Russia offers co-development of new attack submarine under P-75I program to India

Russia has offered India a proposal for co-designing and development of a new non-nuclear diesel-electric attack submarine (SSK) under the Project-75 (India) or P-75I program on the basis of an inter-governmental agreement which will based on the Russian Amur-1650 SSK. These vessels are one generation ahead of the Russian Kilo-class which are operational with Indian…

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BEL inks MoU with IAI for LORA Weapon System

DPSU Bharat Electronics Ltd (BEL) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Israel Aerospace Industries (IAI) for domestic manufacturing and supply of its Long-Range Artillery (LORA) weapon system for the three Indian Armed Forces. The state-of-the-art strategic weapon system will be manufactured by BEL, as the prime contractor, based on the workshare arrangement with…

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GE to provide digital solutions for LM2500 gas turbines for Indian Navy’s INS Vikrant

GE’s local subsidiary in India is under contract with Cochin Shipyard Limited (CSL) to provide a comprehensive digital solutions package to enhance the capabilities of the LM2500 marine gas turbines that power the Indian Navy’s first Indigenous Aircraft Carrier-1 (IAC-1) Vikrant, which was commissioned in August 2022. Included in this digital solutions suite is GE’s…

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ADA seeks partnership with Indian private industry for AMCA development

The Aeronautical Development Agency (ADA), under the Defence Research and Development Organisation, is seeking technology-cum-investment partners for speedy development and manufacturing of the country’s indigenous fifth generation fighter jet, the Advanced Medium Combat Aircraft programme (AMCA). As of now, the aircraft is in an advanced stage of development, with the critical design review completed, and…

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India’s largest helicopter-making plant in Karnataka gets opened

Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurated the helicopter manufacturing factory of Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (HAL) in Karnataka’s Tumakuru, and also unveiled the indigenously developed Light Utility Helicopter (LUH). Initially, the factory will produce around 30 helicopters per year and then onwards, its capacity will be enhanced to produce 60 and then 90 helicopters per year in…

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