Tag: Narendra Modi

India To Buy Rescue Aircraft From Japan For $1.5-$1.6 Billion

Reading Time: < 1 minute India’s Defence Ministry will agree today to purchase 12 amphibious rescue aircraft from Japanese manufacturer ShinMaywa Industries worth $1.5 billion-$1.6 billion, the Nikkei news paper reported on Sunday. Japan and India have been holding talks on the purchase for more than two years. It would one of Japan’s first sales of military equipment since Prime Minister […]

Russia-India Sign Agreement to Jointly Produce Ka-226T Helicopters

Reading Time: < 1 minute The signing of the agreement was in the presence of Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Russian President Vladimir Putin. “The joint venture for local production of the helicopter is a profoundly new and substantial step in the development of cooperation beyween India and Russia. The fleet of Russian-made helicopters in India is over 400 […]

India Develops New Aviation Policy as It Gears-up For ‘Make in India’ Campaign

Reading Time: 2 minutes India’s air cargo throughput is expected to grow by more than 180% over the next 15 years as the government implements several supply chain improvements as part of its ‘Make in India’ campaign. Speaking at the Air Cargo India event in Mumbai, Renu Singh Parmar, senior adviser at the Ministry of Civil Aviation said its […]