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May 26, 2017

Indo-Thailand Siam Bharat 17: HADR

Indo-Thailand Humanitarian Assistance and Disaster Relief (HADR) Table Top Exercise 2017 is in progress at Chiang Mai, Thailand from 22 May to 26 May 17 between the Indian Air Force and Royal Thailand Air Force (RTAF).
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May 17, 2017


Indian Army’s Chetak Corps carried out operational manoeuvres code named Exercise THAR SHAKTI in the deserts of Rajasthan. The exercise involved approximately 20,000 troops along with Tanks, ICVs, Artillery Guns and advanced surveillance sensors.
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May 16, 2017

Indian warships visit Jeddah, Saudi Arabia

As part of the Indian Navy’s overseas deployment to the West Coast of Africa and the Mediterranean Sea, three Indian warships, INS Mumbai, INS Trishul and INS Aditya, arrived at Jeddah today (16 May 17) for a three-day visit.
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New Lockheed Martin exoskeleton helps soldiers carry heavy gear

Their demanding missions often require soldiers to carry heavy equipment packs long distances over rough terrain, or up and down stairs and underground infrastructure in urban environments.
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May 15, 2017

Indian Navy and Space Application Centre, Ahmedabad sign Memorandum of Understanding

Vice Admiral SN Ghormade, AVSM, NM, Director General Naval Operations and Mr Tapan Misra, Director, Space Application Centre (SAC) signed...
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IMDEX Asia 2017: CONTROP announces multiple contracts to provide iSea EO/IR maritime payloads to several customers worldwide

CONTROP Precision Technologies Ltd. – a company specializing in the field of electro-optics (EO) and infrared (IR) defense and homeland security solutions for maritime...
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Lockheed Martin to deliver Sniper Pods for Kuwait Hornet aircraft

Lockheed Martin received a delivery order from the U.S. Air Force to provide Sniper® Advanced Targeting Pods (ATP) to the Kuwait Air Force for its F/A-18C/D Hornet aircraft.
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May 14, 2017

Chief of the Naval Staff to attend Republic of Singapore Navy (RSN) 50 International Maritime Review (IMR)

Admiral Sunil Lanba, PVSM, AVSM, ADC, Chief of the Naval Staff, is on an official tour to Singapore from 15 May 2017.
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Eastern Fleet Ships on deployment to Malaysia

In pursuance of India’s ‘Act East Policy’, Indian Naval Ships Shivalik and Jyoti are on an overseas deployment to the South East Asia and Southern Indian Ocean.
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NAVANTIS is Navantia bet to unify Ship training needs in a single product

From already existing Platform Control simulators, mainly focused on crew engineers training, Navantia has extended the capabilities towards bridge pilots’ world, providing an overall solution for both kinds of crew members...
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May 13, 2017

INS Darshak completes hydrographic surveys in Sri Lanka

INS Darshak of the Eastern Naval Command which has been on a two month deployment to Sri Lanka has successfully completed surveys of Weligama Bay and Southern coast of Sri Lanka.
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INS Rajput on a 3-day visit to Yangon

INS Rajput, Indian Navy's front line guided missile destroyer entered Yangon, Myanmar for an Operational Turn around (OTR) from 11-13 May 17.
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May 12, 2017

Eastern Fleet’s Overseas Deployment to Singapore

In pursuance of India’s Act East policy, Indian Naval Ships Sahyadri, Shivalik, Jyoti and Kamorta are on an Overseas Deployment to the South East Asia and Southern Indian Ocean under the command of Rear Admiral Biswajit Dasgupta, YSM, VSM...
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DCNS exhibits at IMDEX 2017, Singapore, from 16 to 18 May 2017

DCNS is the European leader in naval defense and a major player in marine renewable energy. A long-term partner of Singapore, the Group is willing to strengthen its cooperation with local industry to enhance the city-state’s sovereignty at sea...
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May 11, 2017

Raytheon selected to develop 3DELRR, new expeditionary radar for US Air Force

Raytheon Co. - Integrated Defense Systems, Woburn, Massachusetts, has been awarded a $52,686,179 fixed-price-incentive-firm engineering and manufacturing development (EMD) contract for 3DELRR System.
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May 10, 2017

Sanjay Mitra appointed as new Defence Secretary

The government on May 10 approved the appointment of West Bengal cadre and 1982 batch officer Sanjay Mitra as the next Defence Secretary with a fixed tenure of two years.
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IMDEX Asia 2017: CONTROP releases a compact High Definition (HD) EO/IR camera payload for small boats

CONTROP Precision Technologies Ltd.– a company specializing in the field of electro-optics (EO) and infrared (IR) defense and homeland security solutions...
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May 9, 2017

29th India-Indonesia Co-ordinated Patrol (CORPAT) Commences

The 29th series of India–Indonesia CORPAT is scheduled from 09 – 25 May 17 with the opening ceremony being conducted from 09 - 12 May 17 at Port Blair under the aegis of Andaman and Nicobar Command.
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May 8, 2017

