The scope includes: Out-pacing China; developing a National Defense Strategy; streamlining and strengthening cooperation with US allies and partners, particularly in the Indo-Pacific; bolstering deterrence; accelerate development of new operational concepts; emerging capabilities and future force posture.
The policy aims to promote ‘Make in India’ as OEM’s which transfer technology to Indian companies will gain under the new policy while those who can move their manufacturing plants to India will get priority.
IDD Analysis After India’s newly appointed Chief of Defence Staff, General Bipin Rawat announced that the military will do only ‘staggered procurements’ of weapons, equipment, systems and platforms, it has thrown up two issues necessitating immediate answers from the Government to address ‘fears’ of the industry. Firstly, such a move could jeopardize big-ticket acquisitions –
IDD Bureau Global leaders, including from the foreign policy, military, industry, and think-tanks besides those in top political positions will be in attendance at the ‘Raisina Dialogue’, a multilateral conference discussing issues facing the world. The three-day conference ‘Raisina2020’ (Jan 14 to Jan 16) is scheduled in New Delhi, India’s capital. Themed ‘21@20-negotiating alpha century’,
Defence Minister Rajnath Singh has voiced the government’s desire to encourage private industry investment in defence sector, while also strengthening defence PSUs and the Ordnance Factory Board (OFB). Addressing CEOs of top defence and aerospace companies at a roundtable with the theme ‘Make in India in Defence Industry’, Singh said defence companies have huge opportunities
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