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Chennai varsity students win prizes in space contests


September 18th, 2012 - 8:54 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Sep 18 (IANS) Students of the SRM University near here have won prizes in two international student aerospace competitions held in the US and China, an official said here ... Read more...

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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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Air India’s staff strength to be right-sized: Ajit Singh


July 17th, 2012 - 11:23 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, July 17 (IANS) Some wings of national carrier Air India would soon be hived off to right-size its staff strength and monetise its assets for an early turn-around, Civil ... Read more...

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Aerospace, defence business sluggish in 2011: Study


July 11th, 2012 - 12:02 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 10 (IANS) The global aerospace and defence industry performance in 2011 was sluggish, posting a revenue gain of just 2.3 percent compared to 2.5 percent in 2010, ... 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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Asian defence market growth offset by slump in West: Deloitte


March 7th, 2012 - 3:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 7 (IANS) The global defence market is expected to witness negative growth in 2012 with the rise in military spending in Asian nations, including India and China, ... Read more...

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Abu Dhabi to host Global Aerospace Summit 2012


February 23rd, 2012 - 1:19 am ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, Feb 22 (IANS/WAM) The Global Aerospace Summit 2012 will be held in Abu Dhabi from April 16 to 19.Global Aerospace Summit 2012, hosted by Mubadala Aerospace, is an ... Read more...

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Singapore Airshow sees deals worth $31 billion


February 18th, 2012 - 12:59 am ICT by IANS
Singapore, Feb 17 (IANS) The Singapore Airshow 2012, Asia's largest and one of the three most important aerospace and defence exhibitions in the world, Friday wrapped up the trade segment ... Read more...

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Mahindra, Eurocopter ink product development deal


July 26th, 2011 - 9:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 26 (IANS) Indian conglomerate Mahindra Group's subsidiaries Mahindra Aerospace and Mahindra Satyam Tuesday entered into an agreement with international helicopter manufacturer Eurocopter for the joint design and ... Read more...

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Tata launches 3 aerospace production units


February 14th, 2011 - 9:31 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Feb. 14 (IANS) The Tata Group Monday announced the launch of three new aerospace manufacturing facilities with international collaboration in Hyderabad.The ground breaking ceremony for the new projects was conducted in ... 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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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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Dazzling fly-past, daring aerobatics mark Aero India launch (Lead)


February 9th, 2011 - 3:29 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Feb 9 (IANS) A spectacular flying display and breathtaking aerobatics in formations by Indian Air Force (IAF) pilots marked the launch of Asia's biggest air show Aero India-2011 here on ... Read more...

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India’s biggest air show takes off on flying note


February 9th, 2011 - 1:44 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Feb 9 (IANS) India's biggest air show Aero India 2011 began on a bright sunny Wednesday in this aerospace hub with a spectacular fly-past and breathtaking aerobatic formations by the Indian ... Read more...

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South Asia’s largest aero show takes off Wednesday


February 8th, 2011 - 6:32 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Feb 8 (IANS) As India's aerospace hub, Bangalore is abuzz with hectic activity for the south Asia's largest air show, AeroIndia 2011, from Wednesday at the Yelahanka air base on ... Read more...

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Eurofighter Typhoon to fly at Bangalore air show


February 5th, 2011 - 7:59 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Feb 5 (IANS) Two Eurofighter Typhoons of the Italian Air Force arrived here to demonstrate the plane's operational capabilities in the eighth edition of Aero India 2011 trade expo Feb ... Read more...

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British aerospace firms eye partnerships at air show


February 3rd, 2011 - 10:04 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Feb 3 (IANS) About 40 leading British aerospace firms will participate in the Aero India 2011 trade expo from Feb 9-13 in this tech hub to forge partnerships and joint ventures ... 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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AeroIndia show to be the largest ever


February 1st, 2011 - 9:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 1 (IANS) India's air show in Bangalore next week will be the largest ever with 29 countries bringing their aerospace products, including fighter jets and transport aircraft, for ... 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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South Asia’s largest machine tool expo opens in Bangalore


January 20th, 2011 - 8:38 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Jan 20 (IANS) South Asia's largest machine tool exposition got underway Thursday in this tech hub to showcase the latest technological trends and products used by the Indian manufacturing industry.Organised ... 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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‘India to spend $80 bn on defence acquisitions by 2015′


July 20th, 2010 - 5:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 20 (IANS) India's defence spending is expected to touch about $80 billion over the next five years, creating opportunities for global aerospace and defence (A&D) companies, says consulting firm ... 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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EADS ropes in six firms to develop aircraft systems


June 10th, 2010 - 6:55 pm ICT by IANS
By D. Balaji Berlin, June 10 (IANS) European Aeronautic Defence and Space Company NV (EADS) has signed licensing contracts with sixaerospace firms to develop military aircraft systems using its technologies, a company ... Read more...

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German chancellor Merkel to unveil Berlin air show


June 8th, 2010 - 1:28 pm ICT by IANS
By D. Balaji Berlin, June 8 (IANS) German Chancellor Angela Merkal will unveil the Berlin air show (ILA 2010) in this historic unified capital Tuesday in the presence of Swiss President Doris ... Read more...

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Lockheed Martin F-35 programme awarded for ‘cutting-edge design’


May 14th, 2010 - 2:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 14 (IANS) The Lockheed Martin F-35 Lightning II combat jet programme has been recognised for its "cutting-edge design and technology" with an award from the American Institute of Aeronautics ... 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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Stage set for India Aviation 2010


March 1st, 2010 - 11:53 am ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, March 1 (IANS) India's international exhibition and conference on civil aviation, India Aviation 2010, begins here Wednesday. A Who's Who of aviation sector will be there at the second edition of the ... Read more...

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Border dispute not to come in way of trade ties with China: Pallam Raju


December 20th, 2009 - 1:01 pm ICT by ANI
Kolkata, Dec 20 (ANI): Minister of State for Defence MM Pallam Raju has said that the border dispute would not affect trade ties with China.Talking to reporters on the sidelines of a ... Read more...

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India to raise defence procurement from domestic market


December 19th, 2009 - 9:16 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Dec 19 (IANS) India hopes to procure almost 70 percent of its defence hardware from domestic sources in the next 10 years, up from 30 percent now, Minister of State for ... Read more...

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India’s first aviation SEZ opened in Belgaum


November 14th, 2009 - 9:50 pm ICT by IANS
Belgaum (Karnataka), Nov 14 (IANS) Global aerospace majors such as Europe's SABCA and Canada's Magellan Aerospace will set up shops in India's first special economic zone (SEZ) devoted exclusively for the aviation ... Read more...

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Roger Rose is Lockheed Martin India CEO


August 11th, 2009 - 6:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 11 (IANS) Roger Rose has been named CEO of Lockheed Martin India, with the responsibility for coordinating the global aerospace giant's relationship and ongoing programme execution in this country, ... Read more...

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Boeing to develop aerospace technologies in Bangalore


March 31st, 2009 - 8:02 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, March 31 (IANS) Global aerospace major Boeing has set up a research and technology lab here to develop advanced aerospace technologies and solutions for its next-generation products and services, a senior ... Read more...

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US fighter jet’s tyres burst at Aero India show


February 15th, 2009 - 6:55 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Feb 15 (IANS) Two rear tyres of the US fighter jet F-16IN Super Viper of global aerospace major Lockheed Martin burst Sunday afternoon while landing after a regular sortie at Aero ... Read more...

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