HENSOLDT expands “Xpeller” counter-UAV product family

HENSOLDT, the new sensor house, has entered into a collaboration in the area of counter-UAV with sensor provider Squarehead Technology AS, Oslo. At Xponential, Dallas/Texas, HENSOLDT signed a collaboration agreement with Squarehead...
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Boeing demonstrates airborne networking system

Boeing and the US Air Force recently demonstrated that multiple aircraft and ground stations can efficiently and securely communicate using the Boeing-developed Talon HATE airborne networking system.
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Rolls-Royce and Kale Group create defence aero engine joint venture

Rolls-Royce and Kale Group, a major partner in global and national defence and aerospace industries, have announced the formation of a joint venture company to target aero engine opportunities in Turkey.
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Romania Air Force to receive F-16 Fighting Falcon Training System

Lockheed Martin will deliver a tailored simulation-based F-16 training environment for the Romanian Air Force (RoAF).
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May 5, 2017

GSLV successfully launches South Asia Satellite

India's Geosynchronous Satellite Launch Vehicle (GSLV-F09) successfully launched the 2230 kg South Asia Satellite (GSAT-9) into its planned Geosynchronous Transfer Orbit (GTO) today (May 05, 2017).
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Indian warships visit Alexandria, Egypt

As part of the Indian Navy’s overseas deployment (OSD) to the Mediterranean Sea and the West Coast of Africa, two Indian warships, INS Mumbai and INS Aditya, arrived at Alexandria on May 5, 2017 for a three-day visit.
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First Italian-built F-35B 'Rolls Out' of Cameri production facility

The first Short Take-Off/Vertical Landing version of the F-35, or F-35B, assembled outside the United States rolled out of the Final Assembly and Check Out (FACO) facility here today.
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Rolls-Royce and Garden Reach agree to assemble MTU engines in India

Rolls-Royce and Garden Reach Shipbuilders & Engineers Ltd. (GRSE) have agreed the finalassembly of MTU Series 4000 engines in India. The 12V and 16V 4000 M90 type engines will be assembled in GRSE’s Diesel Engine Plantin Ranchi.
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Start of the programme to renovate the FLF stealth frigates

On 2 May 2017, the DGA awarded the contract to renovate three of the five La Fayette-class Frigates (FLF) currently in service with the French Navy to DCNS.
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Naval Commanders’ Conference concludes

The four-day long Naval Commanders’ Conference concluded on May 5, 2017 wherein the top-level leadership of Navy reviewed major operational, training and administrative activities undertaken in the last six months.
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May 4, 2017

Erdogan’s visit will cement relations
By Ranjit Kumar

India and Turkey have differences over the status of Kashmir and Northern Cyprus, but that has not stopped the two nations from strengthening relations. Both nations believe that economic and trade relations can be more comprehensive and India believes that economic-relations can help in weaning away Turkey from Pakistan.
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Punj Lloyd and IWI set-up India’s first private sector small arms manufacturing plant at Malanpur, Madhya Pradesh

Diversified conglomerate Punj Lloyd and its JV Partner, Israel Weapon Industries (IWI) today inaugurated the country’s first Private Sector Small Arms Manufacturing Plant...
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HENSOLDT’s Spexer Radars conquer the World Market

The “Spexer” product family from HENSOLDT, the former Electronics business unit of Airbus Defence and Space, is becoming a real export hit.
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May 3, 2017

General Atomics Aeronautical selects GKN Aerospace fuel systems for Predator B MQ-9B aircraft

GKN Aerospace has signed a development agreement with General Atomics Aeronautical Systems, Inc. (GA-ASI) covering the design, development...
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The first fleet of H135s for French emergency medical services is now fully operational

Airbus Helicopters has completed deliveries of three H135s, the latest version of its family, for emergency medical services (EMS) operations by SAF Group.
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Raytheon begins AN/SPY-6(V) radar production

Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) is being awarded a $327,146,998 Fixed Price Incentive (firm target) modification to previously awarded contract N00024-14-C-5315 to exercise options for Air and Missile Defense Radar Program...
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May 2, 2017

Naval Commanders’ Conference commences in New Delhi

A four day Naval Commanders’ Conference commenced this morning at New Delhi. Hon’ble Defence Minister Shri Arun Jaitley addressed the Naval Commanders’ and interacted with them along with Hon’ble RRM...
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Boeing KC-46A tanker joins flight test program

Boeing now has six aircraft in its KC-46 tanker test program, expanding its ability to complete ground and flight-test activities as it progresses toward first deliveries to the U.S. Air Force.
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Patriot saves lives by downing more than 100 ballistic missiles in combat

Since Jan. 1, 2015, Raytheon's Patriot™ integrated air and missile defense system has shot down more than 100 tactical ballistic missiles in combat operations around the world.
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May 1, 2017

