Tag Archives: India

India to Acquire $737M in BAE-Made Artillery Guns in US FMS Transaction

India has signed $737 million contract to procure 145 BAE Systems Inc.-developed artillery guns through a foreign military sales transaction with the U.S. government, Defense News reported Wednesday. Vivek Raghuvanshi writes the British defense contractor’s U.S. subsidiary will supply the M777A2 LW155 ultralight howitzers and set up an assembly integration and test …

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India Looks to Acquire General Atomics-Built Predator B Guardian Drone, Electromagnetic Aircraft Launch System

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Nov. 16, 2016 — The Indian navy has expressed an intent to acquire the General Atomics-built Predator B Guardian surveillance drone and electromagnetic aircraft launch system, ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday. The Indian Express reported Aug. 1 that India has sent letters of request to the Defense Department to procure 22 …

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Microsoft Launches Cybersecurity Engagement Center in India

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Oct. 25, 2016 — Microsoft (Nasdaq: MSFT) has established a new facility in India that will work to build on the company’s public-private partnership efforts and address cybersecurity challenges in the country, ExecutiveBiz reported Monday. Gadgets 360 reported Sunday the Cybersecurity Engagement Center in India will be Microsoft’s seventh …

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U.S., India Near Joint Production Deal for Javelin Missile Tech

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Sept. 23, 2016 — The U.S. and India are close to reaching a deal to jointly manufacture the Javelin anti-tank guided missile technology, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. Defense News reported Wednesday that Javelin Joint Ventures, a Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT)-Raytheon (NYSE: RTN) joint venture, and Tata Group‘s Tata Power Strategic Engineering Division have signed a letter of …

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DoD Supports Boeing, Lockheed Plans to Found F-18, F-16 Manufacturing Lines in India

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Sept. 8, 2016 —The Defense Department voiced support for Lockheed Martin‘s (NYSE: LMT) and Boeing‘s (NYSE: BA) plans to establish manufacturing for their F-16 and F-18 fighter jets in India under the Make in India project, ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday. The companies will lead technology transfers and build F-16 and F-18 aircraft platform production …

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Lockheed-Raytheon JV, Tata Power Partner to Develop Anti-Armor Missile System

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Sept. 1, 2016 — A Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) and Raytheon (NYSE: RTN) joint venture has signed a letter of intent with Tata Power to jointly develop and produce Javelin anti-tank guided missile systems, ExecutiveBiz said Wednesday. Raytheon said Wednesday its Javelin Joint Venture will partner with Tata Power’s strategic engineering division to develop …

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Lockheed Eyes Move to India for F-16 Manufacturing Base

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Aug. 25, 2016 — Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) plans to move the manufacturing base for the company’s F-16 aircraft to India in efforts to secure a potential order of more than 150 fighter jets under a military modernization program by the Indian government, ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday. Bloomberg reported Tuesday the …

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Northrop Grumman Subsidiary Completes Initial Design Review on AstroMesh Reflector

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Aug. 18, 2016 — A subsidiary of Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC) has concluded preliminary design review on the AstroMesh radar antenna reflector for a joint satellite program between NASA and India’s space research organization, ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday. Northrop said Tuesday Astro Aerospace conducted the review to move the program forward to detailed …

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Lockheed Eyes $15B Export Potential for ‘Made in India’ F-16 Jets

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Aug. 5, 2016 — Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) anticipates $15 billion in potential exports of the F-16 fighter jet with the proposed transfer of that aircraft’s production to India, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. The Economic Times reported Thursday that an F-16 production line in India could lead to export sales of …

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Riverbed Unveils New R&D Center in India

TYSONS CORNER, VA, July 22, 2016 — Riverbed Technology has opened a new facility in India that will work to support its research and development work on application performance and cloud networking technology, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. The company said Wednesday Kartik Subbanna, its vice president of engineering in India, will manage the R&D …

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