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British defence firm to merge with Franco-German group (Lead)


September 13th, 2012 - 9:26 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 13 (IANS) Britain's biggest defence manufacturer BAE Systems will merge with Franco-German group EADS in a 60-billion-pound deal to create the world's biggest military and civil aerospace company, ... Read more...

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British defence firm to merge with Dutch group


September 13th, 2012 - 7:17 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 13 (IANS) Britain's biggest defence manufacturer BAE Systems will merge with Dutch-based EADS in a 60-billion-pound deal to create the world's biggest military and civil aerospace company, The ... Read more...

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Maini firm to supply components to Airbus


April 20th, 2012 - 7:05 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, April 20 (IANS) Maini Precision Products has bagged an order from global aerospace major Airbus to supply components to its aircraft platforms, the city-based company said Friday."We have signed ... Read more...

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ISRO to launch French satellite


April 3rd, 2012 - 6:04 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, April 3 (IANS) India will launch an advanced French remote sensing satellite, SPOT 6, with its Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle (PSLV) rocket later this year, a statement said ... Read more...

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India readies to select mid-air refueler


March 21st, 2012 - 8:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 21 (IANS) India is readying to select the winner of the $2-billion tender for six mid-air refuelers for its air force, with both the contending planes from ... Read more...

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EADS Cassidian appoints new India CEO


March 14th, 2012 - 11:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 14 (IANS) European defence major EADS Cassidian Wednesday appointed Peter Gutsmiedl as the first chief executive officer of its India operations.Based in Bangalore, India's aerospace and defence ... Read more...

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Three Indian entities among world’s top 100 arms manufacturers


February 27th, 2012 - 5:14 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 27 (IANS) Two Indian companies - Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (HAL) and Bharat Electronics (BEL) - and one entity - the Ordnance Factories Board (OFB) - figure in ... Read more...

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`Lockheed Martin world’s largest arms producer’


February 27th, 2012 - 1:58 pm ICT by IANS
Stockholm, Feb 27 (IANS/RIA Novosti) US military hardware major Lockheed Martin was the biggest arms vendor in 2010 with sales totalling $35.7 billion, Stockholm International Peace Research Institute (SIPRI) says.Only three ... Read more...

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Combat jet order: India to announce winner early in 2012


December 26th, 2011 - 6:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 26 (IANS) The government is all set to announce the winner of the Indian Air Force (IAF) competition for 126-plus combat jets early in 2012.Authoritative sources ... Read more...

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Eurofighter, Rafle extend dogfight from India to UAE


November 21st, 2011 - 6:24 pm ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, Nov 21 (IANS) Eurofighter and Rafale, the two finalists in the fray for India's big combat jet order, have extended their dogfight to the UAE to win ... Read more...

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No politics in deciding combat plane winner: Antony


November 11th, 2011 - 8:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 11 (IANS) Geo-political considerations will not play a role in India deciding the winner of a contract worth more than its originally estimated $10.4 billion for 126 ... Read more...

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British defence firm axes 3,000 jobs


September 27th, 2011 - 7:24 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 27 (IANS) Britain-based defence firm BAE Systems will cut almost 3,000 jobs in the country, a media report said Tuesday.In a statement, BAE said the decision to cut ... Read more...

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Combat jet tender: India to finalise lowest bidder in six weeks


July 26th, 2011 - 9:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 26 (IANS) India is likely to decide in the next six weeks on the lowest bidder among the two manufacturers left in the fray for a ... Read more...

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All vendors given reasons for combat jet short-listing: IAF chief


May 2nd, 2011 - 11:25 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 2 (IANS) India Monday said it has individually conveyed to all six vendors in the $10.4 billion tender for 126 combat planes if their aircraft were ... 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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EADS, Dassault asked to extend combat jet bids till December


April 28th, 2011 - 6:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 28 (IANS) India has asked two European defence firms shortlisted for its $10.4 billion tender for 126 combat jets to extend their commercial bids till December ... Read more...

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Rejection of US jets ‘disappointing’, says envoy


April 28th, 2011 - 5:22 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 28 (IANS) US Ambassador Timothy Roemer Thursday described as "deeply disappointing" New Delhi's decision to reject two American combat jets that were amongst the six in ... Read more...

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50 percent of Brazil’s military equipment is obsolete: Report


March 14th, 2011 - 11:21 am ICT by IANS
Brasilia, March 14 (IANS/EFE) Half of the Brazilian armed forces' military equipment is obsolete and in no condition to be used in combat, according to a government report published by ... Read more...

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Price talks for 126 jets to begin this month: IAF chief


March 10th, 2011 - 9:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 10 (IANS) India will this month begin the price negotiation for the $10.4-billion contract for 126 combat planes for its air force to conclude the deal ... Read more...

