Articles in Defence Industry

Can India be the Next Global Manufacturing Hub?

Can India be the Next Global Manufacturing Hub?

By: Dr Kogila Balakrishnan and Saurabh Kukreja | Issue: Courtesy: IDSA | Date: 21 Nov , 2020

The COVID-19 pandemic laid bare the vulnerability of existing global manufacturing supply chains. It is likely to lead to global suppliers rethinking the resilience of their supply chain...

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FDI in Defence Manufacturing-26-49-100 Percent

FDI in Defence Manufacturing-26-49-100 Percent

By: Air Marshal Dhiraj Kukreja | Issue: Vol. 34.1 Jan-Mar 2019 | Date: 06 Nov , 2020

There are times when a nation is blessed with decisive leadership, which can take bold policy initiatives that would benefit future generations. In the budget of 2014, Foreign Direct Investment...

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Commander-in-Chief of the Russian Armed Forces awards Rosoboronexport with...

Commander-in-Chief of the Russian Armed Forces awards Rosoboronexport with...

By: IDR News Network | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 04 Nov , 2020

In line with Order No. 1 of the Supreme Commander-in-Chief of the Armed Forces of the Russian Federation Vladimir Putin dated October 15, 2020, Rosoboronexport JSC (part of Rostec State...

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Complexification and Public-Private Positioning in the Land Forces Armament...

Complexification and Public-Private Positioning in the Land Forces Armament...

By: Jai Patel | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 22 Oct , 2020

Since the fall of the Soviet Union, restructuring has pervaded the land forces defense industry. Without the needs demanded by such a threat, a transformation precipitated in the Western...

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Thales Partnering with the Indian Air Force for a better tomorrow, today

Thales Partnering with the Indian Air Force for a better tomorrow, today

By: Emmanuel de Roquefeuil | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 08 Oct , 2020

With initiatives and policy decisions on several fronts, India is marching steadfastly towards an era of Atmanirbharta. The country has shown will and muscle to become a global manufacturing...

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Indian Defence Private Sector: Some Initial Successes Yet Miles To Go

Indian Defence Private Sector: Some Initial Successes Yet Miles To Go

By: Lt Gen (Dr) VK Saxena (Retd.) | Issue: Vol. Apr-Jun 2020, (35.2) & Jul-Sep 2020, (35.3) | Date: 07 Oct , 2020

The much publicised Strategic Partnership Model (SPM) launched with a laudable aim to allow the growth of the private sector through the route of Joint Ventures with foreign OEMs failed to deliver...

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Corporatisation of Ordnance Factory Board: A Strategic Necessity for India

Corporatisation of Ordnance Factory Board: A Strategic Necessity for India

By: Anil Bhat | Issue: Courtesy: South Asia Monitor | Date: 26 Sep , 2020

An Empowered Group of Ministers has been constituted under the chairmanship of Defence Minister Rajnath Singh to oversee and guide the entire process of corporatisation of Ordnance Factory Board...

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Corporatizing the Defence Ordnance Factories: Gainful Employment of Support...

Corporatizing the Defence Ordnance Factories: Gainful Employment of Support...

By: Brig Pradeep Sharma | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 14 Sep , 2020

Introduction On the heels of my earlier article carried by IDR , some very important initiatives have been announced and steps taken by the Government. While these in my considered opinion have...

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Defence Production & Export Promotion Policy will be the oxygen for the industry

Defence Production & Export Promotion Policy will be the oxygen for the industry

By: Lt Gen (Dr) JS Bajwa | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 09 Sep , 2020

IBT: India has recently imposed an import embargo on 101 items in the defence sector. How well is the country positioned for indigenous manufacturing of these items? How can the government make...

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The Indian Army Contracts with Private Military Companies: Way Forward?

The Indian Army Contracts with Private Military Companies: Way Forward?

By: Brig Pradeep Sharma | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 04 Sep , 2020

Annually the armed forces release approximately 75,000 personnel (Officer and other ranks), well trained, skilled and experienced in various fields. The Army stays young and agile with this...

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Impact of Embargo on Defence Imports

Impact of Embargo on Defence Imports

By: Amit Cowshish | Issue: Courtesy: IDSA | Date: 21 Aug , 2020

The Ministry of Defence (MoD) announced an embargo on the import of 101 items through a press release issued on August 9, 2020.1 The annexure to this press release lists a wide range of embargoed...

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