Archive for April, 2010

Indian Defence PSU vie for Rustom UAV project

Subscribe to Hexxcom’s RSS feed to get the latest Updates. Thanks for visiting!India defence online reports that the Indian defence contract for the design and development of the prestigious and highly touted ‘Rustom’ Unamanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV) project by has been won jointly by state-owned Hindustan Aeronautics Ltd (HAL) and Bharat Electronics Ltd (BEL). For [...]

IAF to Induct 5th Generation Fighters in 2018

India defence online reports that India and Russia are making rapid progress in defence cooperation, due to India’s decision to introduce a fifth generation advanced jet into its air force with joint development. This project is likely to cause neighbouring nations, such as China, to take a re-look at their defence strategies and technological prowess. [...]

March shows growth of 7.2 % in Core sector

Business Standard reports that prospects for factory output have brightened. Six major infrastructure industries registered robust growth of 7.2 per cent in March — the highest in 2009-10. The six major infrastructure industries constitute the core sector. The growth was primarily on account of increase in steel, cement and electricity production. The cumulative growth for [...]

Bharat Electronics & Rafael to Forge Tie-up for Missile Seekers

According to India defence online, India is inching closer towards developing missile seekers in the country, with the help of Israel. The state-owned Bharat Electronics Limited (BEL) is expected to seal the deal with Israeli major Rafael Advanced Defence Systems this year, since the issues related to foreign equity are being finally resolved. According to [...]

Defence SEZ to be set up in Gujarat

India defence online reports that the Gujarat State Industries Minister Saurabh Patel, during  a seminar held in Ahmedabad on the Emerging Opportunities in the Defence Sector,  indicated that a dedicated Special Economic Zone (SEZ) for defence supply industries will be set up in Gujarat. The seminar, held earlier this week was organised by the state [...]