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India likely to sign big ticket defence deals with Russia

India is likely to soon sign major defence deals with Russia including of joint development of the futuristic Fifth Generation Fighter Aircraft (FGFA) and Kamov Ka-226T Light Utility Helicopters (LUH). As of now, both the countries are progressing well with the negotiation process of both the deals, after these being stalled for some time. Further,…
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TAML to manufacture panels for Boeing’s P-8 Poseidon aircraft

Tata Advanced Materials Limited (TAML), subsidiary of Tata Industries Limited has been awarded a contract from Boeing to provide composite interior closeout panels for the P-8 Poseidon aircraft that cover the interior wall structure of the aircraft. TAML is currently under contract to manufacture the P-8 tailcone and auxiliary power unit door fairing out of…
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Embraer’s $210 Mn deal for 3 EMB-145 jets with DRDO under scanner

Brazilian aircraft manufacturer Embraer’s deal with DRDO for three EMB-145 jets worth $210 Million, for a project to develop a new range of Airborne Early Warning and Control Aircraft (AEW&C) for the IAF, has come under scanner for alleged corruption.  Embraer is alleged to having paid commissions to UK-based defence agent for getting the deal.…
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BEL to establish a new NVD unit

Bharat Electronics Limited (BEL) is planning to establish a new unit dedicated to developing and producing night-vision products. The plant is expected to be operational by the end of the decade and will cost around Rs 3 billion ($ 45 Million). Source: http://www.janes.com/article/63452/india-s-bel-to-invest-in-new-electro-optics-units
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