DGH launches single window clearance system
The Directorate General of Hydrocarbons (DGH) has launched a single window clearance system that connects upstream companies to different arms of the government, allows electronic filing of most applications.
Watch: Defence Minister Rajnath Singh attends passing out parade of IMA
Defence Minister Rajnath Singh reviewed Passing out Parade of Indian ...
Exim Bank provides USD 500 mn credit to Bangladesh for defence procurement
Export Import Bank of India entered into an agreement on April 11 ...
India, US may sign a pact on defence technology sharing at 2+2 Washington meet
It is expected that the two sides will sign the Industrial Security Annex (ISA) that will enable transfer of technology by a US firm to its Indian partners in the private sector. While several US companies, including Lockheed Martin and Boeing, are already working on defence products with Indian partners — mostly to meet offset obligations.
Wipro to establish Cyber Defence Centre in Melbourne
The new centre in South Melbourne will offer protection from cyber-attacks to the organisations and will generate 100 new tech jobs for locals. According to Wipro Senior Vice President Raja Ukil, "The launch of the centre in Melbourne showcases Wipro's commitment to leverage local talent and specialised expertise to cater to the cyber security needs of the region."
Since 2014, MoD inked around 180 deals with local industry
"A contract for manufacture of frigates under Project P 17A was signed in February 2015 with Mazagon Dockyards Limited (MDL), Mumbai valued worth Rs 45,000 crore while two frigates under Project P1135.6 are slated to be manufactured by Goa Shipyard Limited (GSL) under a contract signed in October 2018 worth Rs 14,100 crore," said Defence Ministry.
Indian Army requires 200 armoured fighting vehicles for Pakistan border
The army recently announced its plan to procure 198 wheeled armoured fighting vehicles (AFV) for reconnaissance and support to tank regiments in mechanised warfare. The army plans to use these AFVs in the plain sectors of Punjab and Rajasthan. It wants that these AFVs should be able to operate in not only developed areas in this region, but in riverine terrain as well.
View: An overarching Defence Industrial Strategy can set the course ahead
The strategic direction needs to be provided by an overarching DIS which sets the course ahead , by taking a capability driven systems view of the entire gamut of defence manufacturing. The defence industrial policy of yesteryears which stipulated self sufficiency and self reliance did not amplify what was to be done to achieve these aims.
UP cabinet gives clearance to 25% subsidy, full stamp duty waiver for defence industry
"The cabinet has amended the UP Defence, Aerospace Unit and Employment Promotion Policy-2018 with provision of providing 25 per cent subsidy and 100 per cent stamp duty waiver for setting up defence industry in the state," Industrial Development Minister Satish Mahana told reporters in the state capital.
This smart jacket gives an electric shock to assailants, protects women from assault
The technology used in the jacket is a combination of conductive textile, printed electronics, hardware and software that can be used to sen...
No major ‘Make in India’ defence project has taken off in 6 yrs
None of the major ‘Make in India’ projects in the defence arena, ranging from new-generation stealth submarines, minesweepers and light utility helicopters to infantry combat vehicles, transport aircraft and fighter jets, have actually taken off in the last six years. The long-pending projects are either stuck or still meandering.
Japanese Defence Minister visits Hindon base in UP
New Delhi, Nov 30 (ANI): Japanese Minister of Defence Taro Kono visited Hindon base in Uttar Pradesh’s Ghaziabad on November 30. At the Hind...
India, Japan hold defence ministerial dialogue in Delhi
New Delhi, Nov 30 (ANI): India and Japan November 30 held Defence Ministerial Dialogue in Delhi. The Indian delegation was led by Defence Mi...
Chief of Defence Staff to come under RTI Act; NSA-led panel submits report
The main task of the CDS will be to ensure jointmanship among the three services which will include powers to work on setting up of few theatre commands as well as to allocate military assets among the services to synergise their operations. At present, the three services coordinate their work under the framework of the Integrated Defence Staff (IDS).
Pact between HAL management & striking unions likely on December 5: Defence Minister
The workers had gone on a strike from October 14 to October 22 to press for their demand of 15 per cent fitment benefit and 35 per cent perks with effect from January 1, 2017 on par with executives. "As far as Hindustan Aeronautics Ltd strike is concerned, it is in the process of being called off," the Defence Minister said.
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