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  • Lockheed, Tata Sign Agreement to Produce F-16s in India - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Lockheed, Tata Sign Agreement to Produce F-16s in India

    Lockheed Martin has partnered with Tata Advanced Systems to produce the newest configuration of the F-16 multirole fighter aircraft in India. The agreement seeks to give India the opportunity to manufacture, operate and export F-16 Block 70 as well as support technology supplier jobs in the U.S. and create new manufacturing jobs in India, Lockheed said Monday. F-16 Block […] More

  • Boeing to Extend Support for India's P-8I Fleet - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Boeing to Extend Support for India’s P-8I Fleet

    Boeing has secured a three-year contract to extend support for the Indian navy’s fleet of P-8I maritime surveillance aircraft. The company said Monday it will provide engineering, support and planning services as well as material support to a 737-based component services program. Stephen Schmidt, manager of Boeing’s P-8I sustainment program, said the contract will build on Boeing’s […] More

  • Reports: HPE Unveils Regional HQ, Incubator Program in Singapore - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Reports: HPE Unveils Regional HQ, Incubator Program in Singapore

    Hewlett Packard Enterprise has established a Singapore-based regional headquarters in a push to help address a demand for new technologies across the Asia-Pacific and Japanese markets, Nikkei Asian Review reported Tuesday. HPE said it foresees “strong growth” opportunities in the internet of things and hybrid information technology sectors in Singapore, Japan, Australia and India, according to the report. The regional office has […] More

  • BAE Selects Triumph to Supply Gun Bodies for India's Future M777 Howitzers - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    BAE Selects Triumph to Supply Gun Bodies for India’s Future M777 Howitzers

    Triumph Group has secured a $15 million contract from BAE Systems to manufacture gun bodies for M777 Howitzer weapons that the British defense contractor’s U.S. subsidiary will build and deliver to India under a foreign military sales deal. Berwyn, Pennsylvania-based Triumph said Monday its precision components business unit will machine, weld and assemble gun bodies before delivering them to BAE in the […] More

  • Report: India's Navy Eyes $1.5B Procurement of Short-Range Surface-to-Air Missile Systems - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Report: India’s Navy Eyes $1.5B Procurement of Short-Range Surface-to-Air Missile Systems

    India“™s navy has issued a request for information for a program that seeks to purchase approximately $1.5 billion in short-range surface-to-air missile platforms in an effort to replace its Israel-made Barak-1 air defense systems, Defense News reported Wednesday. Vivek Raghuvanshi writes the Indian navy plans to release a tender after six months through the Make […] More

  • PwC Offers Strategies for Defense Contractors That Seek Emerging Market Opportunities - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    PwC Offers Strategies for Defense Contractors That Seek Emerging Market Opportunities

    PwC‘s strategy and consulting team has suggested various strategies the group believes can help defense companies win contracts in emerging countries such as Saudi Arabia, India, South Korea and Japan. PwC advisers Randy Starr and Anurag Garg wrote in a 2017 trend report they forecast that defense contractors will increasingly seek business with individual nations as military budgets in traditional defense […] More

  • Boeing Plans New Defense Business Unit in India - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Boeing Plans New Defense Business Unit in India

    Boeing plans to establish a defense business unit in India as part of the aircraft manufacturer’s expansion efforts in the country, The Economic Times reported Wednesday. The report said Pratyush Kumar, president of Boeing’s India-based subsidiary, will also lead the Boeing Defence India business. Kumar said BDI will work to help Boeing expand the company’s partnership with India’s defense ministry. […] More

  • Report: India to Seek Bids from Foreign Firms for Single-Engine Fighter Jet Production Contract - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Report: India to Seek Bids from Foreign Firms for Single-Engine Fighter Jet Production Contract

    India plans to invite international contractors to submit bids for a program to build a new single-engine fighter aircraft in the country, Defense News reported Tuesday. Manohar Parrikar, India“™s defense minister, said at a news conference that the government will select a foreign partner to produce the fighter jet based on technology transfer terms and […] More

  • Report: India to Receive BAE-Built Artillery Guns for Tests - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Report: India to Receive BAE-Built Artillery Guns for Tests

    India will receive two BAE Systems-made artillery guns within six months to perform tests and start the integration of the weapons into the country’s arsenal, The Hindu reported Monday. Dinakar Peri writes India signed a $737 million contract in November to acquire 145 M777A2 LW155 ultralight howitzers through the U.S. government’s foreign military sales program. A source said the […] More

  • Avaya Completes Contact Center Project for Indian Police Force - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    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 the contact center is designed to […] More

  • Lockheed Martin, Saab Chase Indian Fighter Jet Supply Biz Opps - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Lockheed Martin, Saab Chase Indian Fighter Jet Supply Biz Opps

    Both Lockheed Martin and Saab have offered to build the next generation of fighter jets for India“™s military forces as the nation seeks to retire its legacy combat fleet, International Business Times reported Monday. Aditya Bhat writes Lockheed Martin’s F-16 Falcon Block 70 and Saab’s Gripen E fighter aircraft are now among the potential candidates […] More

  • IHS Markit: 2016 Defense Spending Reaches $1.57T Worldwide - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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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 returned to a healthy rate […] More

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