Director General VS Pathania takes over as DG Coast Guard

NEW DELHI: Director General (DG) VS Pathania, took over as the 24th Chief of Indian Coast Guard on 31 December 21. He is an alumnus of the Defence Services Staff College, Wellington and National Defence College, New Delhi. The Flag Officer is a qualified helicopter pilot and holds a Master’s Degree in Defence & Strategic […]

Continue Reading

PDTC signs agreement with BEL to promote defense and aerospace technologies in both countries

NEW DELHI: Power For Defense Technologies Co (PDTC), a Saudi Arabian company signed an agreement with Navratna Defense PSU, Bharat Electronics Limited (BEL) India, to bring India and Saudi Arabia closer through the promotion of defense and aerospace technologies. Power for Defense Technologies was founded by Sheikh Mohammed Mustfa-Zaini Al-Shaibi, a member of a highly […]

Continue Reading

New generation ballistic missile ‘Agni P’ successfully test-fired by DRDO

NEW DELHI: Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) successfully tested the new generation nuclear capable ballistic missile ‘Agni P’ from Dr APJ Abdul Kalam island off the coast of Odisha at 11:06 am on December 18, 2021. Various telemetry, radar, electro-optical stations and down range ships positioned along the eastern coast tracked and monitored the […]

Continue Reading

HAL signs Rs 2400 crore contract with Bharat Electronics

NEW DELHI: In a major boost to indigenization, Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (HAL) signed a contract with Bharat Electronics Limited (BEL) for development and supply of 20 types systems for the LCA Tejas Mk1A program here today. The five-year contract spanning from 2023 to 2028 is valued at Rs 2400 crores and involves supplying critical avionics […]

Continue Reading

Singapore Airlines signs LOI for seven Airbus A350F Freighters powered by Trent XWB-97

NEW DELHI: Singapore Airlines has signed a Letter of Intent for seven Airbus A350F Freighters powered by Rolls-Royce Trent XWB-97 engines. This selection by Singapore Airlines is another endorsement of the proven capability of the Trent XWB powered A350 family, which has delivered unprecedented reliability to customers since its entry into service in 2015. In […]

Continue Reading

Crown Group appoints Commodore Rakesh Anand as head of Marine Division

NEW DELHI: The Crown Group has appointed Commodore Rakesh Anand as the Head of Marine Division to spearhead & boost the division. Commodore Anand is a retd Indian Navy veteran who was also the Chairman & Managing Director of Mazagon Dock Ltd. prior to joining the Crown group,and was responsible for launching of three Scorpene submarines […]

Continue Reading

India successfully launches Supersonic Missile Assisted Torpedo System

NEW DELHI: Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) developed supersonic missile assisted torpedo system was successfully launched from Wheeler Island in Odisha on December 13, 201. The system is a next generation missile-based standoff torpedo delivery system. During the mission, full range capability of the missile was successfully demonstrated. The system has been designed to […]

Continue Reading

NetJets Accepts First Global 7500 Business Jet as Bombardier Delivers 1,000th Global Aircraft

NEW DELHI: Bombardier has announced the delivery of the 1,000th Global aircraft. The major milestone was reached as the NetJets team led by Patrick Gallagher, President, Sales, Marketing and Services, took delivery of the private aviation company’s first Global 7500 business jet. The addition of a Global 7500 aircraft to the NetJets fleet redefines its […]

Continue Reading

Rolls-Royce delivers 1000th Trent XWB-84 engine

NEW DELHI: Rolls-Royce announced that it has delivered its 1000th Trent XWB–84, achieving another key milestone for the engine programme. The engine, which will power an Airbus A350-900, was built at the company’s state-of-the-art Production Test Facility in Derby, England. The Trent XWB-84, the world’s most efficient aero engine in service, is the latest in […]

Continue Reading

PZL Mielec To Manufacture Major Assemblies For Global F-16 Program

NEW DELHI: PZL Mielec, a Lockheed Martin company and one of Poland’s longest established aircraft manufacturers, is to be a manufacturing partner for one of the world’s most successful fighter aircraft programs. Beginning next year, PZL Mielec will build components and assemblies for the latest generation F-16 Block 70/72, sustaining around 200 jobs, with approximately […]

Continue Reading