Army Chief assures Bhutan of continued support

Army Chief General Bipin Rawat is on a Goodwill Visit to Bhutan from 27 to 30 April. Today the Army Chief had an audience with, His Majesty Jigme Khesar Namgyal Wangchuck, King of Bhutan at Tashi Chhodzong Palace, Thimpu.
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The Armoured Corps Celebrates ‘79th Armour Day’

The Armoured Corps celebrated its ‘79th ARMOUR DAY’ on 01 May 17. The event commemorates the mechanization of the erstwhile Indian Cavalry on 01 May 1938, when the SCINDE HORSE became the first Indian Cavalry Regiment...
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April 30, 2017

Naval Commanders’ Conference May 2017

A four day Naval Commanders’ Conference is scheduled at New Delhi from 02 - 05 May 17. The Chief of the Naval Staff, with the Commanders-in-Chief, will review major operational, training and administrative activities undertaken...
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April 29, 2017

Visit of Chief of the Air Staff Air Chief Marhsal BS Dhanoa to Air Force Station Agra

Air Chief Marshal BS Dhanoa PVSM AVSM YSM VM ADC, Chief of the Air Staff, IAF visited Air Force Station Agra on April 28, 2017.
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April 26, 2017

Lockheed Martin to upgrade and support sensors for Japan's Apache fleet

Lockheed Martin has received contracts to upgrade the Modernized Target Acquisition Designation Sight/Pilot Night Vision Sensor (M TADS/PNVS) system for Japan's fleet of AH-64DJP Apache attack helicopters and provide Performance Based Logistics...
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Lockheed Martin continues successful flight demonstrations of Fury expeditionary unmanned aerial system (UAS)

Lockheed Martin's advanced tactical Group 3 unmanned aerial system (UAS), Fury, is regularly flying long-range endurance test missions as the company prepares...
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Lockheed Martin delivers new capabilities for F-35 logistics system

Lockheed Martin's next iteration of the F-35's Autonomic Logistics Information System (ALIS) has been approved for installation at U.S. Air Force and U.S. Navy F-35 sites.
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Raytheon awarded $375 million initial contract to upgrade US Air Force Air and Space Operations Centers

The U.S. Air Force Materiel Command has awarded Raytheon Company a contract with an initial value of up to $375 million over six years to sustain and modernize the Air and Space Operations Center Weapon System, or AOC WS.
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April 25, 2017

Admiral Sunil Lanba, PVSM, AVSM, ADC Chairman COSC & CNS releases Joint Doctrine Indian Armed Forces - 2017

Admiral Sunil Lanba, PVSM, AVSM, ADC Chairman, Chiefs of Staff Committee (COSC) and Chief of the Naval Staff released a revised version...
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Airbus Helicopters celebrates the 50th anniversary of the Gazelle's maiden flight

Airbus Helicopters celebrated the 50th anniversary of the Gazelle's maiden flight today during a conference at the museum of aviation in St Victoret, near the company...
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April 24, 2017

Second Boeing T-X aircraft takes flight

Boeing [NYSE: BA] and partner Saab [Stockholm: SAABB] have completed the first flight of their second production-ready T-X aircraft, which is identical to the first and designed specifically for the U.S. Air Force advanced pilot training requirement.
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Protecting the Soldier: US Army orders more Q-53 counterfire radars from Lockheed Martin

Lockheed Martin will manufacture additional AN/TPQ-53 counterfire radar systems for the U.S. Army under a $1.6 billion order-dependent contract.
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US Navy's fifth Lockheed Martin-built MUOS satellite now supporting troops with Ultra High Frequency communications

The fifth Lockheed Martin-built Mobile User Objective System (MUOS-5) satellite is now delivering secure, beyond-line-of-sight communications to troops...
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April 23, 2017

Army Commanders’ Conference concludes: Army Chief stresses on need to push modernisation and inclusive HR policies

Army Commanders’ Conference came to an end on 22 April 17 with the closing remarks of General Bipin Rawat.
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April 21, 2017

Maiden firing of BrahMos Land Attack Supersonic Cruise Missile

Indian Navy successfully undertook the firing of BrahMos Land Attack Supersonic Cruise Missile from a ship today. This variant of Long Range BrahMos Missile was fired from Indian Naval Ship Teg, a Guided Missile Frigate, on a target on land.
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The intermediate-size frigate programme: DCNS is pleased to have been informed by the French Defence Ministry of a contract attribution

The French Defence Ministry today announced the attribution to DCNS of a contract for the development and construction of five intermediate-size frigates (FTIs) intended...
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Rockwell Collins to feature open system avionics, FACE apps, communication and navigation technology at AAAA 2017

Rockwell Collins, a leader in Army avionics, will participate in AAAA 2017 on Apr. 26-27, at the Gaylord Opryland Hotel & Convention Center in Nashville, Tennessee.
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April 20, 2017

Chief of Naval Staff honours naval Gallantry and non Gallantry Award winners at Naval Investiture Ceremony

Naval Investiture Ceremony, an annual event for the Indian Navy, was held at Command Parade Ground, Eastern Naval Command Visakhapatnam today, 20 April 2017.
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Long Range Discrimination Radar program led by Lockheed Martin Achieves Preliminary Design Review on-schedule

Lockheed Martin announces new Solid State Radar Integration Site that will significantly reduce risk before the missile defense radar is constructed in Alaska
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Let the FORTIS® Tool Arm give you a hand!

