Mahindra partners Japanese, Israeli firms for sea planes, naval UAVs

12 Apr 2018

The company on Wednesday signed an MoU with Japan-based ShinMaywa Industries to manufacture and supply the US-2 amphibious aircraft to Indian Navy and another MoU with Israel's Aeronautics to manufacture ship-borne unmanned aerial vehicles

Lockheed offers to set up F-16 unit, make Javelin missiles in India

12 Apr 2018

Tata Power hives off defence business in a Rs2,230-cr transaction

29 Mar 2018

Tata Power’s defence unit, Strategic Engineering Division, manufactures and assembles missile launchers, and electronic warfare equipment, night vision devices and gun systems for the defence forces

BrahMos successfully flight-tested with indigenous seeker

22 Mar 2018

The world’s fastest supersonic cruise missile, the BrahMos, was successfully flight-tested at the Pokhran test range on Thursday

Boeing's F/A-18 Super Hornets suddenly in race for IAF as Centre shifts goalposts

17 Mar 2018

Until recently, Lockheed Martin’s F-16 and Saab’s Gripen were in a two-horse race supply at least 100 single-engine jets to the Indian Air Force. But the government has now reportedly asked the IAF to also evaluate Boeing’s twin-engine F/A-18 Super Hornet

Google signs AI contract with US military in a policy departure

07 Mar 2018

RInfra issues Rs5,440-cr ‘breach of warranties’ notice to Pipavav Defence

06 Mar 2018

It is not yet clear what ‘breach of warranty’ Reliance Infrastructure is claiming against the promoters of Pipavav Defence and Engineering, but the Rs5,440-crore claim is double the amount it paid to acquire a stake in Pipavav Defence in 2015

Govt says UPA failed to sign Rafale deal in 10 years, NDA completed it in 1 year

07 Feb 2018

Defence ministry approves 2,420-cr procurements for Navy, Army from Boeing, BEL

05 Jan 2018

Boeing awarded $6.2-bn contract for 36 F-15 aircraft by Qatar

23 Dec 2017

HAL gets Rs50,000-cr IAF order for 83 Tejas fighter jets

21 Dec 2017

The 83 Tejas aircraft will be of Mark-1 configuration, an improved version of the single-engine fighter that is still in the design stage

Tata Group, GE team up to manufacture aero engine components in India

14 Dec 2017

12 years after closure, CBI seeks to reopen Bofors kickbacks case

21 Oct 2017

The CBI, seeking to reopen the Bofors scandal 12 years after the Delhi High Court quashed all proceedings against the Hinduja brothers in the case, has sought government permission to challenge the 2005 ruling in the Supreme Court

US defence firms ready to make in India, but won’t part with technology

19 Sep 2017

While state-run Hindustan Aeronautics Ltd had made planes under licence, some private players bidding for manufacturing collaboration are to start from scratch, according to commentators

US defence contractor Northrop Grumman acquiring Orbital ATK Inc

18 Sep 2017

Tata Power may hive off defence-related SED arm

14 Aug 2017

Lockheed Martin Corp $8-bn US defence contract for global logistics support services

12 Aug 2017

CBI could reopen Bofors kickbacks case, House panel told

11 Aug 2017

Kalyani Group, Israel’s Rafael set up defence JV in Hyderabad

03 Aug 2017

The JV facility will engage in the production of electro-optics, remote weapon systems, precision guided munitions and system engineering for system integration

Private role in defence production may be finalised this month

08 May 2017

India, Russia sign pact on Sukhoi Su-30MKI fleet support

18 Mar 2017

Maharashtra govt plans exclusive zones for defence industries

09 Mar 2017

Airbus completes sale of its Defence Electronics unit to KKR

01 Mar 2017

Airbus Group SE yesterday said that it had finalised the sale of its Germany-based Defense Electronics business to US private equity firm KKR

Reliance-Dassault JV aims at Rs30,000 cr from Rafale deal

01 Mar 2017

Reliance Defence will be executing a decent portion of the nearly Rs30,000 crore of business that will flow in as offset in the Rs60,000-crore ($7.87 billion) deal

Arms trade at highest level since 1990; India top importer

20 Feb 2017