Interview: Super Hornet automatically lends itself to enhanced maritime cooperation between India, US navies (Part 1)

Boeing Defence India managing director Surendra Ahuja tells Defence.Capital editor N. C. Bipindra that to fully achieve the objectives of ‘Make in India’, the country needs to provide positive incentives to Original Equipment Manufacturers towards investments in the development and growth of the local aerospace and defence ecosystem, […]

Interview: Third aircraft carrier critical security imperative, economically prudent: Admiral Karambir Singh (Part-2)

India’s Chief of Naval Staff Admiral Karambir Singh tells Defence.Capital editor N. C. Bipindra in this Part-2 of an exclusive interaction earlier this month that India’s national interests, including security interests, are intrinsically linked to the seas and extend across the vast seascape of the Indo-Pacific. Q.      The […]

Interview: India Navy modernisation driven by focus on combat readiness: Admiral Karambir Singh (Part 1)

India’s Chief of Naval Staff Admiral Karambir Singh tells Defence.Capital editor N. C. Bipindra in this Part 1 of an exclusive interaction earlier this month that the Indian Navy‘s modernisation focus is based on ‘Ordnance on Target’ as an important measure of combat effectiveness; and acquisition of mission-capable […]

India ministry confers Green Channel status on L&T Defence

New Delhi: India‘s leading engineering, procurement and construction projects, manufacturing, defence and services conglomerate Larsen & Toubro‘s (L&T’s) defence arm was today awarded the coveted ‘Green Channel‘ status for major naval weapon delivery systems. The Ministry of Defence‘s (MoD’s) Directorate General Quality Assurance (DGQA) accorded the status to […]