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Defense Ministry OKs Project Rs 1000 crore for new Sonars & Missiles

The defense ministry on Wednesday cleared proposals for more upgraded hull mounted Humsa Sonars as well view more   

Steps taken by government to promote Startup India

Government of India has launched Start up India initiative which aims at fostering entrepreneurship and promoting view more

India Open to 100 Percent FDI in Defense with full tech transfer

India is open to 100 percent foreign direct investment(fdi) in defense if firms are willing to allow full technology transfer view more

Defence Licensing moves offline Firms Concerned

Defence manufacturing Licenses can no longer be obtained with an online process seeding doubts on the fate of 80 pending view more

India opens first pvt small arms manufacturing plant in a JV with Israel

Strengthening defense ties, India today opened its first private small arms manufacturing at malanpur view more 

Government to fund Defense MSME work upto 10 crore

New Delhi: More than two years after announcing it,the government has finally kick started its defense tech  view more  

India Allows Private Sector to Manufacture Ammo

India has decided to reduce ammunition imports and instead procure all ammunition requirements view more

Ready to Make in India and Make with India: Israel

Referring to growing collaboration between the two countries,particularly in defence sector,Rivlin view more 

Cyber Security: NSA administered as 1000 crore funds kept open to private players

With an aim to deal with the increasing threats in the cyberspace on account of increasing proliferation of internet view more

Mod opens doors to private Indian firms

Ministry of Defence has finalised a new policy that will allow the government to select an indian private company to view more

Indian Defence Startup Tonbo imaging inks $100 million export deal

Tonbo imaging a startup based in Bengaluru has bagged a $100 million contract to  manufacture and export night-vision view more

Private Sector companies making waves in Defence Procurement

The increasing role of the Indian Private Sector in Defense Prcourement is amply demonstrated by a mid sized view more

Army set to issue RFPs for Rs 16000 crore air defense program

The Indian Army is likely to soon issue Request of Proposal(RFPs) for Rs 16000 crore air defense gun manufacturing view more

Indian armed forces to increase BrahMos purchases in coming years

The Indian Armed forces aim to purchase more BrahMos supersonic cruise missiles in years to come view more

Deal worth Rs 170 crore for better lighter army helmets

The Indian Army is still nowhere near getting desperately needed modern helicopters howitzers view more

Request for Information for Indian AN-32 Mission Simulator

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Arms Rules Changes to Spark Private Sector Interest

India is the worlds largest importer of defense equipment and spends around $24 billion a year according to Stockholm International view more

Indian Armed Forces UAV Technology requirements

Given the projected requirement coupled with recently issued tenders for acquisition of various types of UAVs view more

Defense Electronics may generate $72 billion biz

Indias defense electronics business will add $72 billion market opportunities within the next 10 year period and the government  view more

New Delhi issues RFI for triservice MALE UAV requirement

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MOD seeks Made in India UAVS

As Unmanned Aerial Vehicles(UAVs) assume increasing significance for both combat as well as surveillance view more

India allows 100 percent FDI in Defense,Aviation sectors

The government of India announced changes to the country foreign direct investment(FDI) policy Monday view more

India allows Private companies to build Rockets

For the first time India has broken the monopoly of state enterprise Ordnance Factory Board(OFB) and will permit private view more

No Taxes on Defence Companies

The Government has waived both excise and custom duties on the Indian Companies going into the defence production view more

Defence Make in India will benefit SMEs as well : Parrikar

The new Defence Procurement policy(DPP) tries to shift the focus Make in India to small and medium scale industries view more 

Foreign companies can own upto 74% in Indian defence sector soon

The ministry of defence will soon come out with a new set of guidelines and norms that will work as a Standard operating view more

Russia offers SU-30MKI Technology Transfer under Make in India

Russia has expressed willingness to transfer technology of 332 components of Sukhoi-30Mki fighter aircraft view more

Experts pitch for manufacture of helicopters in India

Despite a steady need for civilian helicopters,India has only 250 of them.According to experts on a view more 

Make in India is a realistic ambition in the area of defence:Lockheed Martin

Defence equipment maker Lockheed Martin has been in India for 25 years. Phil Shaw chief executive view more

DIPP Panel approves 32 proposals of defence, explosive sectors

NEW DELHI:A high powered panel has cleared as many as 32 proposals for setting up manufacturing units view more

Make in India for Strategic Electronics

The government is set to give the two consortia selected to set up semiconductor water plants a four month view more

With Gun Assembly Plant,Defence gets a Make in India Project

In what is like to be the first major Make in India project in defence, the defence ministry is about to sign a view more

Government likely to simplify eligibility norms for FDI in defense sector

India is looking to simplify eligibility for foreign defence equipment manufacturers to invest upto view more

Thales bets on Make in India

Thales the 13-billion euro french multinational giant with operations in Aerospace, Transport,Defence and Security is view more 

Foreign ancillary firms plan to set up base in India

Many foreign ancillary firms that supply defence components to big manufacturers  are moving to set up view more 

Emphasis on "Make in India" to "combat readiness"

The second edition of this years "bi annual Naval Commanders" conference concluded on Wednesday view more

Indian defence-based co to partner U.K firm to set up unit

A Mumbai based defence products manufacture company will set up a unit in collaboration with the UK based Meggitt Defence System view more

Make Arms in India : A Statistical look at the indigenous push in Defence

India has long held the status as the worlds biggest arms importer-it procures nearly 70 percent of arms from abroad view more