Aero India 2017 - Day 1

ISSUE FEATURES

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    LEAD STORY
    Modi-flying India!

    With a massive electoral mandate, Narendra Modi was sworn-in as the Prime Minister on May 26, 2014. Coming to power on a development plank, the Bharatiya Janata Partyled National Democratic Alliance (NDA) stepped on the gas, accelerating the pace of economic and social reforms, creating an ecosystem for economic development...

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    EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW
    Focus on Indigenisation

    In a rare media interaction with SP’s ShowNews, Ashok Kumar Gupta, Secretary, Defence Production, outlined his vision for defence manufacturing in India and addressed a wide range of subjects including ‘Make in India’, DPP 2016, defence offsets, role of DPSUs, investment in R&D, delays in procurement decisions...

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    INTERVIEW ROLLS-ROYCE
    Rolls-Royce Going Beyond Technology Transfers and Manufacturing

    “Our vision for the future moves beyond technology transfers and manufacturing to creating a broader ecosystem that includes co-design, co-development and co-manufacturing.”

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    INTERVIEW AIRBUS
    Policies Uplift Investor Sentiment

    Airbus has a strong manufacturing footprint in India. “It is also worthwhile to mention that on the civil aircraft side, we already have an industrial engagement with India which is unmatched by any other foreign OEM.” Pierre de Bausset, President & MD, Airbus India, reveals in an interview with Editor-in-Chief of SP’s ShowNews, Jayant Baranwal.

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    HAL Upgraded Hawk-i Cynosure of All Eyes

    The Hindustan Aeronautucs Limited (HAL) has rolled out the first indigenously upgraded Hawk Mk132, named as Hawk-i on the eve of Republic Day celebrations. “This is the 100th Hawk aircraft produced at HAL and we are proud that it has ‘Make in India’ mark.

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    SPECIAL REPORT
    Israel Aerospace Industries Array of Systems on Show

    In the past year, IAI has achieved hundreds of millions of dollars of sales in the Indian market and is expected to expand collaboration with local companies to produce defence systems

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    SPECIAL FEATURE
    Advanced Hawk in Indo-UK Colours Makes Debut

    Demonstrating its commitment to ‘Make in India’ campaign, BAE Systems for the first time in India is debuting the Advanced Hawk, the latest development of the world’s most successful jet trainer, in collaboration with the Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (HAL), at the 11th Aero India show.

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    SPECIAL FEATURE
    Andhra Pradesh: The Emerging Hub of Aerospace and Defence

    The new state of Andhra Pradesh is fast evolving into a preferred destination for global businesses in India. Andhra Pradesh, at 10.99%, clocked India?s highest GSDP growth rate in Financial Year 2016 FY16. The state is expected to consistently grow in double digits, 300-400 basis points ahead of India?s average GDP growth rate.

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    INTERVIEW HONEYWELL
    Make in India, Core of Honeywell’s Strategy

    Honeywell Aerospace is a manufacturer of aircraft engines and avionics, as well as a producer of auxiliary power units (APUs) and other aviation products. Headquartred in Phoenix, Arizona, it is a division of the Honeywell International conglomerate. In an interview with SP’s ShowNews, the Country Head, Defense & Space, Aerospace- India, Honeywell International, Faizi Mohsini talks about the journey in India over the last 20 years.

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    INDUSTRY REPORT
    Rockwell Collins in Sync with India Aspirations

    Rockwell Collins is a pioneer in the design, production and support of innovative solutions for its customers in aerospace and defence. Its expertise in flight-deck avionics, cabin electronics, mission communications, information management and simulation and training is strengthened by its global service and support network spanning 150 countries.

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    SPECIAL STORY
    The Other Dimension of Regional Connectivity in India

    The Regional Connectivity Scheme initiative has energised the nation. However, if we are looking to improve connectivity, we should also not overlook the existing markets that are currently underserved. Going from Point A to B requires air travellers to make an often lengthy transit through Point C. Such markets have existing passengers who would immediately benefit from improved connectivity, leading to further demand stimulation and growth. People prefer direct connectivity and it allows the airlines to maximise yield by offering a better network.

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    SPECIAL REPORT
    Strong Dassault Aviation Presence at Aero India

    The Dassault Aviation group is showcasing its dual military and civil know-how at Aero India. Dassault Aviation’s large-scale presence at this prestigious air show reflects the long-standing relationship of trust between the Group and its Indian customers.

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    SPECIAL REPORT
    IAI Gains Momentum in Cyber Space

    Cyber business at Israel Aerospace industries (IAI) continues to grow and the company’s cyber contracts in 2016 totalled over $100 million, all of which were deals in the field of cyber intelligence, cyber forensics and analysis, and national-level cyber defence centres. In addition, IAI and ELTA’s boards of directors authorised the establishment of a designated division for the cyber business as part of IAI’s subsidiary, ELTA subsidiary. Esti Peshin was appointed as General Manager of IAI’s Cyber Division.

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    INDUSTRY REPORT
    BEL Aims at 12-15% Growth

    Bharat Electronics Limited (BEL) is a Navratna defence public sector undertaking established in 1954. With nine factories, it primarily manufacturers advanced electronic products for the Indian armed forces. The Chairman and Managing Director, M.V. Gowtama, talks about BEL’s road map.

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    PHOTO FEATURE
    Preview: Aero India 2017

    EXCLUSIVE

Aero India 2017 - Special Issues

  • SP's Aviation
    2/2017
  • SP's Land Forces
    1/2017
  • SP's Naval Forces
    1/2017
  • SP's MAI
    3/2017
  • SP's AirBuz
    1/2017
  • BizAvIndia
    1/2017