Defence Minister Rajnath Singh reaches Russia; spares for Russian platforms likely to made in India.

Spares for Indian Air Force’s top-line platforms like the twin-engine fighter Su-30Mki, Mig 29, Mi -17 helicopters could soon be made in India in collaboration with Russian manufacturers. Majority of India equipment is still of Russian origin. Unavailability of easily available spares has been a cause of major concern for India. Internal estimates indicate that

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Govt Appoints High- Level Committee to suggest road map to turn 41 OFB into Govt Companies

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The government will appoint a high- level committee comprising ministers to draw up a roadmap for turning government-controlled ordnance factories, which supply arms and ammunition and other equipment to the armed forces, into defence public sector units (DPSUs), government officials who did not want to be named said. “The defence ministry will approach the Union cabinet

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Titagarh Wagons inches closer to build warships in West Bengal

Indian Navy Warship

Wagon and metro rake maker Titagarh Wagons LtdNSE 0.81 % (TWL) said it has inched closer to build warships of “certain categories” for the Indian Navy, in West Bengal. The ship building arm of TWL operates out of Titagarh in North 24 Parganas district.

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Indian Indigenous production touches $ 11.2 billion; set to attract global Defence biggies

Indian Defence Dialogue Staff  New data of Indian Defence market, says it has produced military equipment worth Rs 80,000 crore (some $ 11.270 billion) during the last financial year ending March 31, 2019.  Indian Defence Minister Rajnath speaking at a ‘Defence Industry Roundtable’ in the national capital said Indian defence industry’s production was Rs 80,000

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