Chief Minister of Gujarat, Honurable Shri Vijay Rupani flagged-off the 91st K9 VAJRA-T Gun from L&T’s Armoured System Complex (ASC).
Chief Minister of Gujarat, Honurable Shri Vijay Rupani flagged-off the 91st K9 VAJRA-T Gun from L&T’s Armoured System Complex (ASC).
In continuation of efforts towards Atmanirbharta andin close coordination with the private industry and DRDO, the Indian Army has inducted three sets of 10-metre short span bridges, which were formally handed over on 29 December 2020 at the Talegaon facility of Larsen & Toubro Limited.
The equipment will meet the important requirement of providing mobility to own forces by speedy bridging of gaps during operations.
L&T Defence, the defence arm of Larsen & Toubro, India's leading engineering, procurement and construction projects, manufacturing, defence and services conglomerate, has been awarded the coveted ‘Green Channel Status’ for major Naval weapon
Godrej & Boyce, the flagship company of the Godrej Group announced that its business Godrej Aerospace, partnered with the Indian Space Research Organization in the successful launch of the CMS-01 communications satellite using the PSLV-C50.
Indian Navy is looking for indigenously developed Lithium Ion battery to replace lead acid batteries fitted on its conventional submarines. A request for Information (RFI) was sent out looking for vendors capable of designing a Li-Ion battery of 5MW power to be fitted on existing and under construction submarines.
The RFI was released on October 28 and is valid till December 9.
Larsen & Toubro, India’s leading engineering, procurement and construction projects, manufacturing, defence and services conglomerate, delivered the first hardware, a booster segment, for Gaganyaan Launch Vehicle to ISRO ahead of schedule in a virtual flag-off ceremony presided over by Dr.
In the ongoing thrust given to the development of Drone Technology in India, Redbird Flight Training Academy, a DGCA approved RPAS Training Institute is the first flight training organisation to have successfully trained its inaugural batch of certified RPAS pilots.
Dynamatic has built the first front fuselage for the FOC version of the Tejas Light Combat Aircraft (LCA). This is the first time a complex fuselage section for a supersonic fighter aircraft has been built by a private sector company. Dynamatic has been a preferred production partner for Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (HAL) for over three decades on all their major platforms.
Defence Engineering segment, L&T, received orders worth ₹ 1,341 crore during the quarter ended September 30, 2020 which mainly includes the contract for supply of Pinaka Weapon Launcher Systems, registering substantial growth over the corresponding quarter of the previous year on a low base.
Continuing its unique performance on construction of defence vessels, L&T launched the seventh and final Offshore Patrol Vessel (OPV) for the Indian Coast Guard (ICG) today at its Defence Shipyard at Kattupalli, north of Chennai.
In a much-needed boost to the ‘Make In India’ initiative in the defence sector, the Ministry of Defence today signed an agreement with Economics Explosive Ltd. (EEL), a division of Nagpur-based Solar Group, to supply 10 lakh modern hand grenades for the Indian Army. The deliveries of multi-mode hand grenades (MMHG) would be spread over two years and the total value of the capital contract is Rs 409 crores.
Massively bolstering India’s combat capability and enhancing national security, the BRAHMOS surface-to-surface supersonic cruise missile featuring an indigenous Booster and Airframe Section along with many other Made in India sub-systems was successfully test fired for designated range at 1030 hours today on September 30, 2020 from ITR, Balasore in Odisha.
The test firing was jointly conducted by DRDO and BrahMos Aerospace.
Dynamatic has been awarded a contract for the delivery of tools for the Static and Fatigue Testing of the control surfaces of the Boeing-Saab T-7A Red Hawk Program.
General Bipin Rawat, Chief of Defence Staff, Ministry of Defence today said that as India grows in her stature, the security challenges will rise proportionately in the same direction. “India's aspirations of being a regional power can no longer be held hostage to arms import,” he said.
