Next Generation Missile Vessels for Indian Navy

Defence Program: Next Generation Missile Vessels For Defence Service: Indian Navy RFI Issued: 2 January 2015 Quantity: 6 Nos. Estimated Cost: Rs 9,805 Crores (Approx. Rs 1.2 billion) Cost Per Unit: Rs 1,634 crore (US$ 220 Million) Category: Buy & Make (Indian) Current Status: Contract has been awarded to Cochin Shipyard in March 23 Project…

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Aircraft MRO Market

Aircraft MRO is the overhaul, repair, inspection or modification of an aircraft or aircraft component to keep it operational and airworthy. The MRO ecosystem, basically comprises of OEMs, airline operators, service providers, vendors, and manufacturers of parts/spares. There is no scope of doubt that the growth in both civil and military aviation is accentuating the…

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Pratt & Whitney to Expand GTF MRO Capacity in Singapore

Pratt & Whitney, an RTX business, have announced plans to increase the MRO capacity of its Singapore engine center, Eagle Services Asia (ESA). The 48,000 square-foot expansion will accommodate a two-thirds increase from current facility capacity. Eagle Services Asia inducted its first PW1100G-JM engine for overhaul in 2019. It is a joint venture between SIA Engineering…

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Kuwait seeks 30-year life extension for Patriot Advanced Capability-3 missiles

The State Department of United States (US) has made a determination approving a possible Foreign Military Sale to the Government of Kuwait of Repair and Recertification of Patriot Advanced Capability-3 Missiles and support for an estimated cost of $150 million. The Government of Kuwait has requested the replacement of expiring limited life components and certifications…

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Apollo Micro Systems incorporates subsidiary for defence business

Apollo Micro Systems Ltd (AMSL) has incorporated a subsidiary, named Apollo Defence Industries Pvt Ltd (APDIPL) to carry out the business in the defence sector, on September 21, 2023. APDIPL shall work on defence platforms through collaborated approach both in domestic and international companies. Noteworthy, Hyderabad-based AMSL offers technology-based solutions in sectors like infrastructure, transportation,…

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Joint Doctrine Review Conference-2023 conducted at Manekshaw Centre, Delhi

The maiden ‘Joint Doctrine Review Conference – 2023’ (JDRC-2023) was conducted at the Manekshaw Centre on 22 September, 2023. The conference was chaired by Air Marshal Jeetendra Mishra, the Deputy Chief of Integrated Defence Staff (Doctrine Organisation and Training). This historic, first such, conference was aimed to synergise and bridge gaps in understanding between Headquarters Integrated…

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Online registration for applicants to set up new Sainik Schools in partnership mode opens on Sept 27, 23

As part of the Government’s initiative to set up 100 new Sainik Schools in partnership mode, Sainik School Society, Ministry of Defence (MoD) will re-open its portal https://sainikschool.ncog.gov.in/ for registration of eligible interested applicant schools, with effect from September 27, 2023 till November 25, 2023. Interested schools/trusts/NGOs etc. are advised to go through the Qualitative Requirements,…

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