The key weight-bearing component of Lockheed Martin's industry-leading FORTIS® industrial exoskeleton is now available as a separate product.
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Rolls-Royce opens first Defence Service Delivery Centre in Asia to support Indian Armed Forces & HAL

Rolls-Royce has opened a new Defence Service Delivery Centre (SDC) in Asia, located at the Manyata Embassy Business Park in Bengaluru.
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April 19, 2017

Hon'ble RM's interaction with IAF Commanders during Air Force Commanders' Conference

Arun Jaitley, Hon'ble Raksha Mantri inaugurated the biannual Air Force Commanders' Conference at Air Headquarters (Vayu Bhawan), New Delhi on 19 April 2017.
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April 18, 2017

Indian Warships on Overseas Deployment: Visit Souda Bay, Greece

As part of the Indian Navy's Overseas Deployment (OSD) to the Mediterranean Sea and the West Coast of Africa, four warships, namely Indian Naval Ships Mumbai, Trishul, Tarkash and Aditya, arrived at Souda Bay, Greece for a three-day visit yesterday.
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April 17, 2017

Army Commanders' Conference begins

Biannual Army Commanders' Conference commenced on 17 April 2017 with the opening address by Gen Bipin Rawat, Chief of Army Staff at Manekshaw Centre, Delhi Cantt.
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Chief of the Air Staff visits: Raipur and Jagdalpur

The Chief of the Air Staff, Air Chief Marshal BS Dhanoa PVSM AVSM YSM VM ADC visited Anti Naxalite Task Forces at Raipur and Jagdalpur on April 17, 2017.
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April 16, 2017

Indian Air Force mountaineering expedition to Mt Dhaulagiri (8167M)-2017

Indian Air Force is embarking upon a mountaineering expedition to Mt Dhaulagiri in Nepal from 15 Apr to 03 Jun 2017.
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April 14, 2017

Release of hijacked Indian dhow 'Al-Kausar'

Indian registered dhow 'Al-Kausar' was hijacked off the island of Socotra on April 1, 2017. The vessel was taken to the port of Hobyo, on the eastern coast of Somalia and the 10 crew members were captured and held by pirates.
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April 13, 2017

Airbus Helicopters and IAR sign an exclusive agreement for the H215M in Romania

Airbus Helicopters and IAR have signed a general agreement for an exclusive cooperation for the heavy twin engine H215M multi-role helicopter.
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April 12, 2017

US Air Force authorizes extended service life for F-16

The U.S. Air Force authorized extending the service life of the Lockheed Martin F-16's designed service life to 12,000 Equivalent Flight Hours — far beyond the aircraft's original design service life of 8,000 hours.
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April 11, 2017

President of India Honours HAL with 'SCOPE Meritorious Award'

HAL has been conferred with 'SCOPE Meritorious Award 2014-15' for Corporate Governance. Mr Pranab Mukherjee, President of India, presented the award to Mr T Suvarna Raju, CMD-HAL today at New Delhi...
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Admiral Sunil Lanba, Chief of the Naval Staff visits Malaysia

Admiral Sunil Lanba, PVSM, AVSM, ADC, Chairman Chiefs of Staff Committee (COSC) and Chief of the Naval Staff (CNS), Indian Navy is on a goodwill visit to Malaysia from 11 to 15 April 2017.
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DCNS delivers multi-mission frigate Auvergne, the fourth FREMM for the French Navy

On 11 April in Toulon, DCNS delivered the FREMM multi-mission frigate Auvergne to the French Navy, as stipulated in the contract.
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Lockheed Martin eyes military exoskeleton market

Eyeing a new generation of industrial and military exoskeletons, Lockheed Martin has licensed the bionic augmentation technology Dermoskeleton™ from B-Temia, Inc. Dermoskeleton is the basis for computer-controlled devices that can increase...
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Rockwell Collins awarded $21 million contract to modernize Air Force, Navy and Army test ranges

The U.S. DoD awarded Rockwell Collins a $21 million contract to support the second production lot of the CRIIS for upgrading Air Force, Navy and Army test ranges.
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Lockheed Martin proposes way forward for multi-domain operations

The air, space and cyber domains are increasingly challenged by threats. To help address current and future threats, Lockheed Martin will host a three day war game exercise at its Center for Innovation or "The Lighthouse" in Suffolk, Virginia to show...
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April 10, 2017

Indo-Mongolian Joint Exercise Nomadic Elephant

Twelfth iteration of Indo-Mongolian Joint Military Exercise Nomadic Elephant is presently underway at Vairengte from 05 April 2017 till 18 April 2017.
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GA-ASI's Predator B demonstrates threat radar detection

