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Some o f the recent measures taken to maintain the cutting edge in defence production are outlined by the Ministry of Defence in the parliament
An innovation ecosystem for Defence titled Innovations for Defence Excellence (iDEX) aimed at creation of an ecosystem to foster innovation and technology development launched
Main theme of the DefExpo India- 2020 will be ‘India: The Emerging Defence Manufacturing Hub’ and focus will be on ‘Digital Transformation of Defence’.
Non-finalization of the procurement proposals by the users impacts the order book says the Ministry of Defence in the parliament
Raksha Mantri Mr Rajnath Singh has approved participation of private sector industries apart from OFBs and DPSUs for RM’s Awards for excellence.
Chief Executive Officer of IRRPL Maj Gen Sanjeev Sengermentioned it is a joint venture between Ordnance Factories Board (OFB) on the Indian side, and Rosonboron Exports and Concern Kalashnikov
Government simplifying rules, promotion of research, innovation in respect of MSMEs in Defence Industry.
Multiple media reports indicated that India has exported the first batch of Advanced Light torpedoes, Shyena to Myanmar, as part of an export deal worth $37.9 million.
Multiple media sources reported that the DRDO has successfully tested the Anti Tank Guided Missile Nag recently and a contract of Israeli Spike Missiles is in the offing
Indian Army is currently fielding the Milan 2 T and the Konkurs Anti Tank Guided Missile (ATGM) lacking the fire and forget capabilities that mark the third and higher generation versions.
CAS is scheduled to visit various operational and training units as well as fly a sortie in the Russian Trainer aircraft YAK-130.
The Excalibur projectile increases precision and reduces the logistical burden for artillery forces claims manufacturer Raytheon
Multiple variants of the Akash Surface to Air Missile which is indigenously developed are under testing by the Defence Research Development Organisation
The message to the armed forces was clear, prioritise acquisitions or rebalance overly bloated revenue budget due to large outlay on pay and allowances.
Ministry of Defence in a Press Release indicated issue of four shipbuilding Requests for Proposal (RFP) for the acquisition of various ships and craft for the Navy and the Coast Guard
“Maareech” is an Advanced Torpedo Defence System (ATDS) for surface ships capable of providing reliable defence against a possible torpedo attack by vintage as well as modern torpedoes.
With DRDO assuring delivery of the MPATGM, media reports indicate that Ministry of Defence has cancelled plans to import Spike ATGM from Israel.
In reply to a question in the parliament on 24 June, the Ministry of Defence stated that the present capacity available in HAL is adequate to fulfil the existing orders/projects in hand.
In reply to a question in the parliament on 24 June, the Ministry of Defence stated that ‘Make in India’ programme is being used by the Government for defence procurements
Shooting down of United States RQ 4 A Global Hawk RPA by a relatively dated anti air missile by Iran on 19 June has raised questions over vulnerability of high value drones in hostile environment
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