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  • Report: India to Open Fighter Jet Procurement Competition to Twin-Engine Planes - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Report: India to Open Fighter Jet Procurement Competition to Twin-Engine Planes

    The Indian government has called on the air force to consider both single- and twin-engine fighter jets for a potential $15 billion program to replace its fleet of combat aircraft, Reuters reported Thursday. A defense ministry source told Reuters the government also asked the air force to assess the Boeing-built F/A-18 Super Hornet aircraft for […] More

  • Report: Boeing Eyes F/A-18 Hornet Aircraft Sale to India - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Report: Boeing Eyes F/A-18 Hornet Aircraft Sale to India

    Boeing is in discussions to sell its F/A-18 Hornet fighter aircraft to the Indian navy, Bloomberg reported Monday. Gene Cunningham, vice president of Boeing’s defense, space and security business, told reporters at the Singapore Airshow that Boeing and India have yet to conduct technical evaluations to advance the potential sale. Cunningham added that the defense contractor also eyes opportunities for […] More

  • Cubic's Transportation Business to Expand Facility, Workforce in India - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Cubic’s Transportation Business to Expand Facility, Workforce in India

    Cubic‘s transportation systems business plans to expand its facility in Hyderabad, India, and double the number of its employees in the country as part of a regional footprint expansion push. The company said Tuesday the expanded facility will help grow CTS operations after the unit secured contracts to support fare payment systems in Boston and New […] More

  • Saab-Adani Team to Manufacture Gripen Fighter Aircraft in India - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Saab-Adani Team to Manufacture Gripen Fighter Aircraft in India

    Saab plans to collaborate with Indian infrastructure conglomerate Adani Group to design, develop and manufacture the Saab-built Gripen fighter aircraft in India. The two companies aim to build other defense systems in India and facilitate local joint ventures to support the Make in India initiative that seeks to make the South Asian country a global design and manufacturing center, […] More

  • Tata, Terma Partner to Produce Surface Surveillance Radars for Indian Navy - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Tata, Terma Partner to Produce Surface Surveillance Radars for Indian Navy

    India-based Tata Advanced Systems has partnered Danish aerospace and defense company Terma to develop radar technology for integration onto Indian navy ships. The team will deliver, install and commission 31 radars under India’s Surface Surveillance Radar project, as well as supply simulators, establish depot facilities and provide integrated logistics services, Terma said Wednesday. Tata, the prime contractor […] More

  • PaSci EMC Lands $77M Air Force Contract to Supply Bomber, Transport Aircraft Egress Systems - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    PaSci EMC Lands $77M Air Force Contract to Supply Bomber, Transport Aircraft Egress Systems

    Pacific Scientific Energetic Materials Co. has received a potential $77 million indefinite-quantity/indefinite-delivery contract to provide B-1, B-52 and C-17 egress systems to the U.S. Air Force and eight foreign military sales customers. The sole-source contract includes orders from the U.K., Australia, Canada, Qatar, Hungary, Kuwait, India and the United Arab Emirates, the Defense Department said Monday. PaSci EMC will […] More

  • Lockheed, Mahindra Open C-130J Training Center for India's Air Force - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Lockheed, Mahindra Open C-130J Training Center for India’s Air Force

    Lockheed Martin and Mahindra Defence Systems have opened a C-130J Super Hercules training center at a military air base in Hindon, India. The facility is equipped with a full-motion simulator built to help Indian C-130J airmen train on how to operate the special operations aircraft the country’s air force bought from Lockheed in 2011, Mahindra said […] More

  • Boeing Proposes to Build Super Hornet Manufacturing Facility in India - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Boeing Proposes to Build Super Hornet Manufacturing Facility in India

    Boeing will establish a manufacturing facility for F/A-18 Super Hornet in India if the company wins a fighter aircraft supply contract with the Indian military, The Economic Times reported Monday. The report said India’s navy wants to procure 57 units of aircraft that can operate from carriers to support air defense, air-to-surface, buddy refueling and reconnaissance operations. Dan Gillian, vice president […] More

  • Capgemini Expects to Hire Over 20,000 in India - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Capgemini Expects to Hire Over 20,000 in India

    The French IT services consultant company Capgemini expects to hire over 20,000 people in India, The Economic Times reported. The company has reskilled 45,000 employees as it moves toward automation. “We are investing a lot of money in the development of training programs because automation and the integration of automation is leading to a lot of […] More

  • Report: US Sale of General Atomics-Built UAS to India Nears State Dept Approval - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Report: US Sale of General Atomics-Built UAS to India Nears State Dept Approval

    The State Department is close to approving the sale of 22 General Atomics-built MQ-9B Guardian unmanned aircraft systems to India, Defense News reported Friday. India“™s Prime Minister Narendra Modi is scheduled to meet President Donald Trump Monday as part of his U.S. trip and is expected to discuss the foreign military sales deal with Trump, […] More

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