Godrej & Boyce, the flagship company of the Godrej group announced that its business unit Godrej Tooling had partnered with the Ordnance Factory Chandrapur, Maharashtra to conceptualise and develop an indigenous Automated Assembly line for production of Pinaka Rockets, that was inaugurated by the Hon’ble defence Minister Rajnath Singh and dedicated to the nation on August 10, 2020.
The heavy engineering arm of Larsen & Toubro, India’s leading engineering, construction, technology, manufacturing and financial services conglomerate, has flagged-off the most complex and final assembly of Cryostat, the largest stainless-steel, high-vacuum pressure chamber in the world.
The Corps of Electronics and Mechanical Engineers (EME) of the Indian Army in partnership with the Society of Indian Defence Manufacturers (SIDM) and the Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) today inaugurated a three-day Digital Seminar-cum-Exhibition on ‘Opportunities for Indigenisation in Army Base Workshops’ to take forward the `Make in India’ and `Atmanirbhar Bharat’ initiative of the Government of India, a notch higher.
Godrej & Boyce, the flagship company of the Godrej group announced that Godrej Aerospace has developed and delivered 1,000 Proportional Solenoid Valves (PSV), a critical component for making ventilators, for the Defense Research and Development Organization (DRDO).
The Smart World & Communication Business of L&T Construction has secured a large order from the Indian Army to establish a first-of-its-kind, state-of-the-art Unified Network Management System to Manage, Support and Operate the countrywide Armed Forces Network under the Network for Spectrum (NFS).
Raksha Mantri Shri Rajnath Singh has called for an increased participation of the private sector in defence manufacturing to realise the Government’s vision of making India a $5 trillion economy by 2024.
Vice Admiral R Hari Kumar, Chief of Integrated Defence Staff to The Chairman Chiefs of Staff Committee (CISC), Headquarters Integrated Defence Staff, today said that self-reliance in the small arms sector is fundamentally necessary for the nation in the long run.
Bharat Forge Ltd., the world’s leading technology solutions provider signed a Memorandum of Understanding with DASTAN Corp., Kyrgyzstan, engaged in development of Torpedoes with advanced homing heads for Shipborne & Submarine platforms, used by Indian Navy.
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L&T MBDA Missile Systems (LTMMSL), a joint venture between Larsen & Toubro (L&T), India’s multinational engineering conglomerate and private sector defence major, and MBDA, a world leader in missile systems, has set up a Missile (inert*) Integration facility.
Jindal Defence, part of O P Jindal Group, today announced its advent into small arms manufacturing in India.
MKU, a leading defence and security solutions provider will be participating in DefExpo 2020, scheduled to be held from February 5th to 8th at Vrindavan Yojna, Sector 15, Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh. MKU is committed to ‘Make in India’ and has been transforming the defence industry landscape in India by deploying newer and advanced technologies in electro optics and armour solutions.
The Lohia Group, a recent entrant into the Aerospace and Defence (A&D) sector with focus on cutting edge composites technology, will be participating in DefExpo 2020, scheduled to be held from February 5th to 8th at Vrindavan Yojna, Sector 15, Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh.
Raksha Mantri Shri Rajnath Singh flagged off 51st K9 VAJRA-T Gun from Larsen & Toubro (L&T) Armoured System Complex at Hazira in Gujarat today. Addressing a gathering on the occasion, Raksha Mantri called for active participation of the private sector in defence manufacturing, reaffirming the Government’s commitment to make India an arms manufacturing hub and net defence exporter.
India is looking to equip its three services with modern state-of-the-art software-defined radios (SDR). After the failure to procure them in the previous attempt, the Indian Army has initiated a process to map industrial capacity in for this programme, sources informed. The combined requirement for the three services-Army, Navy, and Air Force is over 55,000 wherein army share is around 50,000 of these radios.