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Boeing wins USAF contract for next-gen midair refueller


February 25th, 2011 - 6:48 pm ICT by IANS
St Louis, Feb 25 (IANS) US aerospace major Boeing has finally won the world's biggest aerial tanker programme, defeating European conglomerate EADS which had appeared to be the favourite so far.Boeing chairman, ... Read more...

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Aircraft deal: IAF fears bid losers may complain to CVC


February 10th, 2011 - 4:43 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Feb 10 (IANS) India is just about a month or two away from deciding the winner of the $10.4-billion contract for 126 combat aircraft, but the Indian Air Force (IAF) ... Read more...

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Cassidian opens engineering centre in Bangalore


February 9th, 2011 - 3:11 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Feb 9 (IANS) Cassidian, the defence and security division of European Aeronautic Defence and Space (EADS), Wednesday said it has opened a new engineering centre, the first of its kind from ... Read more...

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ISRO-built communications satellite for Europe launched


November 27th, 2010 - 3:52 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Nov 27 (IANS) The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO)-built communication satellite HYLAS (Highly Adaptable Satellite) for EADS-Astrium of Europe was launched Saturday by an Ariane rocket from the Guyana Space ... Read more...

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European lawmakers bat for outsourcing to India


November 3rd, 2010 - 11:28 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Nov 3 (IANS) Unlike US President Barack Obama, European lawmakers find outsourcing jobs, products or services to India mutually beneficial, creating a win-win situation."Outsourcing is now seen more as a ... Read more...

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India’s HAL among top 100 global aerospace companies: PwC survey


September 27th, 2010 - 5:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 27 (IANS) India's state-owned Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (HAL) has retained its 38th ranking among the top 100 global aerospace companies, with Boeing leapfrogging European defence behemoth EADS to reclaim ... Read more...

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Katee Sackoff, and Justin Bieber Both Land Roles on ‘CSI Las Vegas’


September 10th, 2010 - 1:44 am ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
Sep 9 (THAINDIAN NEWS) According the ‘EW’, the season eleven cast of ‘CSI: Las Vegas’ will include Katee Sackoff, and reports are also out that Justin Bieber has landed a recurring role ... Read more...

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Former Senator Ted Stevens was aboard the plane, which crashed in Alaska, 5 killed


August 10th, 2010 - 10:40 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Alaska, Aug 10 (THAINDIAN NEWS) According to reports by the Associated Press, there has been a plane crash in southern Alaska on Monday night, in which there are 5 causalities. ... Read more...

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Alaska Plane Crash: Rep Senator Ted Stevens & Sean O’Keefe Reported On Board


August 10th, 2010 - 9:54 pm ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
Aug 10 (THAINDIAN NEWS) According to a report from Reuters, the head of the plane manufacturer EADS, North American unit and former head of NASA, Sean O’Keefe and the ... Read more...

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Retain 26 percent FDI cap in defence manufacturing: FICCI


July 26th, 2010 - 5:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 26 (IANS) A leading industry lobby Monday cautioned against raising the 26 percent cap in foreign direct investment, saying a decision on this "will require careful thinking and analysis". "The ... Read more...

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We are entering into a security partnership with India: German envoy


July 7th, 2010 - 12:43 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, July 7 (ANI): European Aeronautic Defence and Space (EADS) of Germany initiated a deal with Indian Air Force (IAF) for providing 126 Multi Role Combat Aircraft (MRCA) worth over 10 ... Read more...

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EADS announces bid on US tanker contract


April 21st, 2010 - 6:04 am ICT by IANS
Washington, April 21 (DPA) The European Aeronautic Defence and Space Company (EADS) plans to bid for the $35-billion contract to build the next generation of US Air Force refuelling tankers, Ralph Crosby, ... Read more...

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Pentagon extends tanker deadline to accommodate EADS


April 1st, 2010 - 7:34 am ICT by IANS
Washington, April 1 (DPA) The US Defence Department said Wednesday it was willing to issue a 60-day extension of the deadline for bids on a lucrative contract to build the next ... Read more...

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US stocks gain on financial firms


March 10th, 2010 - 6:27 am ICT by IANS
New York, March 10 (DPA) Major US stock indices posted mild gains Tuesday, led by troubled financial firms bailed out by the US government in the past year. Boeing, General Electric, AT&T and ... Read more...

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Northrop pulls out of refuelling tanker deal with EADS


March 9th, 2010 - 5:09 am ICT by IANS
Washington/Paris, March 9 (DPA) US firm Northrop Grumman has pulled out of a partnership with Europe's EADS over a disputed $35-billion contract to build aerial refuellers for the US Air Force, the ... Read more...

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Aerospace major EADS establishes R&D facility at Bangalore


February 17th, 2010 - 12:49 pm ICT by IANS
By Vishnu Makhijani New Delhi, Feb 17 (IANS) Aiming to ramp up the capacities of India's defence manufacturing industry, European aerospace major EADS has established a military R&D facility at Bangalore to take ... Read more...

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