General Atomics Aeronautical Systems, Inc. (GA ASI), a leading manufacturer of Remotely Piloted Aircraft (RPA) systems, radars, and electro-optic and related mission systems solutions...
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US Air Force, Lockheed Martin demonstrate manned/unmanned teaming

Lockheed Martin Skunk Works®, the Air Force Research Laboratory (AFRL), U.S. Air Force Test Pilot School and Calspan Corporation successfully demonstrated manned/unmanned teaming to improve combat efficiency...
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April 9, 2017

Indian Navy ships respond to piracy attack on foreign merchant vessel in Gulf of Aden

A distress call was received from a foreign merchant vessel MV OS 35 (Tuvalu registered vessel), which was attacked and boarded by pirates in the Gulf of Aden late night...
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April 8, 2017

TU-142M receives a formal welcome at INS Dega

Hon'ble Chief of Andhra Pradesh Shri Nara Chandrababu Naidu welcomed the TU-142M Long Range Maritime Patrol aircraft of the Indian Navy which landed at INS Dega for the last time this morning.
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April 7, 2017

Indian Air Force Celebrates World Health Day

On the occasion of World Health Day on 07 Apr 17, IAF organized a seminar at AF Auditorium, Subroto Park on the theme "Depression: Let's Talk".
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April 6, 2017

World's most capable X-band ballistic missile defense radar upgrades to gallium nitride technology

Ballistic missiles will soon be easier to detect and defeat. The U.S. Missile Defense Agency has awarded Raytheon Company a $10 million contract modification...
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T408-powered CH-53K King Stallion achieves Milestone C

Lockheed Martin announced the CH-53K King Stallion, which is powered by GE Aviation's T408-GE-400 turboshaft engine, successfully passed its Defense Acquisition Board (DAB) review and achieved a Milestone C decision...
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IAI Signs Contracts in India Worth almost $2 Billion

Over $1.6 billion contract for MRSAM Air & Missile Defense System for the Indian Army is considered to be the largest defense contract in Israel's Defense Industries' history
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April 5, 2017

INS Shardul on joint Exclusive Economic Zone (EEZ) surveillance in South India Ocean

In keeping with India’s national objective of ensuring a secure and stable regional environment to allow unhindered economic and social development, not just in India...
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Pioneering first flight on 100% renewable biofuel for GKN's RM12 Gripen fighter engine

A Gripen fighter from the Swedish MOD with a GKN RM12 engine powered by 100% renewable biofuel has succesfully completed the first biofuel demonstration flight...
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Design Evolution: Lockheed Martin is using 3-D Printed Parts for US Military Satellites

When the U.S. Air Force's sixth Advanced Extremely High Frequency (AEHF-6) satellite launches into space, a 3-D printed part will be along for the ride.
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Lockheed Martin receives four Manufacturing Leadership Awards

Lockheed Martin's innovation in manufacturing technology led to four awards from the Manufacturing Leadership Council. Now in its 13th year, the Manufacturing Leadership Awards honor manufacturing companies and individual manufacturing leaders...
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Sikorsky Innovations celebrates five-year anniversary of Entrepreneurial Challenge by launching 8th competition

Sikorsky Innovations announced today the launch of the 8th Entrepreneurial Challenge. The Entrepreneurial Challenge, led by Sikorsky Innovations, the technology development organization of Sikorsky, a Lockheed Martin Company...
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April 4, 2017

CH-53K King Stallion program achieves milestone C

Lockheed Martin today announced the CH-53K King Stallion program successfully passed its Defense Acquisition Board (DAB) review and achieved a Milestone C decision that enables low rate initial production funding.
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Savis, Bradar and Rockwell Collins announce a defense solutions cooperation agreement at LAAD

Savis and Bradar, affiliated companies to Embraer Defense & Security, and Rockwell Collins announced today at LAAD Defence & Security a cooperation agreement to jointly evaluate business opportunities in defense applications.
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New electric gun for Phalanx® Close-In Weapon System passes first test

Raytheon Company successfully tested a new electric gun for the Phalanx® Close-In Weapon System. The upgrade allows soldiers and sailors to fire at varying rates, which uses less ammunition.
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April 3, 2017

$2.2 billion Boeing contract funds P-8 aircraft for US, Australia and UK

Boeing, the US Navy, the Royal Australian Air Force and the United Kingdom Royal Air Force will continue modernizing global maritime patrol capabilities through a $2.2 billion contract awarded March 30 for at least 17 P-8A Poseidon aircraft.
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Sikorsky - PZL M28® twin turboprop airplane arrives in Rio de Janeiro to demonstrate short takeoff and landing / multi-mission versatility

Aircraft arrives in Rio following strong interest by commercial operators in Trinidad & Tobago and mission demonstration flights to the Brazilian military
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Boeing unveils deep space concepts for Moon and Mars exploration

