Rheinmetall at Avalon Australia 2023: Rheinmetall, the largest supplier of military vehicles to the Australian Defence Force will this week showcase two of the most advanced and highly capable next generation armoured vehicles, the LYNX Infantry Fighting Vehicle along with the LYNX Combat Support Vehicle at Avalon Australia Air Show, said the company.
BEL bags Rs 3,700 order for supply of radars to IAF: India’s ministry of defence Thursday signed two contracts worth over Rs 3,700 crore with the state owned defence electronics company Bharat Electronics Limited (BEL) for supply of radars and radar warning receivers, which will enhance the operational capabilities of the Indian Air Force. The first contract worth over Rs 2,800 crore includes supply of Medium Power Radars (MPR) ‘Arudhra’ for the IAF, and the second order, with an overall cost of around Rs 950 crore, relates to 129 DR-118 Radar Warning Receivers (RWR).
Indian Navy Brahmos Missile: The Indian Navy Sunday successfully test-fired the ship-launched version of the BrahMos supersonic missile. The missile which has been jointly developed and co-produced with the Russia, has been tested with locally developed seeker and booster, giving a push to India’s quest for self-reliance in defence.
Indian Navy: Vice Admiral Rajesh Pendharkar, a specialist in anti-submarine warfare with vast experience in commanding frontline warship including aircraft carrier INS Vikrant, Monday assumed the charge as Director General Naval Operations, said the defence ministry.
India’s Light Combat Helicopter (LCH) possesses modern stealth characteristics, robust armour protection and formidable night attack capability. LCH has onboard advanced navigation system, guns tailored for close combat and potent air to air missiles make the LCH especially suited for the modern battlefield.
Pratt & Whitney’s India Engineering Center: US aircraft engine manufacturer Pratt & Whitney Thursday officially opened its new India Engineering Center (IEC) in the country’s IT capital Bengaluru, located in the southern part of the country. The facility is co-located with Pratt & Whitney’s India Capabilities Center (ICC), which opened in 2022 to provide integrated global supply chain support, and the recently inaugurated Collins Aerospace engineering and global operations centers.
ELTA Systems’ Software Defined Radio with NCO: Israel’s state owned defence giant, the Israel Aerospace Industries (IAI), has announced the release of its new multi-mission ARC 840 Software Defined Radio – Network Centric Operations (SDR-NCO) system. The new Software Defined Radio (SDR) has been offered through ELTA Systems, a subsidiary of the IAI.