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Monthly Archives: May 2017

DRDO Develops Pulse Detonation Engine

DRDO have developed a pulse detonation engine which is more powerful and has higher fuel efficiency than the gas turbine engines of flying systems currently. It can be used in cruise and anti-tank missile propulsion, unmanned aerial vehicles and is mechanically simpler engine in comparison to the gas turbine engine, it utilizes repetitive detonations of the fuel-oxidizer...

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PARTICIPATION OF SME IN DEFENCE PRODUCTION

The latest decision of MOD relating to release of 87 items so far being produced by the Ordnance Factories, for MSME sector, will definitely improve the operational efficiency of expenditure. Additionally, it will support the Indian MSME's participation in defence production.

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ARTY MODERNISATION ON TRACK

Indian Army  has about 260 artillery regiments, equipped with 3 variants of Arty Guns ie, 105 mm, 130 mm and 155 mm  each having 21 guns (including reserves). The field artillery need to be highly maneuverable both strategically & tactically and the Army has been...

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DEVELOPING DEFENCE TECHNOLOGY: WAY FORWARD

The focus on technology development will surely bring revolution in India, making itself sustainable. The boundaries between defence and commercial industries are likely to be blurred by cost effective technological innovations, benefitting all the sectors.

The technology sector is undergoing a significant...

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NEED FOR DE-MILITARISATION OF UNSERVICEABLE AMMUNITION

The CAG Report No 19 of 2015 on shortage of ammunition directly impairing the operational readiness of the force, is a cause of concern. The comprehensive report finds all aspects of Ammunition Management lacking, be it Demand Projection, Procurement, Production, Storage, Quality Assurance,...

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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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INDO-ISRAEL DEFENCE COOPERATION

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The Indo-Israel relation go beyond military relations. Currently Israel is the third largest supplier of defence items to India. However, looking at the defence contracts in pipeline, it is gearing to be the top supplier for Indian requirement for defence weapons and ammunition...

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AMMUNITION PRODUCTION IN PRIVATE SECTOR

The recently issued RFPs for ammunition by the Indian defence ministry is another initiative towards 'Make in India'. The development and production of ammunition is capital intensive and faces regulatory hassles like - production of explosives, test facilities and entity without long term...

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INTERACTION WITH MR. NEERAJ GUPTA, MD, MKU LTD, KANPUR

Our compliment on MKU emerging as shining example in Indian Defence SME segment through pioneer leadership in survivability through personal and platform protection, beside Night Vision Technology. MKU's latest patented technology MoST and Generation 6 PolyShield V6 armouring technology to build up to 40% lighter and thinner armour panels to protect the helicopter...

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PINAKA: THE INDIGENOUS DESIGN

PINAKA Launcher and Command Post is the first project designed and developed by DRDO  with active partnership with  Tata Power (SED)  and L&T. The Project being first such demonstrator to remove the doubt being raised on Indian Private sector industry capability in defence production.

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