Boeing today unveiled concepts for the deep space gateway and transport systems that could help achieve NASA's goal of having robust human space exploration from the Moon to Mars.
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Lockheed Martin Long Range Anti-Ship Missile Conducts Successful Jettison Flight Test from US Navy F/A-18E/F

Lockheed Martin's Long Range Anti-Ship Missile (LRASM) was successfully released from a U.S. Navy F/A-18E/F Super Hornet at NAS Patuxent River, Maryland.
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April 1, 2017

FY 2016-17: HAL turnover soars to all time high at Rs. 17,406 crores; receives orders worth Rs. 21,000 crores

HAL has achieved the highest ever turnover of Rs. 17,406 crores for the financial year ending March 31, 2017. “It is business as usual for us with the Company doing well on expected lines.
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BEL achieves turnover of Rs. 8,800 crores

Navratna Defence PSU Bharat Electronics Limited has ended the year 2016-17 by registering whopping top line figure of about Rs.8,800 crores (provisional), a growth of about 17% over the previous year’s turnover of Rs. 7,522 crores.
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March 31, 2017

Rockwell Collins selected for Pakistan Air Force C-130 upgrade

Rockwell Collins' Flight2™ avionics system has been selected by the Pakistan Air Force through the Foreign Military Sales Office, Warner Robins, Georgia, for the upgrade of up to 11 C-130E and 5 C-130B aircraft.
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DCNS to exhibit at LAAD, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil (Hall 1, T.20)

DCNS is the European leader in naval defense and a major player in marine renewable energy. The Group showcases its wide range of products and services at LAAD 2017, the Brazilian Naval Defense Exhibition which will be held in Rio de Janeiro, from 4th to 7th...
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Raytheon's Air & Missile Defense Radar successfully executes first ballistic missile test

Raytheon Company's Air and Missile Defense Radar searched for, acquired and tracked a ballistic missile test target during the radar's first dedicated Ballistic Missile Defense exercise at the U.S. Navy's PMRF, Kauai, Hawaii.
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US Navy selects Rockwell Collins and Leonardo DRS to field its Tactical Combat Training System Increment II solution

The U.S. Navy has selected Rockwell Collins and Leonardo DRS to supply their encrypted, next-generation tactical training system.
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March 30, 2017

Valedictory Function of Higher Defence Management Course-12 held at College of Defence Management

The Valedictory Function of the Higher Defence Management Course-12 (HDMC-12) was held at College of Defence Management in Secunderabad today.
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DCNS and PT PAL develop their cooperation to address Indonesia’s naval projects

Following the visit of French President, François Hollande, to Indonesia, DCNS and PT PAL signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to strengthen their cooperation...
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Schiebel CAMCOPTER® S-100 heading towards Manned-UnManned Teaming (MUM-T) operations

Schiebel and Patria have been working together to integrate Patria’s sophisticated Compact Airborne Networking Data Link (CANDL) communication network...
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March 29, 2017

De-induction of Indian Navy’s TU142M aircraft and induction of Boeing P-8I into INAS 312

After having served the Indian Navy with pride and élan for 29 years, during which it accomplished 30,000 hrs of accident free flying, the TU142M aircraft were given...
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Rockwell Collins to highlight latest communications, training, networking and perimeter protection solutions at LAAD 2017

Rockwell Collins, a trusted avionics and communications leader present in Brazil for more than 40 years, will highlight its strong customer relationships and advanced...
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Airbus Helicopters and PTDI continue to deliver helicopters to Indonesia ahead of schedule

Benefitting from a strongly knitted industrial partnership of over four decades, Airbus Helicopters and PT Dirgantara Indonesia (PTDI) continue to deliver on the helicopter...
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March 28, 2017

Indian Army Chief visits Nepal and Bangladesh

General Bipin Rawat, the Chief of Army Staff (COAS) is visiting Nepal and Bangladesh from 28 March to 02 April 2017 on his first foreign visit after assuming office.
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The Chief of Air Staff, Air Chief Marshal BS Dhanoa formally launches ‘Aviation Turbine Fuel Digital Issue and Payment’ (ATF DIP)

The Chief of Air Staff, Air Chief Marshal BS Dhanoa PVSM AVSM YSM VM ADC has formally launched the e-billing system 'ATF DIP' at New Delhi on March 28, 2017.
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Inauguration of ‘Test Bed’ of Integrated Automatic Aviation Meteorological Systems (IAAMS) at INS Rajali

Admiral Sunil Lanba, PVSM, AVSM, ADC Chief of the Naval Staff, inaugurated the first ever ‘Integrated Automatic Aviation Meteorological System (IAAMS)’ at INS Rajali today...
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Commissioning of INLCU L51 by Vice Admiral Bimal Verma, Commander-in-Chief Andaman and Nicobar Command

INLCU L51 was commissioned into the Indian Navy on 28 Mar 2017 by Vice Admiral Bimal Verma, AVSM, Commander-in-Chief, Andaman and Nicobar Command...
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Saab Seaeye selects Sonardyne acoustics for Sabertooth hybrid vehicle

