Category Archives: Cover Story

COVID-19 and Impact on Indian Defence Industry

The Covid-19 pandemic will push the Government to balance between economic stability, health care and geopolitical risk, and in the given environment, conservative spending in Defence is expected. The MoD needs to focus on realignment of needs...

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Achieving Self Reliance: Still A Long Way To Go

Self Reliance in Defence sector is the need of the hour as it holds vital importance for both strategic and economic reasons for any country. However, India has not been able to achieve the same despite tall claims by the Government-owned production units, hence,...

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Digital Transformation and Indian Defence Industry

'Industry 4.0' is  an approach that uses advanced technologies to control over the entire product lifecycle keeping in mind to make the entire process cost effective by reducing the production costs while improving product quality and production scalability and individualization by means of digitalization of...

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India’s Defence Budget 2019-20

Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman, presenting her maiden budget on July 05, 2019, kept unchanged the allocation provided to the Ministry of Defence (MoD) in the interim budget on February 01, at Rs 4,31,011 crore ($ 61.96 billion).1 Nonetheless, she changed the composition of the...

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Artillery Guns on Upward Trajectory

The recent induction of types of artillery guns signals a momentum for the Make in India in defence production. Besides boosting the artillery power of the Indian Army after almost 31 years, the indigenous production will equip units with cost-effective platforms and even open avenues...

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Innovations for Defence Excellence

The emerging dimensions of threats and the contingencies the global defence  landscape is expanding with enabling technologies having  potential to cause disruptive effects on military capabilities and geopolitical competitions.

The Prime Minister Narendra Modi during Def Expo - 2018 mentioned new and emerging technologies like...

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The 'Make in India' policy, can potentially be a turning point in India's endeavor to have a robust home-grown defence industrial base. This initiative will pave the way for Defence Industry to realize its dream for self-reliance and sustenance. However, to accomplish this dream, India needs to...
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The first edition of the Technology Perspective & Capability Roadmap (TPCR) was published in Apr 2013. Numerous inputs have since been received from the industry and business organizations for making the document more informative for potential manufacturers. TPCR- 2018 released by MoD in Feb 2018...

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