Defexpo India 2016

ISSUE FEATURES

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    LEAD STORY
    We Don’t Need Money, We Need Systems in Place: Defence Minister

    The Minister of Defence Manohar Parrikar today emphatically stated that money (budgetary allocation) is not an issue, the issue is of putting proper systems in place and that his government was doing all that it could do to have them in place.

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    SPECIAL REPORT
    Boeing’s fundamental shift in India strategy

    With a growing fleet of aircraft (both fixed and rotary wing) in India, Boeing Defense, Space and Security is affecting a major fundamental shift in its strategy here by increasing the sustainment activity.

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    SNAPSHOTS
    Action at Defexpo 2016

    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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    Russia proposes partnerships on a large-scale

    JSC Rosoboronexport, a subsidiary of Rostec State Corporation, is discussing with its Indian partners for further modernisation of the Indian armed forces. “India is willing to develop its own defence industry in accordance with the ‘Make in India’ programme.

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    INTERVIEW | ESTERLINE
    Esterline to participate in army modernisation programmes

    Esterline is a specialised manufacturing company principally serving aerospace and defence markets. The Vice President and Managing Director of Esterline (India), Rama Prasad, talks about plans in India.

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    SPECIAL REPORT
    Defence Minister visits HAL stall

    The Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (HAL) has displayed scale models of ALH, LCH, LCA, Hawk, Do-228, Lakshya, Chetak, LUH, HTT40, Su-30MKI , HTFE 25 KN engine, etc., at the Defexpo 2016 that was inaugurated by Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar at Quitol, Goa, on March 28, 2016.

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    SPECIAL REPORT
    Colt: Modular, dependable and innovative

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

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    Key highlights of the DPP 2016

    The Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar in his inaugural address stated the need for India to develop its indeginious platforms and production. He also mentioned the release of the Defence Procurement Procedure (DPP) 2016...

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    SPECIAL STORY
    Elbit Systems introduces Seagull: A new multi-mission USV for maritime warfare missions

    Drawing on world-class know-how derived from generations of unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) design, development and operation and its naval capabilities, Elbit Systems’ newest offering in the unmanned platform field is Seagull...

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    SPECIAL STORY
    Astra strong in RF and microwave components

    Astra Microwave Products Pvt Ltd (AMPL), a public listed company based at Hyderabad, has been spearheading design, development and manufacturing of RF and microwave components, super components, systems and related technologies to space and defence sectors.

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    SPECIAL STORY
    ODU Connector Solutions – For most harsh environments

    ODU connectors are ideally suited for mission critical military applications and their extreme environmental conditions

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    SPECIAL STORY
    MoD to sign maintenance contract with Russian Helicopters

    Rostec today announced that its subsidiary company Russian Helicopters is close to signing a long-term maintenance agreement with the Indian Ministry of Defence (MoD) to provide after-sales service for entire Indian fleet of Mi-17 helicopters.

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    BEL ties up with Rosoboronexport

    The Bharat Electronics Ltd (BEL) and Rosoboronexport (part of Rostec State Corporation) have signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) today, under which the two will cooperate for the joint development of various subsystems of major defence projects under the offset clause of the Defence Procurement Procedure (DPP).

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    SPECIAL STORY
    Sri Lankan Minister visits GSL

    The State Minister of Defence of Sri Lanka Ruwan Wijewardene visited Goa Shipyard Limited (GSL) on the opening day. During the visit, Wijewardene had discussions with Rear Admiral Shekhar Mital (Retd), Chairman and Managing Director of GSL, and other senior officers on progress of Sri Lankan vessels under construction at GSL.

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    Rockwell Collins receives contract from ECIL for communications and navigation components

    Rockwell Collins has received a contract from the Electronics Corporation of India Ltd (ECIL) to supply communications and navigation components for radios being indigenously manufactured by ECIL for Indian defence forces.