Subsea technology company, Sonardyne International Ltd, has delivered its latest consignment of AvTrak 6 acoustic communications and navigation hardware to defence and security company Saab's subsidiary Saab Seaeye.
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Lockheed Martin and Northrop Grumman complete initial integration for US Army's Modular Active Protection System

Lockheed Martin, Northrop Grumman and the U.S. Army Tank Automotive Research, Development and Engineering Center (TARDEC) recently completed initial integration for the U.S. Army's Modular Active Protection System...
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March 27, 2017

EPI signs support contract for TP400 engines powering Malaysia's A400M military aircraft

Europrop International GmbH (EPI) has signed an In-Service Support (ISS) agreement with the Malaysian government for the TP400 turboprop engines...
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March 26, 2017

Curtain Raiser: De-induction of TU 142M aircraft

Indian Navy is preparing for de-induction of TU142M Long Range Maritime Patrol aircraft after its 29 years of dedicated service to the nation.
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March 23, 2017

Indian Navy eyes the third pole

Indian Navy’s second expedition to Mount Everest was flagged off by Admiral Sunil Lanba, PVSM, AVSM, ADC Chief of the Naval Staff this morning by handing over the Ceremonial Ice Axe to the climbers.
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VSTEP and Damen sign cooperation agreement for Royal Bahamas Defence Force project

A recent cooperation agreement between Damen and VSTEP has been established for the delivery of a NAUTIS Full Mission Bridge Simulator with Alphatron Marine...
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Cooperation between DCNS, Universiti Pertahanan Nasional Malaysia (UPNM) and Ecole Centrale de Nantes to develop a Master in Maritime Technology in Malaysia

On Thursday, March 23, at the occasion of the LIMA exhibition in Langkawi, DCNS, Universiti Pertahanan Nasional Malaysia (UPNM) and Ecole Centrale de Nantes...
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Lockheed Martin F-35 production adds jobs in Johnstown

Lockheed Martin will expand production for components of the F-35 Lightning II with a new facility in Johnstown, including more than 40 new jobs by the end of 2018.
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GA-ASI Continues Gremlins Phase Two for DARPA

General Atomics Aeronautical Systems, Inc. (GA ASI), a leading manufacturer of Remotely Piloted Aircraft (RPA) systems, radars, and electro-optic and related mission systems solutions, today announced that the Defense...
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March 22, 2017

Rockwell Collins and NASA demonstrate Sonic Boom Display

Rockwell Collins recently teamed with the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) to demonstrate its Sonic Boom Display at the NASA...
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The first Gowind® 2500 by DCNS succeeds in the beginning of its sea trials

On March 17th, 2017, DCNS is proud to announce the success of the first sea trials of the firstof-class Gowind® 2500 corvette under construction in Lorient, France by DCNS.
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First Light: Lockheed Martin-Built SBIRS Satellite Successfully Transmitting Images

From its final orbit location 22,000 miles above the equator, the third Lockheed Martin-built (NYSE: LMT) Space Based Infrared System (SBIRS) satellite recently sent...
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March 21, 2017

Indo-Nepal Joint Exercise Surya Kiran Terminates

Indo-Nepal Joint Military Training was held at Pithoragarh from 07 March to 20 March 2017. EKTA SHAKTI Battalion of The Punjab Regiment of Indian Army and DURGA BAHSH Battalion of Nepalese Army participated in the joint exercise...
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March 18, 2017

Ninth Boeing-built Wideband Global SATCOM satellite to expand military communications capabilities for US, allies

Boeing's ninth Wideband Global SATCOM (WGS) satellite launched into orbit today and will provide the United States and six allied nations with increased communications...
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March 17, 2017

Additional FCS 3307 Patrol vessel ordered by Homeland

Just over a year after it took delivery of the second of two FCS 3307 Patrol vessels, Homeland Integrated Offshore Services Limited (Homeland) of Nigeria has ordered one more of the same class with an option on a second, to be named Guardian 3...
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DCNS at LIMA Langkawi 2017, Malaysia (Booth HD20)

DCNS is a world leader in naval defence, designing and building submarines and surface ships, developing associated systems and infrastructure, and offering a full range of services to naval bases and shipyards. A close partner of Malaysia, the Group is committed to reinforcing this cooperation and will participate in LIMA Langkawi...
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March 16, 2017

Lockheed Martin to deliver World Record-Setting 60kW laser to US Army

Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) has completed the design, development and demonstration of a 60 kW-class beam combined fiber laser for the US Army.
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Lockheed Martin selected to Fight Cyber Crime for Department of Defense

Lockheed Martin [NYSE:LMT] will support the Department of Defense's efforts against cyber criminals under a new contract overseeing the world's largest accredited digital forensics lab.
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Boeing, US Army sign $3.4B contract for 268 AH-64E Apache helicopters

Boeing and the U.S. government recently signed a five-year, $3.4 billion contract through which the Army, and a customer outside the U.S., will acquire the latest Apache attack helicopter at a significant savings to taxpayers.
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March 15, 2017

