qtech_logo_t

Monthly Archives: December 2017

OFB Intends Sourcing From MSME

DGOF is keen to partner with Private Sector for purchase of locally designed, developed and manufactured products; thus speeding up the defence procurement, with a pronounced stress on self-reliance in defence production. The aim is to have higher indigenization of content in the existing 'Buy (Indian)' and 'Buy and Make (Indian)' schemes.

Read more

INS Kalvari Commissioned

INS Kalvari, the first of the indigenous Scorpene-class Submarines was commissioned in the Indian Navy. INS Kalvari is the first of the six Scorpene-class submarines built by Mazagon Dock Limited as the part of Project-75 with technology from French Naval Defence (Ex-DCNS). The first four submarines will be conventional, while the last two...

Read more

Tata, GE Tie-Up For Engine Parts

Tata Group and General Electric (GE) have signed an agreement to manufacture CFM International LEAP engine components at Tata Advanced Systems Limited (TASL) facility as a part of GE’s global supply chain. Under the strategic partnership, GE Aviation and Tata will open up a Centre of Excellence (CoE) to help develop a robust...

Read more

CAPF Modernisation

The government will spend Rs 1,054 Crores in the next two years on the procurement of modern weapons, vehicles and other gadgets for the CRPF, BSF, CISF, ITBP, SSB, NSG and Assam Rifles .Three more central forensic laboratories will also come up in Pune, Bhopal and Guwahati to help law enforcement agencies in...

Read more

Navy Issued Global Torpedo RFI to Meet Urgent Needs

Indian Defence Ministry has issued a Request for Information (RFI) to global torpedo firms, for supplying over 100 heavyweight torpedoes for the Indian Navy’s Scorpene submarines. Most likely the RFI went out to 5-6 torpedo OEMs. Earlier too, the Navy has issued the torpedo RFI in August, and replies received in November from...

Read more

Tech to Ground Rogue Drones

Indian Civil Aviation Ministry has started discussing with companies to identify a technology that can bring down rogue drones. Recently, Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) has also announced a draft policy for drones and has categorized drones into five segments on the basis of weight — from 250 grams to over 150...

Read more

Defence – Import

India, Saudi Arabia, UAE, China and Algeria have emerged as the top importers of arms and military services during the five year period of 2012-2016, as per SIPRI report. These countries accounted for 34 percent of all global imports with India leading with 13 percent for all arms imports, spending $55,923 million. However,...

Read more

S-400 System Deal Soon

India and Russia are in the advanced stage to ink the deal for Russian S-400 Air Defence System. Technical details are being discussed including the exact number of systems that will be bought by India. The deal will also include pricing, training, transfer of technologies and; setting up of command and control centers.

Read more