Tag Archives: India

Avaya Completes Contact Center Project for Indian Police Force

Avaya has completed a project that is designed to help manage emergency calls, connectivity technologies and responses for the police force of Uttar Pradesh, India. The company said Thursday its team launched a centralized contact center in Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh that works to support approximately 600 calls at a time as part of the UP 100 project. Avaya added …

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IHS Markit: 2016 Defense Spending Reaches $1.57T Worldwide

A new report from IHS Markit says that global defense spending rose to $1.57 trillion during 2016 and defense expenditures are projected to continue to increase worldwide over the next decade. IHS Markit said Monday the annual Jane’s Defense Budget Report covers nearly 99 percent of defense spending worldwide and forecasts defense expenditures for 105 countries. “Defense spending …

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Report: Talks Continue on Potential Boeing, Lockheed Fighter Aircraft Production Facilities in India

The U.S. and Indian governments look to close a deal that will potentially bring the production of fighter aircraft from Lockheed Martin and Boeing to India, the Washington Post reported Monday. Annie Gowen writes Lockheed has proposed to move its Texas-based F-16 assembly line to India, which will make the country the sole producer …

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Report: India Eyes General Atomics-Built Predator B Guardian Drone, Electromagnetic Aircraft Launch System Procurement

The Indian navy has sent letters of request to the Defense Department to procure the General Atomics-built Predator B Guardian drone and electromagnetic aircraft launch system through a foreign military sales agreement with the U.S., the Indian Express reported Aug. 1. India has asked DoD to provide the price for …

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India Eyes $1B Fast-Track Ammunition and Equipment Procurement

India looks to purchase $1 billion worth of weapons and equipment from readily available vendors through a fast track purchase process that will bypass prescribed routine acquisition procedures, Defense News reported Thursday. Vivek Raghuvanshi writes an Indian ministry of defense official told Defense News the country aims to procure various ammunition, assault rifles, thermal-imaging equipment, …

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Microsoft Unveils Cyber Engagement Center in India

Microsoft has opened a Cybersecurity Engagement Center in India to help identify and address cyber threats in the country, Gadget 360 reported Sunday. Bhaskar Pramanik, chairman of Microsoft’s India-based operations, said the CSEC will support the company’s efforts to secure corporate customers’ information as well as the private data and transactions …

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Lockheed-Tata JV Completes 50th C-130J Empennage Assembly Delivery; S. Ramadorai Comments

A joint venture of Lockheed Martin and Tata Advanced Systems has completed the delivery of the 50th empennage assembly of the C-130J Super Hercules aircraft. Tata Lockheed Martin Aerostructures Ltd. has produced empennage assemblies in Hyderabad, India, that include the Super Hercules’ vertical and horizontal stabilizers as well as 28 sets of …

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Report: DoD Supports Boeing, Lockheed Proposals to Establish F-18, F-16 Production Lines in India

The Defense Department has expressed support to proposals by Lockheed Martin and Boeing to produce their respective F-16 and F-18 fighter jets in India as part of the Make in India program, Hindustan Times reported Monday. Shishir Gupta writes Defense Secretary Ashton Carter relayed DoD’s support to the proposals to Manohar Parrikar, …

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