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Raksha Mantri Shri Rajnath Singh has said the Government is committed to work towards achieving a USD 26 billion Defence industry by 2025. Addressing the second annual session of Society of Indian Defence Manufacturers here today, he said the Defence sector has been identified as one of the most prominent sectors under “Make in India” Initiative to realize USD 5 Trillion Economy by 2024.
Astra Rafael Communication System (ARC), a Joint Venture between Astra Microwave Pvt Ltd. and RAFAEL Advanced Defense Systems Ltd. of Israel, inaugurated their state-of-the-art facility at Hardware Technology Park, Hyderabad on 27 August 2019. The occasion was graced by Shri G Kishan Reddy, Hon'ble Minister of State, Home Affairs, in the presence of H.E. Mr.
A contract for installation and commissioning of nine Precision Approach Radars (PARs) was concluded today between Ministry of Defence and M/s Data Pattern (India) Pvt Ltd at a cost of Rs 380 crores under ‘Buy Indian’ category.
At a ceremony earlier today, RAFAEL Executive Vice President & General Manager of the Air & Missile Defense Systems Division, Brigadier General (ret.) Pini Yungman, presented to Kalyani Rafael Advanced Systems Ltd, India (KRAS) a $100 Million contract for manufacturing 1,000 BARAK-8 MRSAM missiles' kits which in turn would be supplied to BDL for further integration. KRAS is a 49:51 ratio Joint Venture between RAFAEL Advanced Systems and Kalyani Strategic Systems Ltd, with the Indian partner holding 51%.
Vice Admiral A.K. Saxena, Controller of Warship Production and Acquisition, Indian Navy today said that India needs to expand its capability in building world class warships to merchant vessels in the run up to the ‘International Seminar on Nation Building Through Shipbuilding’ later this month.
Chief of Army Staff General Bipin Rawat on Monday commissioned Offshore Patrol Vessel (OPV) Veera into the Indian Coast Guard fleet. It was handed over to Coast Guard on February 27. The ship is third OPV delivered to Coast Guard in last one year ahead of schedule.
The ceremony was conducted in the presence of Director General Rajendra Singh, Director General Indian Coast Guard and other senior officials and dignitaries.
Kalyani Group and Thales have formalized a new collaboration for the design, development and manufacture of next generation weapons systems for the Defence and Law Enforcement sectors in India and abroad.
The Combat Management System (CMS) for the Indigenous Aircraft Carrier (IAC) developed with M/s Tata Power Strategic Engineering Division (TPSED), in collaboration with Weapon and Electronics System Engineering Establishment (WESEE) and M/s MARS, Russia was handed over by Mr Sukaran Singh, CEO and MD, M/s Tata Advanced Systems Ltd. to Indian Navy/ Chief of Materiel, Vice Admiral GS Pabby, PVSM, AVSM, VSM on 28 Mar 19 at M/s TPSED, Bengaluru, on successful completion of all tests and trials.
Larsen & Toubro has announced a new strategic initiative, L&T-Nxt, to define the future of the organization from a fresh perspective. It has been identified as a select initiative in L&T’s five-year strategic plan.
In another inspring example of indigenisation of defence equipment, 5 Metre Short Span Bridge was formally handed over to the Indian Army on 20 March 2019 in a ceremony at the Talegaon facility of Larsen & Toubro Limited. The Bridge is indigenously designed & developed and is the result of close coordination between the Corps of Engineers and the DRDO laboratory at Pune R&DE (Engineers).
Dynamatic today handed over the 100th Ship Set of Airbus A330 Family Flap-Track-Beams to Airbus in the presence of Klaus Richter, Executive Vice President & Head of Procurement, Airbus. Dynamatic is a Tier 1 supplier for Airbus for A330 Family Flap-Track-Beams. It has created a global foot print in manufacturing of details parts in the UK and assembly in India. Dynamatics has worked closely with major aircraft manufacturers to establish advanced manufacturing capabilities in India, which is truly in consonance with the 'Make in India' program.
