This year despite the pandemic, Aero India has 600 exhibitors with 522 being Indian and 78 being foreign. The main highlight of this year’s Aero India edition shall remain as ‘Atmanirbharta’ or self-reliance of the Indian defence and aerospace industry as also goes the tagline ‘Atmanirbhar Bharat ki Udaan’.
In June 2016, the US elevated India to a ‘Major Defence Partner’, a status no other country holds
In an Exclusive interview, the new IAI President and CEO Boaz Levy, details their existing footprint and future plans for India
“When India speaks of becoming self-reliant, it doesn’t advocate a self-centred system. In India’s self-reliance, there is a concern for the whole world’s happiness, cooperation and peace” —Narendra Modi, Prime Minister of India
Surendra Ahuja, Managing Director, Boeing Defence India talks about Boeing’s presence in India, the upcoming opportunities and their support to the growth of an indigenous aerospace and defence ecosystem
Every year, Schiebel reinvests up to 30 per cent of its profits into the further development of the S-100 to ensure the whole system stays at the forefront of this technology. Also its imporant to note that S-100 is an extremely flexible, multi-role, multi-domain asset. Neil Hunter, Global Head of Business Development, Schiebel gives an overview of Camcopter VTOL UAS and how the Indian Armed Forces can benefit from it.
Saab’s Double EagleMkIV can be an effective addition to India’s Mine Counter Measure (MCM) capabilities, says Ola Rignell, Managing Director, Saab India
“Raytheon Technologies has invested heavily in expanding our footprint in India over the years. Across our businesses, we employ approximately 5,700 people in India, and are one of the largest exporters in the aerospace and defence sector in India”
In an interview, Ashmita Sethi, President and Country Head, Pratt & Whitney talks about their MRO services, their initiatives towards cleaner skies and how airlines are benefitting from their GTF technology
Exactly twenty years ago I solemnly gifted a memento to my ship on behalf of the Officers of my department. The memento was a solid 3 x 1.5 feet carved wooden frame, that surrounded two beautifully painted war elephants.
Israel Aerospace Industries (IAI) will take part in the Aero India 2021 exhibition, slated to take place between February 3-5 in Bengaluru, India. The Company expects to expand its cooperation with local leaders in integrating strategic state-of-the-art systems for the Indian Ministry of Defence in several fields and in accordance with the Indian Government’s ‘Make in India’ policy.
Over a half-a-century back, humans stepped on the moon and the space exploration beyond our home planet has only expanded ever since. Space based applications and services have grown in multitude over the years than it was originally anticipated.