Articles in Defence Industry

Atma Nirbhar in Defence Technology

Atma Nirbhar in Defence Technology

By: Laxman K Behera | Issue: Courtesy: IDSA | Date: 19 Aug , 2020

Following Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s “Vocal for Local” call and launch of Atma Nirbhar Bharat Abhiyan (Self-Reliant India Campaign), the Ministry of Defence (MoD) has tweaked its capital...

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NAVAL GROUP: A partner for all naval needs

NAVAL GROUP: A partner for all naval needs

By: IDR News Network | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 17 Aug , 2020

NAVAL GROUP as shipbuilder and integrator The NAVAL GROUP of today can trace its roots back to 1631, when France’s Louis XIII ordered the construction of new naval shipyards. More than just an...

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India can make major defence equipment

India can make major defence equipment

By: Col JK Achuthan (Retd.) | Issue: Vol 24.3 Jul-Sep 2009 | Date: 16 Aug , 2020

The Central Govt in India accords very high priority and funds allotment to cater for the equipment requirements of the Armed Forces. Yet the bulk of the major equipment requirements are neither...

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European UAV/UAS Requirements

European UAV/UAS Requirements

By: admin | Date: 29 Jul , 2020

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The Case for hastening India's self reliance in Defense and Aerospace...

The Case for hastening India's self reliance in Defense and Aerospace...

By: Ramesh Saligame | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 26 Jul , 2020

At the end of 2018, India’s defence spend was close to $50Bn. This will continue to grow at 8% – 10% for the next few years. Roughly 60% of this spend is on imported goods and services. India’s...

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Tata Lockheed Martin Aerostructures Ltd Names Kiran Dambala Chief Operating...

Tata Lockheed Martin Aerostructures Ltd Names Kiran Dambala Chief Operating...

By: IDR News Network | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 17 Jul , 2020

Tata Lockheed Martin Aerostructures Limited (TLMAL) — a joint venture between Tata Advanced Systems Limited (TASL) and Lockheed Martin Aeronautics— has appointed Kiran Dambala as chief...

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Is KNDS really what Europe has long been waiting for?

Is KNDS really what Europe has long been waiting for?

By: Jai Patel | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 17 Jul , 2020

Europe’s industry is getting in shape, facing the mounting pressure of American and Asian competition. After a string of market restructurations in the aeronautical, space and industrial...

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Boeing delivered 22 AH-64E Apache and 15 CH-47F(I) Chinook military...

Boeing delivered 22 AH-64E Apache and 15 CH-47F(I) Chinook military...

By: IDR News Network | Date: 11 Jul , 2020

Boeing has completed delivery of all new AH-64E Apache and CH-47F(I) Chinook military helicopters to the Indian Air Force (IAF). The final five of the 22 Apache attack helicopters were handed over...

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What S-400 will bring to the Indian Ground-Based Air Defence Capability?

What S-400 will bring to the Indian Ground-Based Air Defence Capability?

By: Lt Gen (Dr) VK Saxena (Retd.) | Issue: Vol. 31.1 Jan-Mar 2016 | Date: 03 Jul , 2020

Good strides of progress, cutting across Service boundaries have taken place in automating the erstwhile manual/semi-automatic Control and Reporting (C&R) Nodes that exercise tactical, operational...

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Military Spending – Getting Bang for the Buck

Military Spending – Getting Bang for the Buck

By: Lt Gen NS Brar | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 30 Jun , 2020

A nation maintains its military as an instrument of national power and means of safeguarding national interests. Military capabilities in turn mean expenditure. Universally countries spend in...

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Corporatization versus Privatization

Corporatization versus Privatization

By: Lt Gen Prakash Katoch | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 10 Jun , 2020

On May 16, Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman announced that the Ordnance Factory Board (OFB) would be corporatized. It was emphasized this did not mean privatization and the corporatized OFB...

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Fully Autonomous Military Systems – Challenges in Development

Fully Autonomous Military Systems – Challenges in Development

By: Commander (Dr) Jayakrishnan N Nair | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 30 May , 2020

After the advent of Artificial Intelligence (AI), few advanced nations are busy in developing and deploying an array of autonomous weapon systems to attain better speed and accuracy. All fatal...

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Far reaching reforms in Defense Production

Far reaching reforms in Defense Production

By: Prof (Dr) SN Misra | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 19 May , 2020

As a part of PM’s grand initiative to combat COVID and looming economic crisis, the FM has been unveiling a slew of major initiative to resuscitate MSMEs, Power sector, migrant workers, farmers...

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Hiking FDI in Defence Aimed At Drawing in Active Foreign Participation

Hiking FDI in Defence Aimed At Drawing in Active Foreign Participation

By: Lt Gen Prakash Katoch | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 18 May , 2020

Announcing the fourth tranche of the economic package, Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman revealed three important government decisions related to defence. These include corporatization of the...

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GRADO Launches Anti-Viral Fabrics with Neo Tech Technology

GRADO Launches Anti-Viral Fabrics with Neo Tech Technology

By: IDR News Network | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 08 May , 2020

With the intention of creating one mega-brand which caters to a wide range of consumer psychographics, we had invested in bringing together WORSTEDS from the house of OCM and TR/BI-STRETCH fabrics...

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