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DRDO’s Turbo Fan Engine for UAVs Will Make India Self-Reliant In This Complex And Critical Technology: G. Satheesh Reddy, Secretary DDR&D & Chairman DRDO

DRDO has been building upon the success of Medium Range Surface to Air Missiles Systems for IAF. Now the task upon DRDO is to achieve such breakthroughs in developing indigenous aero- engine and marine engine. That includes Small Turbo Fan Engine for unmanned system that is put to test by DRDO. On the foundation of Kaveri Engine, DRDO has already developed a 12 MW Kaveri Marine Gas Turbine (KMGT) engine as derivative of Kaveri Aero Engine. G. Satheesh Reddy, Secretary DDR&D & Chairman DRDO, talks about such innovation with Manish Kumar Jha of BW Businessworld. He also spoke on the critical Air Independent Propulsion (AIP) Technology for the Indian navy’s Project 75 and P-75I. The Project P-75I is unfolding under the first ever Strategic Partnership. The key is the technology here.

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With Certainty, LCA MK 2 Aircraft Is Slated To Enter Production By 2027 And AMCA By 2035--HAL CMD R. Madhavan

Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (HAL) has an order basket of Rs 1 lakh crore, even as its sole preserve of manufacturing aircraft and equipment for the Indian defence forces gets invaded by private sector competitors. HAL is leveraging on its depth and confidence from LCA Tejas to Combat helicopters to Unmmaned systems. In a freewheeling chat, HAL’s Chairman and Managing Director R. Madhavan, talks to BW Businessworld’s Manish Kumar Jha of the many new projects on the anvil. Madhavan throws light on crucial projects: LCA Tejas Mk1a, Twin Engine Deck Based Fighter (TEDBF), AMCA, Tejas Mk 2, Trainer aircraft (HTT 40) and UAVs among others. Excerpts:

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India's First And Crucial Defence Strategic Partnership Mechanism For Submarines Is Ready: Defence Secretary Ajay Kumar

Defence is as about security as crucial it is for the economy and technology. The inherent opportunity and challenges both lie in building capabilities for our industry and so the armed forces. India marks at the threshold of such breakthroughs in defense & aerospace--if the policies set forth rightly and implemented in spirit. India's Defence Secretary, Dr Ajay Kumar with his tech background is at the crucial juncture to drive policies within the complexity of defence industrial ecosystem that India must not loose the momentum at any cost. BW Businessworld's Defence Editor Manish Kumar Jha interacts with Defence Secretary on such policies issues exclusively. Interaction touches upon: Defence Export, Startups, Offsets, SP Model, MMRCA-2, OFs, NUH and crucial aero engine among others.

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DRDO’s Light Tank Will Be Power Pack As “The Highest Altitude Operable Tank In The Globe”: G. Satheesh Reddy, Chairman DRDO

DRDO is tasked to empower India for building capability in defence –that not only limited to armed forces but it is now about technology for today and future which is foundational to growing defence economy. Last year, in the wake of precarious situation at LAC, despite the Covid 19, DRDO had some of the best moment of technological breakthrough with avant garde R&D, speedier trials and turnaround delivery so far. Besides such feet recently, It does get fair and unfair amount of criticism which it carries from the past record and legacy issues. In a first, Dr G Satheesh Reddy, Secretary DDR&D and Chairman DRDO speaks with Manish Kumar Jha on the entire gamut of current and futuristic projects that will be definitive for India in the world of defence, security and aerospace.

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Paras Aerospace indigenously develops affordable Multi-Spectral camera for Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs) in industrial and farm sectors

Paras Aerospace indigenously develops affordable Multi-Spectral camera for Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs) in industrial and farm sectors

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Lockheed Martin Inks Pact With HAL To Explore Industrial Opportunities

HAL CMD R Madhavan said his company was looking forward to working with Lockheed Martin to continue addressing domestic and international market needs in the aerospace and defence sector.

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Boeing Says Its Fleet Will Be Able To Fly On 100% Biofuel By 2030

Commercial flying currently accounts for about 2% of global carbon emissions and about 12% of transport emissions, according to data cited by the Air Transport Action Group (ATAG).

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President Kovind condoles demise of aerospace scientist Roddam Narasimha

President Kovind condoles demise of aerospace scientist Roddam Narasimha

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P&W Engines Are The Best Choice To Power India’s Defence Aircraft: Ashmita Sethi, President and Country Head, Pratt & Whitney, India

Indian defence & aerospace is at the critical juncture of building capability. IAF talked about more than 1000 fighter aircraft for India’s next generation Advance Medium Combat Aircraft & Tejas Mk-2. What is lacking for India is the elusive jet engine capability. P&W makes world's most powerful jet engine for Fighter jets- F-22 & F 35. BW Businessworld's Manish kumar Jha speaks with Ashmita Sethi, President and Country Head, Pratt & Whitney, UTC India on such issues.

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HCL Technologies To Launch Centre In Connecticut

HCL reported consolidated revenue of 9.7 billion dollars in calendar 2019 and 1.49 lakh employees operating out of 45 countries.

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Rs 1,812 Cr Of FDI In Defence And Aerospace Since 2014: Ajay Kumar, Defence Secretary

Technology development and indigenisation are a must for self-reliance in defence. The DRDO and other agencies of the government, including the service headquarters DPSUs and the OFB are making a lot of efforts to promote technology development and indigenisation.

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The Ride To The Moon

As India joins the scramble for a berth in outer space, BW Businessworld takes a close look at ISRO’s aspirational ventures and the nascent startup ecosystem on space research and exploration

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Indian Aerospace Start-ups Sign Maiden Contracts With Airbus

As per the contracts, Neewee’s solution, called procuSense, will enhance certainty to manufacturing supply chain and procurement operations at Airbus, using advanced analytics, machine learning and artificial intelligence

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Aerospace: Soaring Altitudes

Several Indian corporates are eyeing a huge chunk in the aerospace manufacturing pie, traditionally dominated by government owned firms

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Aequs Partners AMS To Make Aerospace Products In India

Aequs Aerospace has entered into an agreement with All Metal Services Limited, a subsidiary of Reliance Steel and Aluminum Company, to manufacture aerospace materials and applications in Belgaum

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