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Monthly Archives: April 2018

‘MAKE IN INDIA’ ON TRACK IN ARTILLERY PROJECTS

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Artillery is the only Arm whose 'Make in India' project are on track. This would lead to early de-induction of obsolescent equipment and enhance the Firepower capabilities of the Indian Army at the time when India is plaguing by two front War and need to...

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DEFENCE PROCUREMENT: A REALITY CHECK

Recently, a defence ministry's report has picked up holes in India's arms-buying procedures and has painted a grim picture of how unreasonable delays are hindering the military's modernisation at a time when several key programmes are running years behind schedule and remain stuck...

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KENT PERISCOPES: A QUEENS AWARDEE FOR ENTERPRISE

Kent Periscopes is a leading international designer, manufacturer and supplier of unity vision periscopes,  vehicle sights and defence related equipment for armoured fighting vehicles such as main battle tanks and armoured personnel carriers.

In July 2016, Kent Periscopes became part of the Gooch & Housego (G&H) group of companies. The acquisition is...

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ANALYZING INDIAN DEFENCE BUDGET 2018-19

Indian military modernization is on the early stage, hence it requires more funds in each financial year. However, setting aside the huge outlay is not possible as there are many other crucial areas to cater as well. Therefore, government should work on other...

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ZEN Technologies Limited: LEADING BY EXAMPLE

Zen Technologies Limited is a leader in indigenous designing, development and manufacturing various types of state-of-the-art Simulators for training in Weapon systems. The company is a shining example of Indian Private sector in defence production. Besides excellence in their domain Zen has set...

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INDIA’S SMALL ARMS REQUIREMENT

The existing inventory of small arms clearly reflects our inability to develop and produce an indigenous next generation of small arms. We need to adapt PPP model with our Small Arms manufacturing Factories for current technology and to cater for the alarming deficiencies.

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TECHNOLOGY PERSPECTIVE & CAPABILITY ROADMAP 2018

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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INTERACTION WITH SH. SARTAJ SINGH, DIRECTOR (DEFENCE) SOLAR GROUP

Solar Group of Companies with its parent company 'Solar Industries India Limited' (SIIL) and its wholly owned subsidiary 'Economic Explosives Limited' (EEL) are the largest manufacturer and exporter of Industrial Explosives and Initiating Systems in the Country. Based in Nagpur, SIIL is listed...

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ARMOUR-ED ON THE MOVE : MKU

Militaries all over the world are in the process of upgrading their ageing land platforms due continually evolving technologically advanced threats. Anti-tank mines and IEDs have become the weapon of choice in recent years, resulting to the urgent need of APC and other armoured vehicles with enhanced protection. APC and Infantry Fighting Vehicles...

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