February 2019

Aero India 2019 - Boeing to showcase advanced capabilities

Boeing will showcase a range of platforms, support and training capabilities at Aero India 2019, including the F/A-18 Super Hornet, KC-46A Pegasus tanker, AH-64E Apache, CH-47F Chinook, and the P-8 at Hall E Booth 3.1.

 

During the show, Boeing will focus on the partnerships with its defense and commercial customers, and highlight strategic investments in developing India’s aerospace ecosystem, with the theme ‘The Future is Built Here.’

 

India Russia to sign IGA for joint production of AK200 assault rifle

Days after the announcement of India's decision to buy 72,400 assault rifles from US arms maker Sig Sauer, India and Russia has agreed to sign an inter-government agreement (IGA) to establish a joint venture (JV) to manufacture over seven lakh Kalashinikov' s AK200 series rifles. The production of these rifles is expected to take place at Ordnance Factory Board's Korwa plant. 

Indian Army is pursuing multiple tenders to replace its DRDO developed INSAS rifles.