HITS & MISSES
IN THE SLOW LANE...
Several defence technology joint ventures announced in 2012 are yet to take off
Raven UAVsShort hand-held UAVs that have a range of 100 km and an endurance of 60-90 minutes. Useful for battalion-sized army formations
Jet enginesIndia is looking at engine technology to revive its indigenous Kaveri engine as well as for stealth engine technology to power the Advanced Medium Combat Aircraft (AMCA)
Aircraft carrier technology The US has offered India Electro-Magnetic Launch Systems orEMALS for its future aircraft carriers