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Category Archives: Proc Policy

WAY AHEAD IN DEFENCE TRADE AND TECHNOLOGY INITIATIVE (DTTI)

The role of DTTI in developing new areas of technology cooperation in the defence sector through co-development and co-production assumes significance. It would help United States to tap the Indian market potential and at the same time, technology knowhow would make India less...

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PAYMENT WOES OF THE INDIAN VENDORS

The system of payment to defence vendors is not as complex as the common experience of chronic delays in release of payment would suggest. The author deliberates the reasons and way forward to obviate the delays.

 

Nothing upsets a vendor more...

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EMERGING CONTOUR OF STRATEGIC PARTNERSHIP MODEL

The new Strategic Partnership Model will not just encourage production of critical defence equipment in the country, but will also reduce our huge dependence on defence imports. Furthermore, it will promote a healthy competition, empower Indian and foreign companies to work together and adapt their...

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INTEGRATING DEFENCE IN NATIONAL OBJECTIVES

The recently launched revised version of 'Joint Doctrine Indian Armed Forces 2017' by the Indian Defence Ministry is a step towards integration. Apparently, India needs integration in other areas too, for the smooth working of defence sector and for effectively utilizing the limited...

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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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