Russian Helicopters Holding Company (a part of Rostec State Corporation) organized the conference of potential suppliers of components for Ka-226T helicopter made in India. The event took place within the scope of Aero India Show 2019 with more than 30 Indian industrial enterprises as participants. Identifying the chain of local suppliers is a part of the project of setting up the production of Ka-226T helicopter in India.
Saab has taken another important step forward to expand its footprint and aerospace ecosystem in India by signing new Memorandums of Understanding (MoUs) with three of the country’s leading aerospace manufacturers; Dynamatic Technologies Limited, CIM Tools Private Limited and Sansera Engineering Private Limited.
Safran Helicopter Engines (previously known as Turbomeca) has entered into a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Maini Precision Products to develop a long-term industrial strategic relationship for parts manufacturing. Maini will be part of Safran Helicopter Engines supply chain.
Kalyani Group and Aeron Systems, a Pune based Smart Technology Company, developing indigenous Inertial Navigation Systems (INS) & Internet of Things (IoT) solutions, have come to an understanding to explore investment options into Aeron Systems, with the former coming on board as a strategic investor.
Cyient Solutions & Systems Pvt. Ltd. (CSS), a joint venture between Cyient Ltd. and BlueBird Aero Systems, Israel, today launched its latest offering, theWanderB Vertical Take-Off & Landing (VTOL) Unmanned Aerial System.
Kalyani Group and Belcan, LLC announced partnership to provide highly advanced technological product and service offerings in Defence, Aerospace, and other technical segments in India. The companies will work together in the design and development of helicopter engines and transmission systems in Defence and Aerospace, as well as collaborate on Advanced Manufacturing practices and Digital Manufacturing & Internet of Things solutions.
Russian Helicopters Holding Company (a part of State Corporation Rostec) and a number of Indian companies signed Memorandums of Understanding at Aero India 2019. The parties agreed to explore the producing a number of assemblies and components for Ka-226T helicopter in India.
In a first of its kind, Ministry of Defence has issued Expression of Interest (s) for shortlisting of potential Indian Strategic Partners and foreign OEMs for the ‘Procurement of 111 Naval Utility Helicopters (NUH) for the Indian Navy on 12 Feb 19. These helicopters will replace Chetak Helicopters and will be utilised for albeit SAR, CASEVAC, LIMO, passenger roles and torpedo drops. 95 helicopters out of 111 will be manufactured in India by the selected Indian Strategic Partner. The case was approved by DAC on 25 Aug 18.
The Lohia Group marked its entry into the Aerospace and Defence sector with the acquisition of Israel-based Light & Strong Limited.
India’s first Armoured Systems Complex (ASC) in the private sector, developed by Larsen & Toubro, India’s leading technology, engineering, construction, manufacturing, defence and services conglomerate, was dedicated to the nation by Honourable Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi, today. Honourable Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman was also present on this occasion.
Adani Elbit Unmanned Aerial Vehicles Complex (UAV), was inaugurated today by Hon’ble Home Minister of Telangana, Shri Mohammad Mahmood Ali in presence of Shri Jayesh Ranjan, Principal Secretary – IT & Industries, State of Telangana, Mr. Pranav Adani, Director, Adani Enterprise Limited, Mr. Karan Adani, CEO, Adani Ports and Special Economic Zone and Mr. Bezhalel Machlis, President and Chief Executive Officer, Elbit Systems.
Ashok Leyland, flagship of the Hinduja Group and the largest supplier of Wheeled Military Vehicles to Indian Army, today, signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with ELBIT Systems. As part of this agreement, Ashok Leyland will provide High Mobility vehicles (HMV) for mounting Elbit Systems’ artillery guns and systems. The integrated systems are targeted for worldwide export markets.