Admiral Vladimir Korolev, Commander-in-Chief, Russian Federation Navy visits India

Admiral Vladimir Korolev, Commander-in-Chief, Russian Federation Navy along with a four member Russian Navy delegation is on an official visit to India from 15 to 18 March...
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March 14, 2017

Lockheed Martin Canada delivers high fidelity combat system trainer to Royal New Zealand Navy

Completing the first major delivery under the New Zealand ANZAC Frigate System Upgrade Project, prime systems integrator Lockheed Martin Canada...
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Raytheon developing next generation, cross domain communication and engagement network for US Navy

The U.S. Office of Naval Research recently awarded Raytheon Company an $11.8 million contract to develop networking technologies enabling greater sensor interconnectivity and enhancing integrated fires capabilities for Naval operations.
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March 13, 2017

Boeing wins five-year contract to sustain Republic of Korea F-15K fleet

Boeing has received a five-year contract to continue long-term sustainment of the Republic of Korea Air Force's (ROKAF) F-15K aircraft, supporting to the fleet's readiness.
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March 9, 2017

INS Tillanchang commissioned at Karwar

INS Tillanchang, a Water Jet Fast Attack Craft (WJFAC) was commissioned into the Indian Navy by Vice Admiral Girish Luthra, the Flag Officer Commanding-in-Chief Western Naval Command, at Karwar today.
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March 8, 2017

Rockwell Collins’ technology for the KC-46A one step closer to entering service

Just over a year after Rockwell Collins’ Remote Vision System (RVS) aided in the Boeing KC-46A tanker’s successful first refueling test flight, the U.S. Air Force has awarded...
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DCNS opened its representative office in Bogota, Colombia and exhibits at Colombiamar

Olivier Michel, DCNS Latin America Vice President, opened the new DCNS Representative Office in Bogota, Colombia, on Wednesday, March 8th, in the presence...
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Updated JASSM® completes important Lockheed Martin flight tests

Lockheed Martin's Joint Air-to-Surface Standoff Missile (JASSM) completed two product verification flight tests at White Sands Missile Range, New Mexico.
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Sikorsky recognizes Coast Guard's extraordinary legacy of helicopter rescues

Sikorsky, a Lockheed Martin company, today paid tribute to the U.S. Coast Guard's century of aviation (1916-2016) during which the service successfully adapted the helicopter...
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Lockheed Martin awarded third generation USAF logistics contract

The Defense Logistics Agency has named Lockheed Martin as the Industrial Product-Support Vendor (IPV) for the U.S. Air Force Generation III logistics program.
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March 7, 2017

Indo-Oman joint Army Exercise Al Nagah-Ii 2017

Second edition of the joint exercise between the Indian and Oman Armies commenced today with the Opening Ceremony at Bakloh, Himachal Pradesh. The training contingents comprised of platoon strength from both the Armies...
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Opening Ceremony: 11th Indo-Nepal Joint Exercise

Indo-Nepal Joint Military Exercise Surya Kiran - XI commenced today at Pithoragarh. In this 14 days exercise, Nepal Army is being represented by the officers and troops of the elite DURGA BAKSH Battalion while the EKTA SHAKTI Battalion...
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Sikorsky announces ab initio pilot training with Bristow Group

Sikorsky and Bristow Group today announced that they are working to enter into a long-term agreement that establishes Bristow as Sikorsky's preferred supplier for ab initio pilot training for Sikorsky aircraft customers at Bristow Academy.
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New tech best practices drive progress on next-gen GPS OCX control system

Raytheon's use of technology development best practices and its completion of a systems engineering milestone are driving progress on the U.S. Air Force Global Positioning System Next-Generation Operational Control System...
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March 6, 2017

INS Viraat decommissioned

Today, a glorious era of INS Viraat being the flag ship of the Indian Navy came to an end. INS Viraat, the second Centaur-Class aircraft carrier in service which has spent 30 years in the Indian Navy and 27 years in the Royal Navy, was decommissioned on the day...
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New images from space show Earth and Solar storms like never before

The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) released the first images from two Earth and solar weather-monitoring space instruments aboard the GOES-16 satellite, which launched in November.
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March 4, 2017

Aviation Safety Poster Competition cum Seminar on Challenges of Emerging Technology in Aviation 4 March 2017

The key note address deliver by Chief Guest Dr. R.K. Tyagi stated that this type of event brings in significant awareness on the safety aspects of the industry.
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March 3, 2017

President's Standard and Colours Presentation to MTI and 125 (H) Squadron at Air Force Station Tambaram

The Hon'ble President of India and Supreme Commander of Indian Armed Forces, Pranab Mukherjee awarded the Prestigious President's Standard and Colours...
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Lockheed Martin Long Range Anti-Ship Missile wins 2017 Aviation Week Laureate Award

Lockheed Martin's Long Range Anti-Ship Missile (LRASM) was selected as a 2017 Aviation Week Laureate Award winner in the Defense category.
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