Category Archives: Production


The existing inventory of small arms clearly reflects our inability to develop an indigenous next generation of small arms successor of all variants. Rather than depending on Govt agencies in design and development and production, we need to adapt PPP...
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Self Reliance: An Illusive Goal?

A high degree of Self Reliance on defence products is of vital importance for both strategic and economic reasons for any country. However, India has not been able to achieve the same despite often repeated statements from power to be, with no tangible effect.

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Ammunition Procurement from Indian Industry


By Col Ajit singh (Retd)

The continuing delay in Army plan to procure different variants of Ammunition from Private Sector by establishing the manufacturing facility and supplying for a contractual period of ten years under “manufacture of ammunition for Indian Army by Private Indian industry”- initiative of Govt of India seems to...

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Capability Development in Defence Production

India needs to involve capability development by increasing know-how, design and system integration through co-production, and high-technology joint research and development.

As the new government has take over, the task at the Ministry of Defence is well cut out. The requirement of defense equipment has...

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HAL: Turbulence Ahead

By Team Q-Tech

Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (HAL) is the largest DPSU providing comprehensive solutions to the Services in Military aviation. However its performance has not been adding any Ratana as revealed in the reports of Parliamentary standing committees and the CAG.

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