New Delhi, Nov 02, 2018: Continuing with its remarkably reliable performance, L&T launched the fourth Offshore Patrol Vessel (OPV) today ahead of schedule for the Indian Coast Guard (ICG). The vessel was launched at the hands of Mrs. Chitra Chafekar at L&T’s Kattupalli Shipyard, near Chennai in the august presence of the Chief Guest, IG Vijay D Chafekar, PTM, TM, Commander Coast Guard Region (West) of Indian Coast Guard.
A state-of-the-art Training Ship of 3,000 tonnes displacement was launched today at the shipyard of Reliance Naval & Engineering, located at the Port of Pipavav, Gujarat. The training ship, the largest ship ever built for the Indian Coast Guard, was launched at the auspices of Smt Urmila Singh, wife of Sh Rajendra Singh, the Director General of the Indian Coast Guard. The ship was named by Smt. Urmila Singh as ICGS Varuna, at a ceremony attended by a large gathering of Coast Guard officers and sailors, local dignitaries and Government officials.
Pune, September 14, 2018: Tata Motors, India’s largest private sector land mobility player in the Defence space, will showcase its two flagship vehicles that have substantial export potential at the BIMSTEC Nations Summit 2018 in Pune.
On August 30, L&T, India’s leading engineering conglomerate, delivered the second of the seven Offshore Patrol Vessels (OPV), ahead of the schedule, to the Indian Coast Guard, Company said in a statement.
The Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) commemorated its 25 years of partnership with the Indian Army today by organizing a Session on ‘25 Years of Army – Industry Partnership’. The Session was held in partnership with the Society of Indian Defence Manufacturers (SIDM). The first formal “Army - Industry Partnership” Conference was held on 14 & 15 September 1995.
Sanjay Jaju, Additional Secretary (DP), Ministry of Defence, Govt of India today said that India and Maldives share a very close, cordial and a multidimensional relationship. India occupies a pre-eminent position in the Maldives and in accordance with the Neighbourhood First policy of Govt of India, we remain committed as a developmental partner for a stable, prosperous and peaceful Maldives. “Regular scheduled high-level exchange of visits is providing a sustained impetus to the growing relationship between the two nations,” he added.
Dynamatic Technologies & IIT Kanpur sign MoU for joint indigenous
development of innovative Unmanned Aerial Systems
Dynamatic will collaborate with IIT Kanpur for joint indigenous development of innovative
Unmanned Aerial Systems of Various types for wide range of applications for Indian
History of UAVs
Ministry of Defence signed contract for Modernisation of Air Field Infrastructure (MAFI) of 37 airfields for Indian Air Force(IAF), Indian Navy (IN) and Indian Coast Guard (ICG) with M/s Tata Power SED (TPSED) at a cost of nearly Rs 1,200 crore here today.
Airbus India and Adani Defence & Aerospace signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) at DefExpo 2020 to leverage synergies in aerospace and civil aviation sector. The MoU was signed by Anand Stanley, President and MD, Airbus India & South Asia and Ashish Rajvanshi, Head of Adani Defence & Aerospace.
The Defence Secretary, Dr. Ajay Kumar today announced that the defence procurement process (DPP) would soon undergo changes, addressing the pain points mentioned by the aerospace and defence industry. It would be in sync with the rapid technology infusions.
Larsen & Toubro recorded Consolidated Gross Revenue of ₹ 36,243 crore from continuing operations for the quarter ended December 31, 2019, achieving year-on-year growth of six per cent. The International revenue during the quarter at ₹ 12,871 crore constituted 36 per cent of the total revenue.
Mr Subhash Chandra, Secretary, Department of Defence Production (DDP), Ministry of Defence today said that the MSMEs and start-ups need to be integrated into the defence manufacturing ecosystem. They also need to be encouraged not just by the defence public sector companies but also the armed forces.
R2 Data Labs, the data innovation catalyst inside Rolls-Royce, has identified three start-ups for its first-ever Start-up Accelerator Programme in Bengaluru.
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