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Thales, BEL to form joint venture radar company (Lead)


August 29th, 2012 - 9:26 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Bangalore, Aug 29 (IANS) French aerospace and electronics major Thales Wednesday said it would form a joint venture with India's Bharat Electronics Limited (BEL) to build civilian and defence ... Read more...

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‘India on par with others in electronic warfare’


May 2nd, 2012 - 3:20 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, May 2 (IANS) India is on par with other countries in electronic warfare, senior scientist Saktipada Dash, who took over as director of a prestigious defence electronics research laboratory, ... Read more...

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BEL to flag surveillance products at defence expo


March 28th, 2012 - 8:21 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, March 28 (IANS) State-run Bharat Electronics Ltd (BEL) will showcase its range of products demonstrating its prowess in providing the armed forces robust surveillance and security systems at the ... Read more...

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Antony for speedy indigenisation of defence systems


November 16th, 2010 - 7:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 16 (IANS) Defence Minister A.K. Antony said Tuesday his ministry is all set to create an environment for speedy indigenisation of defence systems and platforms."We are making all efforts ... Read more...

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MoD creating environment for indigenisation of defence equipment: Antony


November 16th, 2010 - 7:07 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Nov 16 (ANI): Defence Minister AK Antony on Tuesday said the Ministry of Defence (MoD) is making all efforts to create an environment for speedy indigenisation of defence systems and ... Read more...

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India to jointly develop 250 fifth generation fighters


October 4th, 2010 - 6:19 pm ICT by ANI
By Praful Kumar SinghNew Delhi, Oct 4 (ANI): India will have a fleet of 200 to 250 fifth generation fighter aircraft, which it is planning to jointly develop with Russia over ... Read more...

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Bharat Electronics posts 13 percent sales growth


April 1st, 2010 - 7:47 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, April 1 (IANS) Bharat Electronics Ltd. (BEL) posted a turnover of Rs.5,235 crore for fiscal 2009-10, registering a growth of 13.2 percent over the previous fiscal at Rs.4,624 crore, the state-run ... Read more...

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India test flies light combat chopper successfully


March 30th, 2010 - 5:42 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, March 30 (IANS) India has successfully flight tested a prototype of the Light Combat Helicopter (LCH), designed and developed by the state-run Hindustan Aeronautics Ltd (HAL), a top official said Tuesday. "The ... Read more...

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US clears Hawkeye E-2D aircraft for India


September 13th, 2009 - 3:40 pm ICT by IANS
By Gulshan Luthra New Delhi, Sep 13 (IANS) The US government has cleared yet another high technology system for India, the "futuristic" shipboard Hawkeye E-2D aircraft for Airborne Early Warning (AEW) and battle ... Read more...

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Israel orders US stealth planes to counter Iran, Syria threat


July 11th, 2009 - 5:19 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, July 11 (RIA Novosti) Israel has ordered at least 25 US F-35 stealth fighter aircraft to counter any potential threat from the delivery of Russian advanced air defence systems to ... Read more...

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BEL sales up 13 percent, pre-tax profit down


April 2nd, 2009 - 7:30 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, April 2 (IANS) State-run Bharat Electronics Ltd (BEL) posted a turnover of Rs.46.18 billion in 2008-09 as against Rs.41.03 billion notched up the previous fiscal, registering a 13 percent year-on-year (YoY) ... Read more...

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Lockheed Martin selects Raytheon for F-16 protection suite


February 11th, 2009 - 9:38 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Feb 11 (IANS) The race for an Indian Air Force (IAF) order for 126 combat jets just got hotter with US defence major Lockheed Martin opting to equip its F-16IN Super ... Read more...

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Antony to lay foundation stone for Bharat Electronics unit


November 20th, 2008 - 12:50 pm ICT by IANS
Kochi, Nov 20 (IANS) Defence Minister A.K. Antony will lay the foundation stone of the production support centre of Bharat Electronics Ltd (BEL) at the Kinfra Hi-tech Industrial Park, Kalamassery, near here ... Read more...

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Submarine Sindhuvijay to rejoin navy after refitting


July 31st, 2008 - 10:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 31 (IANS) After facing extensive delays in its overhaul, Kilo-class diesel-electric submarine INS Sindhuvijay will set sail for India shortly from the Zvezdochka shipyard in northern Russia after undergoing ... Read more...

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INS Sindhuvijay to join Indian Navy after refit in Russia


July 29th, 2008 - 4:24 pm ICT by IANS
RIA Novosti St. Petersburg, July 29 (RIA Novosti) The Indian Navy's diesel-electric submarine INS Sindhuvijay will set sail for India Aug 5 after an extensive overhaul at a shipyard in northern Russia, the ... Read more...

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DRDO, armed forces should work in tandem: Antony


June 4th, 2008 - 12:30 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 3 (IANS) India's premier Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) and the armed forces should work in tandem to ensure synergy and achieve self-reliance in military hardware, Defence Minister ... Read more...

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Antony asks DRDO and armed forces to work with greater synergy


June 3rd, 2008 - 10:08 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, June 3 (ANI): Defence Minister A K Antony today called for a greater coordination between Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) and the Armed Forces to achieve the goal ... Read more...

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DRDO has failed to deliver, says Antony


April 11th, 2008 - 9:27 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, April 11 (IANS) Even as a high-powered committee suggested a drastic overhaul of the Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO), Defence Minister A.K. Antony Friday admitted the organisation has failed ... Read more...

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Bharat Electronics posts four percent sales growth


April 8th, 2008 - 11:08 pm ICT by admin
Bangalore, April 8 (IANS) The Bharat Electronics Ltd (BEL) posted a sales turnover of Rs.41.14 billion ($1.02 billion) in 2007-08, registering a marginal increase of four percent from the previous fiscal figure ... Read more...

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Distinguished scientist Limaye passes away


March 28th, 2008 - 3:13 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, Mar 28 (ANI): KU Limaye (62), a distinguished scientist and former Chief Controller (research and development) at the DRDO, passed away at Bangalore after a brief illness.Limaye, who ... Read more...

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US contract for supply of F-16s warfare systems to Pak


March 20th, 2008 - 2:20 pm ICT by admin
Washington, March 20 (ANI): The Pentagon has awarded a 78.2 million dollars contract to a private manufacturer to supply Pakistan with electronic warfare systems for F-16 fighter jets. The purchase will be ... Read more...

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European conglomerate eyes India’s burgeoning defence market


February 25th, 2008 - 8:22 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, Feb 25 (IANS) European aerospace and defence conglomerate EADS is eyeing India's burgeoning military market that is expected to generate orders worth Rs.155 billion ($4 billion) over the next five ... Read more...

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Is India readying a military-industry combine?


February 21st, 2008 - 1:40 pm ICT by admin
(News Analysis) By Vishnu Makhijani New Delhi, Feb 21 (IANS) Is India readying a military-industry combine to feed the voracious appetite of its armed forces and to push the hitherto nascent export of armaments? ... Read more...

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President Patil to spend New Year Day with DRDO scientists


December 31st, 2007 - 9:50 pm ICT by admin
Hyderabad, Dec 31 (ANI): In an unique gesture President Pratibha Patill will be visiting the Missile Complex of the Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) in Hyderabad on Tuesday, and will be ... Read more...

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