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Latest Articles in defence equipment

Time To Step Up Defence Innovation & Modernization; Services Must Be The Primary Driving Force Behind All Defence R&D

Modernization is an inescapable and inexorable need of the defence forces in India. The thrust on technology and innovation is an imperative for both the establishment and industry. Instead of adopting a lead role in technological innovation in drone and anti- drone capability by virtue of the available expertise in IT, the country scrambled to hastily acquire even basic equipment. In the face of each crisis, the Armed Forces end up looking far and beyond and yet again initiate a complex cycle of procurement with Original Equipment Manufacturers (OEM), mostly foreign. What is the way out then? The Indian Armed Forces must step into the role of the soldiers- scientist, taking ownership of the weaponry and technology that they depend on, to defend our country, writes Manish Kumar Jha.

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In A Major Policy Thrust Defence Ministry Sets The Second List Of 108 Military Items Under Self-Reliance & Defence Exports

Defence Ministry today notified the 'second List' to boost indigenisation in the Defence sector. Defence Minister approved a proposal of the Department of Military Affairs, Ministry of Defence (MoD) to notify the ‘Second Positive Indigenisation List’ of 108 items. MoD sets the export target of Rs 35,000 crore as Indian defence industry is striving to be part of the global defence value chain and one of the leading countries in the defence sector.

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Growing Role Of GPS Smartwatches In Defence Sector

With the rapid advancements in technologies usage of military wearables have become an integral part of the defence sector.

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India To Purchase Over $3 Billion Defence Equipment From US: Trump

New Delhi and Washington are yet to sign a trade deal, but the two countries would begin talks to strike a comprehensive agreement, Trump and Modi said.

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Government Keeps Defence Below The Radar In Union Budget 2019

In terms of policy makeover, the Government has exempted import of defence equipment from basic customs duty. Instead, added a clause by increasing taxation on items made in India.

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India, US Nearing Industrial Security Pact For Defence Tech Transfers

Disputes over trade and protectionist moves have escalated between the two countries in recent months, but defence ties remain strong with Washington seeking to build Indian capabilities as a counterweight to China.

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Aerospace Manufacturing In India: A Coming Of Age

The sector witnessed significant activity both in terms of policy implementation and deals between global and national players

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Jindal Stainless (Hisar) To Make High-nitrogen Steel For Defence Sector

High Nitrogen Steel, a ballistic and blast protection material, to significantly reduce weight and costs of armed forces vehicles

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Alpha Design Technologies Plans To Raise Rs 500 Crore Through IPO

It has supplied defence electronics equipment worth $100 million in the past 5 years and hold a confirmed order book of more than $250 million for the next 3 years

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