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Pipavav and Russian firm sign JV for Refit of submarine

Indian private shipyard Pipavav Defence and Offshore Engineering Company (PDOC) has signed an agreement with JSC Ship Repairing Centre Zvyozdochka, Russia, for Medium Refits and Life Certification of 877EKM Submarines in India. Under the agreement, Zvyozdochka will provide complete technical assistance and support, including the enhancement of infrastructure at the PDOC facilities & training of…
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Mahindra bags contract from Airbus

Indian firm Mahindra Group has been awarded with the contract for the production of aero-components from Germany based Airbus Group. Under the contract Mahindra will manufacture and supply variety of metallic components that will be fitted into several Airbus aircraft programs as part of assemblies produced by Premium AEROTEC. Source: http://economictimes.indiatimes.com/news/defence/make-in-india-mahindra-group-bags-multi-million-dollar-aerospace-deal-with-airbus/articleshow/47678226.cms
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HAL’s trainers to be powered by Honeywell engine

Hindustan Aeronautics (HAL) has entered into an agreement with Honeywell to power its HTT-40 trainer prototype with the Honeywell TPE331-12B turboprop engines. HAL will deliver total of 68 locally-developed trainers, as ordered by Indian Govt. Source: http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/paris-hal-selects-honeywell-engine-for-indian-trainer-413804/
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India’s first homegrown aircraft carrier undocked

India’s first indigenously-built aircraft carrier INS Vikrant has undocked. The ship is being built at Cochin Shipyard Limited and now will undergo a series of fitment and trial processes before it is ready for propulsion and inducted into the Navy. The ship has a length of over 260 meters and breadth of 60 meters. It…
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