Defexpo India 2016

ISSUE FEATURES

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    LEAD STORY
    Goa Beckons the Defence World

    India is the biggest arms importer and India is in an aggressive mode to become an indigenous defence equipment producer, though it is still in the nascent stage.

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    MAKE IN INDIA
    Ministry of Commerce ‘facilitator’ of ‘Make in India’ initiatives

    In response to questions from Jayant Baranwal, Editor-in-Chief of SP’s ShowNews, the ‘Make in India’/Invest India team at the respective offices, on behalf of the Minister of Commerce and Industry, Nirmala Sitharaman, has outlined the ‘Make in India’ plans in the aerospace and defence sectors, the sectors that are going to give a massive thrust to development.

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    SPECIAL STORY
    Excalibur pinpoint tool to eliminate

    Excalibur is a true precision weapon, impacting at a radial miss distance of less than two meters from the target. Unlike ‘near precision’ guidance systems, Excalibur provides accurate first-round effects at all ranges in all-weather conditions.

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    INTERVIEW | BEL
    BEL collaborates with OEMs in high technology ‘Make’ programmes

    BEL, in collaboration with Indian industry and selected foreign defence OEMs, is participating in high technology, complex ‘Make’ programmes of the Indian Army like Tactical Communication System (TCS) and Battlefield Management System (BMS). The BEL Chairman and Managing Director S.K.Sharma gives details of the plans

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    Transform India into innovation warehouse using advance manufacturing

    I believe that ‘Make in India’ as a vision is the most relevant policy dictum announced by any leader since independence. The vision when implemented will unswervingly alter the paradigm and transform India into a major technology hub for production of homegrown defence systems.

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    INTERVIEW | HAL
    HAL — A catalyst in aerospace and defence self-reliance

    Defence public sector major the Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (HAL) is working towards becoming a technology company and is striving towards the Prime Minister’s vision of ‘Make in India’. The Chairman and Managing Director T. Suvarna Raju outlines the plans.

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    SPECIAL STORY
    Honeywell Aerospace: Defexpo 2016 preview

    As the Indian military looks to maximise assets, Honeywell Aerospace is seeing great demand both for its technology on the country’s new aircraft platforms, as well as for retrofit modifications and upgrades for its existing military fleets.

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    SPECIAL STORY
    Rockwell Collins brings ‘Make in India’ capabilities to Defexpo India

    At this year’s Defexpo, Rockwell Collins is demonstrating its strong value proposition for customers in India with commercially-based, customisable, technologically-advanced products and systems.

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    INTERVIEW | BAE
    BAE Systems fully aligned to India’s needs

    With 83,400 talented people in Australia, India, the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, the United Kingdom and the United States, BAE Systems, a truly global company, is clear about its market strategy ? building significant indigenous capability and footprint, often through mutually beneficial partnerships with investment in local businesses and sharing of skills and technologies, providing sustainable employment for local people. Alistair Castle, Vice President and General Manager, India, BAE Systems...

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    DSM Dyneema highlights next-gen body armour

    DSM Dyneema is highlighting its latest range of technologies and solutions for developing next-generation body armour that offers higher ballistic and multi-threat protection at a lighter weight, with greater user comfort and mobility at Defexpo.

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    MARKETING FEATURE
    Rosoboronexport is ready to widen cooperation with India within the framework of the Make in India programme

    JSC Rosoboronexport, a subsidiary of Rostec State Corporation, will discuss with its Indian partners joint projects for further modernisation of the Indian armed forces at the DEFEXPO India 2016 exhibition.

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    SPECIAL STORY
    US-2: A Force Multiplier for India

    The potential for export of the US-2 aircraft to third countries under mutual agreement between India and Japan may open a multibillion-dollar market.

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    SPECIAL STORY
    Alpha Design Technologies — leap forward

    Alpha Design Technologies Private Limited (ADTL) which started as a three-man company in 2004 has grown from strength to strength under the dynamic leadership of Colonel H.S. Shankar (Retd).

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    SPECIAL STORY
    Colt offers innovative solutions

    Colt has always answered the challenges and needs of our customers with innovative, best value, equipment design solutions.

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    SPECIAL FEATURE
    Elbit Systems’ Hermes 900: Most Advanced UAS

    Following the changes in policies in India due to the ‘Make in India’ programme, the regulatory environment is now more open to cooperation. And cooperation is part of Elbit Systems’ DNA. As a high technology company Elbit Systems’ vision is to achieve operational excellence in its target markets, India being one of them.