Posts Tagged: "Dr. Vivek Lall"

Vivek Lall leading new RIL tech venture

Lall, who joined Reliance Industries Limited (RIL) two weeks back, is reporting directly to the Chairman and Managing Director, Mukesh Ambani. His brief is to stand up the new venture, which will focus on technologies like advanced material sciences and advanced communications technologies, that are likely to have a bouquet of applications in the homeland security, aerospace and defense sectors.

Vivek Lall to leave Boeing

After more than 14 years of service, the head of Boeing Defense, Space and Security in India, is leaving the company at the end of this month. Dr. Vivek Lall has spent the last four years driving Boeing’s presence in the Indian defense market.

Boeing offers suped-up F/A-18 for MMRCA

US defense and aerospace company Boeing is offering a charged-up engine to power its F/A-18 Super Hornet, in the race to win the Indian Air Force (IAF) tender for 126 Medium Multi Role Combat Aircraft (MMRCA).

US tanker contest to decide IAF bids

The Indian Air Force contest for mid-air refueling tanker aircraft will depend on how a United States Air Force competition for a massive order for 179 tankers plays out towards the end of the year.

F/A-18 as good as 5th gen: US Navy

The US Navy has compared the Boeing F/A-18 Super Hornet to fifth generation fighter aircraft, making a strong pitch for its selection in the 126 Medium Multi Role Combat Aircraft (MMRCA) contest of the Indian Air Force (IAF). It also said intends to keep the aircraft in service beyond 2035.