Tag Archives: India

DOE, Indian S&T Ministry to Help Fund Smart Grid, Energy Storage Research Under US-India Partnership

A partnership between the U.S. and India that seeks to advance grid modernization will collaborate with the private sectors in the respective countries to provide a $30 million funding opportunity for a five-year smart grid and energy storage research project. The Energy Department and India’s ministry of science and technology will each …

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Lockheed Eyes Potential $15B India-Based F-16 Production Line; George Standridge Comments

Lockheed Martin has proposed to transfer all production of the company’s F-16 fighter jet from its Fort Worth, Texas aeronautics facility to India in an effort to fulfill up to $15 billion in exports, Economic Times reported Thursday. Manu Pubby writes the U.S. government supports the Lockheed proposal to set up the F-16 line in India under …

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Riverbed Opens New R&D Center in India to Support Application, Cloud Networking Tools Delivery; Jerry Kennelly Comments

Riverbed Technology has unveiled a new research and development center in India in an effort to advance the global distribution of its application performance and cloud networking tools. Kartik Subbanna, Riverbed’s vice president of engineering in India, will lead the company’s R&D facility in Bangalore and will report to Vineet …

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Deloitte Report: Global Defense, Aerospace Sector Hit $674B in 2015 Revenues

A Deloitte report says the global defense and aerospace sector recorded a 3.8 percent growth rate in 2015 and generated $674.4 billion in total revenues. The consulting firm said Thursday revenue in the worldwide defense subsector rose 1.7 percent — or $5.8 billion — from the previous year driven by increases in military expenditures. Deloitte’s 2016 Global Aerospace …

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General Atomics Subsidiary to Open Office in India by End of 2016

A General Atomics subsidiary will open an office in New Delhi, India, by the end of 2016 in an effort to expand its presence in the country. General Atomics Aeronautical Systems Inc. intends to build on collaboration with India’s government to support the country’s maritime security and domain awareness missions through the new local office, General Atomics said …

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Boeing, Mahindra Launch C-17 Training Center for India’s Air Force

Boeing and Mahindra Defense Systems have launched a new facility at the Flight Simulation Technique Center in Gurgaon, India, to support C-17 pilot and loadmaster training for the Indian air force. The full-service center is designed to train  C-17 aircrews for military airlift operations, humanitarian missions, aerial refueling and emergency procedures through simulation, courseware and computer-based training, Boeing said Friday. The …

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Reuters: India’s Defense Agency OKs Proposed $750M Buy of BAE Howitzers

India’s defense procurement officials have approved a proposal to acquire $750 million in BAE Systems-built M777 Howitzer artillery guns through a foreign military sales agreement with the U.S. government, Reuters reported Saturday. Aditya Kalra writes that approximately 120 of the 145 Howitzers that India plans to buy will be assembled in the country. The report said …

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Lockheed Names 2 C130J Roll-On/Roll-Off Mission System Design Competition Winners in India; Abhay Paranjape Comments

Lockheed Martin has named teams from Indian Institute of Technology Chennai and University of Petroleum and Energy Studies as winners of a competition to design roll-on/roll-off mission systems for the C130J aircraft during an awards ceremony in New Delhi Tuesday. Lockheed unveiled the C-130J Roll-On/Roll-Off University Design Challenge in India in 2014 …

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