Monthly Archives: April 2021

MoD approves enhanced financial powers in the ‘Make-I category’

The Government has approved enhanced financial powers in the ‘Make-I category’ under which Government funding up to 70% of the prototype development cost is available for Design & Development of equipment, systems, major platforms or upgrades. Chief of Integrated Defence Staff to the Chairman Chiefs of Staff Committee (CISC), Vice Chief of Army...

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HAL order book to cross Rs 1 Lakh Crores next year

DPSU Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (HAL) reported an 85% of increased profit of Rs 853 Crores in Q3 FY21 as compared to Rs 460 Crores in 2020-21. Further, there was also an increase in revenue by 22% since last year which stood at Rs 4455 Crores last year in comparison to Rs 5425 Crores...

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GSL to build Damage Control Simulator for the Indian Navy

The Indian Navy will be soon receiving the state-of-the-art Damage Control Simulator (DCS) which is going to be indigenously built by the Goa Shipyard Limited (GSL). Basically, a DCS is a training system that simulates a realistic and stressful but controlled environment for crew training in damage control and repair for ships in...

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OFC Kanpur, Field-gun factory to manufacture components for Arjun Mark 1A Tanks

Ordnance Factory (OFC) Kanpur and Field-Gun Factory in Kanpur has been given the responsibility of manufacturing barrel and breach mechanism components for Arjun Mark 1A Tanks for the Indian Army. Till date, a total of 114 Arjun tanks have been ordered for development in the next 3 years by using 100% indigenous technology.

Govt. delegates financial powers for capital procurement in Armed Forces

The Government recently has approved further delegation of financial powers under Capital Procurement to levels below Vice-Chief of Armed Forces. As per the approval, under ‘Other Capital Procurement Procedure (OCPP)’ of Defence Acquisition Procedure-2020, financial powers up to Rs 100 Crores has been delegated to General Officer Commanding-in-Chief (GOC-in-C), Flag Officer Commanding-in-Chief (FOC-in-C),...

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MDL delivers third Scorpene-class submarine to Indian Navy

Mazagon Dock Limited shipyard (MDL) in Mumbai has delivered the third Scorpene-class submarine, named as Karanj, to the Indian Navy. The submarine is expected to be commissioned with the Indian Navy in the coming weeks.

Earlier in 2005, India had ordered 6 Scorpene class submarines as part of the Project 75 program....

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Tonbo Imaging bags order from BDL for indigenizing new missile seeker

Tonbo Imaging has bagged a deal from Bharat Dynamics Ltd. (BDL) to supply BDL to supply the EO-IR (electro-optical-infrared) seeker and command launcher unit (CLU) that controls and launches the missile and engages with the target before launch. This will be used for the Anti-Tank Guided Missile program that BDL is building for...

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India clears eight defence deals in the last 6 months

In the last six months, India clears eight major defence deals which are as under:

LCA Tejas Mk 1A – MoD signs a Rs 48,000 Crores deal with HAL to supply 83 new Light Combat Aircraft (LCA) Tejas for the IAF.

Software Defined Radio Tactical (SDR-Tac) – The Government signed an...

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