactured at its facility at the aerospace and precision engineering Special Economic Zone (SEZ) on ... Read more...

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Tata unveils first cabin for Sikrosky-92 helicopter


November 7th, 2010 - 6:46 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Nov 7 (IANS) Tata Advanced Systems Ltd. (TASL) Sunday unveiled the first Sikrosky-92 helicopter cabin manufactured at its facility at the aerospace and precision engineering special economic zone (SEZ) on the ... Read more...

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Costa Rica eyes tie-up with India in green tech, aerospace


October 19th, 2010 - 10:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 19 (IANS) The Central American nation of Costa Rica is looking to spark India's interest in a joint venture in carbon-neutral agriculture as well as adaptation of Costa Rican ... Read more...

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India should focus on comprehensive defence capability build-up: Air Chief


October 15th, 2010 - 9:41 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Oct 15 (ANI): The Chief of the Air Staff, Air Chief Marshal P.V. Naik, on Friday said India should focus on integrated and comprehensive defence capability build-up and not merely ... Read more...

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Airbus selects Indian firm Quest as preferred supplier


July 21st, 2010 - 7:49 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, July 21 (IANS) Airbus Industrie has selected India's leading private aerospace engineering firm Quest as its a preferred supplier of aircraft parts, the company said Wednesday. "We have become the first Indian ... Read more...

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IAF to sign contract for combat aircraft in 2011


July 16th, 2010 - 7:08 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, July 16 (IAF) The Indian Air Force (IAF) will sign the contract to buy 126 medium multi-role combat aircraft (MMRCA) in 2011 after the bidding process, the chief of air ... Read more...

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India to test fly naval combat fighter by year-end (Lead)


July 6th, 2010 - 7:29 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, July 6 (IANS) The indigenous trainer version of the Light Combat Aircraft (LCA) for the Indian Navy will be test flown by the year-end to demonstrate India's prowess in designing and ... Read more...

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