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Category Archives: Capital Procurement

Make-II Makes a Move

By Team Q-Tech 

The Society of Indian Defence Manufacturers (SIDM) in collaboration with CII is conducted the Indian Army MAKE Seminar 2018 at the behest of the Indian Army on Monday, 29 October 2018.  The Key speakers were Dr. Ajay Kumar, Secretary (DP), Lt Gen Devraj Anbu Vice Chief of...

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Rafale Deal and Offset Obligations

The offset obligations of the OEMs will assist in creating an eco-system supporting indigenous capabilities through manufacturing skill sets, processes, technology, integration and test techniques into the private sector  and thus be part of  Global supply chain.

The Rafale fighter jets deal has offset contracts worth at...

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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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Rafale Fighter Deal: Unwarranted Controversy

The deliberate embroiled controversies are generated by desperate inimical forces encouraged by paid sources to coerce the decision makers having impact on  even for future procurement thus jeopradising defence capabilities...

The political controversy around purchase of 36 Rafale Fighter Aircraft over contract costs,...

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Cyber Security –An Overview

The proliferation of technology  presents new cyber security challenges and leads to significant national risks. Cyber security can help prevent cyber attacks, data breaches and identity theft.

Rapid growth in Internet access, use of Internet-enabled devices, and the availability of high speed information technology systems...

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Issues in Reckoning Indigenous Content in Defence Procurement

The objective of Indigenous contents and Value addition  in Offset in  the procurement procedure  is undoubtedly more important from the point of view of strategic autonomy that the technologies that go into manufacturing of defence equipment are indigenous.

The Defence Procurement Procedure 2016 (DPP 2016) lays a...

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Strategic Partnership Inching Forward

With the issue of second RFI under SP model the Process has inched a bit. The model can  build a formidable indigenous defence industry provided MoD streamlining the issues concerned with the process.

The Strategic Partnership policy laying down the qualification criteria with the financial and technical parameters for selection of OEM and Indian...

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Small Arms Procurement

The irony is, despite in house requirement and assured orders, the design and production agencies have not been able to meet the Forces huge requirement of small arms, which has resulted in India spending billions of dollars on Small Arms import.

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A draft Task Sheet for the Defence Planning Committee (DPC)

The Defence Planning Committee need to facilitate an institutional arrangement that integrates the various stake holders defence production and procurement to correct the existing eco system. The author deliberates...

Following up on its earlier attempt at establishing a Defence Planning Body in 1977 which did not achieve...

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