Tag Archives: India

India Eyes General Atomics Drones for Maritime Surveillance

TYSONS CORNER, VA, June 29, 2016 — India’s government aims to procure 22 General Atomics Predator unmanned aircraft systems under a potential foreign military sales agreement with the U.S., ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday. Defense News reported Monday India has sent its letter of request on June 17 to purchase the UAS as a component of …

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Army Taps Lockheed, Northrop JV for $117M Apache Radar FMS Contract With India

A Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) and Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC) joint venture has secured a potential $116.7 million contract to produce fire control radar systems for India through a foreign military sales deal. Longbow LLC will also support the U.S. Army‘s Apache Attack Helicopter Project Management Office under the firm-fixed-price contract, the Defense …

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Raytheon Gets Indian Gov’t Order for 245 Stinger Missiles

TYSONS CORNER, VA, March 31, 2016 — Raytheon (NYSE: RTN) has received an order for 245 Stinger air-to-air missiles and launchers for India as part of a potential $3.1 billion foreign military sale agreement between the U.S. and Indian governments, ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday. The company said Wednesday the FMS deal would …

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Lockheed Martin Eyes Move of Some F-16 Production Work to India

TYSONS CORNER, VA, March 23, 2016 — Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) is working with the U.S. and Indian governments to discuss the potential move of some F-16 aircraft production operations to India, ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday. The Hindu newspaper reported Monday the plan works to support the country’s recapitalization targets for fighter jets and …

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BAE Systems Eyes India-Based M777 Howitzer Production Facility

TYSONS CORNER, VA, February 19, 2016 — BAE Systems and Mahindra have partnered to construct an assembly, integration and test facility in India for the British contractor’s M777 howitzers, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. BAE Systems said Wednesday the partnership is in line with the Indian government’s planned purchase of nearly 150 M777A2 LW155 artillery …

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PwC, India’s NIIT University Join Efforts to Offer Master’s Degree on Cybersecurity

TYSONS CORNER, VA, January 4, 2016 — PwC and NIIT University collaborated to offer a master’s degree program on cybersecurity that seeks to aid the demand for cybersecurity professionals in the coming years in India, ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday. The Economic Times reported Monday these soon-to-be professionals will work to secure …

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Microsoft’s Azure-Based Tools to Support Indian State Govt’s E-Citizen Services

TYSONS CORNER, VA, December 30, 2015 — Microsoft (Nasdaq: MSFT) has entered into an agreement with the local government of Andhra Pradesh in India for the deployment of cloud-based tools for education, agriculture and e-citizen services, ExecutiveBiz reported Monday. The Indian Express reported Monday the memorandum of understanding covers the implementation of …

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Report: India Plans $2B Purchase of 100 General Atomics Armed, Surveillance Drones

India plans to buy 100 General Atomics-built unmanned aerial vehicles worth $2 billion to support internal security and counterterrorism efforts and to help counter Chinese incursions into the country’s territory, PTI reported Tuesday. The news agency said industry sources have indicated India’s interest in both the armed Avenger drones and the …

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Lockheed Martin Receives $216M Apache Pilot Night-Vision Systems FMS Contract

Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) has received a $215.8 million contract to produce Modernized Target Acquisition Designation/Pilot Night Vision Systems for India’s Apache helicopters through a foreign military sales deal. The Defense Department said Wednesday the company will perform work in Orlando, Florida, through Dec. 31, 2021, under the contract with the …

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IBM Works on Tech-Driven Clean Air Projects in Johannesburg, Delhi

TYSONS CORNER, VA, December 14, 2015 — IBM (NYSE: IBM) will help the local governments of Johannesburg and Delhi utilize cognitive computing, analytics and Internet of Things technology to implement air quality management programs, ExecutiveBiz reported Friday. The company said Thursday the projects are part of its Green Horizons initiative in those …

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