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Landing Platform Docks (LPDs)

The commercial bids for landing platform docks (LPDs) a project estimated $3 billion are to be submitted by 22 June 2017. Likely Competitors are Reliance Defence in partnership with DCNS, and L&T with Naventia. Technical Oversight Committee (TOC) will scrutinize the bid and after commercial negotiations order likely by year end. http://www.hindustantimes.com/india-news/race-to-build-amphibious-warships-worth-3-billion-for-navy-enters-last-lap/story-0F7s9bb8KQyTb4gnA8lohL.html
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Aequs Plan to Scale up

Aequs plan to manufacture critical defence equipment for Indian army and Air force, through Joint ventures with foreign partners. The firm has already signed an agreement to set up the unit at a cost of Rs.500 crore. The equipment to manufacture includes aircraft Landing Gear, Engines and Actuators. Aequs has a business target of $100…
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Replacing of Avro Aircraft with C295

Tata Advanced Systems Ltd (TASL) and Airbus are formulating production plan for Avro replacement with C295 aircraft. The proposal is to import of 16 C295s fully formed from OEM and to build the remaining 40 to be manufactured locally with help of CKD/SKD to include30 per cent indigenous contents.  http://www.thehindubusinessline.com/news/talks-on-for-replacement-of-iafs-avro-aircraft-with-airbus-c295w/article9726315.ece
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Dassault Offset

Dassault Aviation is   likely to select about 60 Indian IOP for about 25 OEMs and Tier-1 to kick-start offset partnerships for the $4.42 billion of offset obligations in Rafale deal. Understood, the major share likely to be in direct purchase and an investment up to 30% in military aeronautics-related research programs and 20 % fund will be invested in Indian…
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