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EMERGING STARTUPS IN INDIAN DEFENCE ECOSYSTEM

India's focus on indigenization cannot be completed unless startups are included in the supply chain. There are above 6,000 MSMEs across the country, supplying components and sub-assemblies to DPSU and OFB. To initiate MSMEs and startups to actively participate in defence manufacturing beside...

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INDIGENIZATION WAY FORWARD

India's defence industrial base continues to be associated with a huge amount of inefficiency. Measured in any performance parameter such as innovation, customer satisfaction, timely delivery, productivity and export earnings, they portray a rather dismal picture. India is the world's largest arms importing...

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INDIAN NAVY DELAY IN MAJOR PLATFORMS INDUCTION

The Indian Navy's fleet of aircraft carrier, landing platform docks and minesweeping is diminishing. Many of the projects are in pipeline but will take more than five years to add on. Moreover, the over flooded order book of the DPSUs and urgent requirement...

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GROWING DEFENCE EXPORT

The Indian defence export's graph has started mounting year-on-year. On one hand it is good for the country's foreign reserves; on the other hand it will surely benefit manufacturers as requirements of the Indian Armed Forces alone are unlikely to provide the economy...

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Disinvestment in DPSUS – need for more of it

The primary objective of the government in setting up public undertakings was the prosperity of the nation and not making profits.  Disengaging the capital locked up in these undertakings and redeploying it in developmental projects would pay better social and economic dividends in the long...

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MILITARY MAINTENANCE, REPAIR AND OVERHAUL (MRO)

The global Aircraft MRO is a multi-billion dollar industry growing at a robust rate year-on-year; however the Indian market is still to catch up. The Team Q-Tech explains the estimated market size of MRO and its market segments…
Maintenance, Repair and...
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NEED FOR POWERFUL RIFLES!

Sniper Rifle due to its design features and effectiveness is essential requirement for deployment on our borders to engage non conventional war wagers such as terrorists and infiltrators.
Ministry of Defence is desirous of procuring approximately 5000 Sniper Rifles for the Indian Army and has floated the global...
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DEFENCE BUDGET 2017-18: PRELIMINARY ANALYSIS

The overall Defence budget and capital allocation  this year is not only insufficient but also does not seem to be in sync with the respective modernization plans of the three defence services, as the lion's share will go towards meeting committed liabilities, not leaving much for new...
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‘MAKE-IN- INDIA’: DESIGN AND DEVELOPMENT PERSPECTIVE

The 'Make' procedure enumerated in DPP 2016 seems to be a sincere effort to engage the industry in design, development and manufacturing related to defence projects. However, there are grey areas which need to be addressed in order to meet high User expectations for timely delivery of...
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AWAITING STRATEGIC PARTNERSHIP MODEL

Dr VK Aatre Task Force has submitted recommendations on Strategic Partnership which are under consideration. Hopefully MoD will put the process on rail soon.
Dr VK Aatre Task Force set up was based on recommendations of Expert Committee (Jul 2015) for 'Strategic Partnership' model for platforms of strategic...
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