aerospace sector

Conclave to woo investors to north India


August 8th, 2012 - 5:53 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Aug 8 (IANS) With most of foreign investments coming to western and southern India, industry lobby CII is holding a conclave in November to showcase north as an ... 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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Indian Rotocraft starts building chopper production centre in Hyderabad


March 15th, 2012 - 8:37 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, March 15 (IANS) Indian Rotorcraft, a joint venture of Tata Sons and AugustaWestland, has started work on a helicopter production facility here to assemble, customise and flight test new ... 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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Dean McCumiskey is BAE’s new India head


January 23rd, 2012 - 5:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 23 (IANS) British aerospace major BAE Systems has named Dean McCumiskey as its new managing director and chief executive of India operations with effect from March 2012.Dean ... Read more...

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Rane group enters defence, aerospace sector


September 29th, 2011 - 12:46 am ICT by IANS
Chennai, Sep 28 (IANS) Chennai based auto component group Rane Wednesday announced its diversification into defence and aerospace production as it acquired a 26 percent stake in SasMos Het Technologies ... Read more...

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Clinton asks India to lower trade barriers


July 19th, 2011 - 7:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 19 (IANS) US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton Tuesday urged India to lower investment barriers even as the two countries agreed to re-open negotiations on a bilateral ... Read more...

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Future of defence business uncertain: PWC


May 2nd, 2011 - 5:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 2 (IANS) The future of global defence business looks bleak in 2011 and beyond, an industry study has forecast. This is despite major deals such as the ... Read more...

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Indian defence deals worth $42 billion up for grabs


February 27th, 2011 - 10:48 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 27 (IANS) India is in the process of signing defence deals worth nearly $42 billion, including a $10.4-billion deal for 126 multi-role combat aircraft, making it one of ... Read more...

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Karnataka gets Rs.4.3 bn investments in aerospace sector


February 13th, 2011 - 11:14 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Fe 13 (IANS) Nine Indian firms, including IT bellwether Wipro and automotive major Mahindra and Mahindra have submitted investment proposals worth Rs.4.3 billion ($94.2 million)to the Karnataka government to set up ... Read more...

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‘Decision on $10.4 bn combat jet order likely by September’


February 10th, 2011 - 12:10 am ICT by IANS
By Gulshan Luthra Bangalore, Feb 9 (IANS) India would take a decision on a $10.4 billion order for 126 combat jets by mid-2011 or latest by September, a top commander said Wednesday.Releasing ... 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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Aerobatic display by fighter jets, copters to be major attraction of Aero India 2011


February 8th, 2011 - 7:44 pm ICT by ANI
Bangalore, Feb 8 (ANI): Aero India 2011, Asia's biggest air show, which gets underway at the Yelahanka Air Force base near Bangalore from February 9, will be the largest ever with ... Read more...

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US will have to offer India generous terms to seal combat aircraft deal: Expert (Part-II)


January 28th, 2011 - 6:39 pm ICT by ANI
Because of the dramatic transformations in combat aviation technology currently underway, the Indian Government should select the least expensive, mature, combat-proven fourth generation fighter for the IAF as a bridge toward ... 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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India’s HAL among exhibitors at Farnborough airshow


July 18th, 2010 - 7:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 18 (IANS) India's Hindustan Aeronautics Ltd (HAL) will be among the 1,400 exhibitors participating in the Farnborough airshow, one of the biggest in the aviation calendar, that gets underway ... Read more...

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Pallam Raju to attend Farnborough airshow


July 16th, 2010 - 9:17 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 16 (IANS) Minister of State for Defence M.M. Pallam Raju Friday left for Britain to attend the Farnborough airshow, one of the biggest in the aviation calendar where the ... Read more...

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Brazil to promote biofuel use in aviation


May 11th, 2010 - 12:07 pm ICT by IANS
Sao Paulo, May 11 (IANS/EFE) An alliance of aircraft manufacturers in Brazil, the Brazilian Alliance for Aviation Biofuels (Abraba), will promote "development and certification of sustainable biofuel" for use in air transport. The ... Read more...

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Bombardier Aerospace to open service facility in Macon, Georgia


February 18th, 2010 - 2:55 pm ICT by BNO News
ATLANTA, GEORGIA (BNO NEWS) – Bombardier Aerospace, a Montreal-based global transportation company, will open a facility in Macon, Georgia, Governor Sonny Perdue announced on Wednesday.The facility will provide maintenance, repair and overhaul ... Read more...

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Sundram gearing up to enter aerospace fastener sector


June 25th, 2009 - 2:46 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, June 25 (IANS) Sundram Fasteners, which manufactures auto components, is now looking at the aerospace fastener sector. But it says it needs at least two years. "Our aim is to make fasteners ... Read more...

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TCS to design next-generation Gripen fighter for Saab


February 9th, 2009 - 9:08 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Feb 9 (IANS) Tata Consultancy Services (TCS) will design and develop the next-generation fighter jet Gripen for the Swedish aerospace major Saab, a senior official of the IT bellwether said here ... Read more...

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Antony wants Aerospace technology to develop responses to terrorism


February 9th, 2009 - 4:37 pm ICT by ANI
Bengaluru, Feb 9 (ANI): With the terrorist outfits adopting new methods to wreak havoc in civil society, Defence Minister AK Antony today called for ''a calibrated international response'' to prevent recurrence ... Read more...

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Ashok Leyland targets aerospace sector for testing services


November 26th, 2008 - 9:20 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Nov 26 (IANS) Commercial vehicle major Ashok Leyland, part of the Hinduja Group, will target the Indian aerospace sector for testing various aircraft components, a senior group official said here ... Read more...

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India’s first aerospace special economic zone in Andhra Pradesh


October 15th, 2008 - 9:15 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Oct 15 (IANS) India's first special economic zone (SEZ) on aerospace and precision engineering will come up near here, with the state government saying the Tata Group would locate its defence ... Read more...

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‘Indian aerospace sector to generate $30 bn offsets opportunities’


October 14th, 2008 - 3:36 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Oct 14 (IANS) The technology-driven Indian aerospace sector would generate around $30 billion in offsets opportunities in India in the coming years, according to Indian Air Force (IAF) chief, Air Chief ... Read more...

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Antony to attend ‘Berlin Air Show’ in Germany


May 23rd, 2008 - 3:18 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, May 23 (ANI): Defence Minister A K Antony will begin his three-day visit to Germany from Sunday. Accompanied by a high-level official delegation, Antony will attend the International Aerospace ... Read more...

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