Category Archives: Proc Policy

Rafale Fighter Deal: Unwarranted Controversy

The deliberate embroiled controversies are generated by desperate inimical forces encouraged by paid sources to coerce the decision makers having impact on  even for future procurement thus jeopradising defence capabilities...

The political controversy around purchase of 36 Rafale Fighter Aircraft over contract costs,...

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Cyber Security –An Overview

The proliferation of technology  presents new cyber security challenges and leads to significant national risks. Cyber security can help prevent cyber attacks, data breaches and identity theft.

Rapid growth in Internet access, use of Internet-enabled devices, and the availability of high speed information technology systems...

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Indigenisation of Defence Production in India

Capabilities of the Armed Forces are measured by the combination of doctrine and technology. To fight through the fog of war self reliance is a must..... The author deliberates way ahead.
Current Perspective

Capabilities of the Armed Forces are measured by the combination of doctrine...

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Issues in Reckoning Indigenous Content in Defence Procurement

The objective of Indigenous contents and Value addition  in Offset in  the procurement procedure  is undoubtedly more important from the point of view of strategic autonomy that the technologies that go into manufacturing of defence equipment are indigenous.

The Defence Procurement Procedure 2016 (DPP 2016) lays a...

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Private Sector Participation in Defence Procurement: A Reality Check

'Make in India' in Defence production has not taken off for myriad reasons. Given the pace at which things are moving, the ability of the government to navigate through the Indian business environment by streamlining the defense procurement procedures and facilitation of the private sector on fair competitive...
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Strategic Partnership Inching Forward

With the issue of second RFI under SP model the Process has inched a bit. The model can  build a formidable indigenous defence industry provided MoD streamlining the issues concerned with the process.

The Strategic Partnership policy laying down the qualification criteria with the financial and technical parameters for selection of OEM and Indian...

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Small Arms Procurement

The irony is, despite in house requirement and assured orders, the design and production agencies have not been able to meet the Forces huge requirement of small arms, which has resulted in India spending billions of dollars on Small Arms import.

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Boosting Indigenisation in Defence

MoD has claimed a major boost to indigenisation in Defence, where in Engine Factory Avadi (EFA) Chennai a part of Ordanace Factory Board has successfully indigenised parts of Engines of Main Battle Tanks T-72 & T-90 being produced under license from Russia.  These  Engines were developed by Chelyabinsk Tractor Plant, Ukraine and the...

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A draft Task Sheet for the Defence Planning Committee (DPC)

The Defence Planning Committee need to facilitate an institutional arrangement that integrates the various stake holders defence production and procurement to correct the existing eco system. The author deliberates...

Following up on its earlier attempt at establishing a Defence Planning Body in 1977 which did not achieve...

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