Second MCA Barge launched at Secon Engineering

Second (Missile Cum Ammunition) MCA Barge, Yard 76 (LSAM 8) build for the Indian Navy (IN) was launched on 18 Aug 23 at Guttenadeevi, East Godavari, Andhra Pradesh (launch site of M/s SECON Engineering Projects Pvt Ltd). Notably, all of the major and auxiliary equipment/systems equipped on the MCA barge have been sourced from indigenous…

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CUMI ties up with ideaForge for nanomaterial composite parts for drones

Murugappa group company Carborundum Universal Limited (CUMI) has announced its collaboration with drone maker ideaForge Technology to jointly develop nanomaterial reinforced composite parts for drones. To be noted that nanomaterial reinforced composite parts / materials (such as graphene-reinforced polymers) hold the promise of transforming structural parts for aerospace applications. They offer several improvements in physical…

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HSL bags order to build 5 Fleet Support Ships for IN

The Indian Government has given final clearance to a project worth Rs 20,000 Crores to build five Fleet Support Ships (FSS) for the Indian Navy (IN). The five vessels would be built indigenously by the Visakhapatnam-based Defence Ministry’s Hindustan Shipyard Limited (HSL) with the support of multiple Indian private sector small and medium enterprises. Noteworthy,…

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MD Helicopters inks contract for 6 Cayuse Warrior Plus Copters, 6 armed MD530F jets with Middle East Customer

MD Helicopters (MDH) has signed a contract with a Middle East customer to provide six Cayuse Warrior Plus Attack/Scout aircraft with precision weapons capability and six MD 530F glass cockpit upgrades. The twelve aircraft will support counter insurgency and counter terrorism operations by providing area security, tactical reconnaissance, convoy escort, and drug interdiction throughout the…

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