Maiden Landing of Fighter on INS Vikrant

 "The successful landing and take off of the indigenous LCA Navy on India's first Indigenous Aircraft Carrier is a momentous step forward towards the realisation of our collective vision of AatmaNirbharBharat. The maiden landing of the Mig-29K also heralds the integration of the fighter aircraft with INS Vikrant. Congratulations to all those who made it happen." - Adm R Hari Kumar, Chief of the Naval Staff

PM Inaugurates HAL Chopper Plant

Prime Minister Narendra Modi, on January 6, dedicated HAL’s New Helicopter Factory to the nation at a function at Gubbi (Tumakuru). Speaking on the occasion, he hailed HAL’s efforts in strengthening ‘Aatmanirbharta’ in the defence sector by building India’s largest helicopter factory. From drone manufacturing to building Tejas fighter, naval carrier and transport aircraft, India is now producing everything indigenously, he said.

GRSE & Rolls Royce signs MoU

In a major step aimed towards bolstering the 'Make in India' initiative, Garden Reach Shipbuilders and Engineers (GRSE) Ltd signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Rolls Royce Solutions of Germany for manufacture of high quality marine diesel engines. The MoU was signed on January 27, 2023 by Cmde. PR Hari, IN (Retd), CMD, GRSE and Shri GS Selwyn, MD, MTU India in the august presence of Vice Admiral Sandeep Naithani, AVSM, VSM, Chief of Materiel of the Indian Navy.

BEL registers Rs. 11000 cr turnover in 9 months

Navratna Defence PSU Bharat Electronics Limited (BEL) has achieved a Turnover of Rs. 11005.89 cr, registering a growth of 24.46% upto 3rd Quarter of FY 2022-23  over the Turnover of Rs. 8842.98 cr recorded in the corresponding period of the  previous year. 

During the 3rd Quarter of FY 2022-23, BEL achieved a Turnover of Rs. 4046.11 cr as  against Rs. 3656.22 cr recorded in the corresponding period of the previous year.