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Restructuring of Defence Forces and Modernization

The modernisation/reforms of defence forces is a continuous process based on threat perception, operational challenges and technological changes to keep the Armed Forces in a state of readiness to meet…

Defence Secretary & Saudi Arabia’s Deputy Minister of Defence for Strategic Affairs discuss ways to enhance bilateral defence cooperation

Saudi Arabia’s Deputy Minister of Defence for Strategic Affairs Mr Ahmed A Aseeri called on Defence Secretary Dr Ajay Kumar in New Delhi on June 30, 2022. They discussed ways…

Focus on being self-reliant in defence technology: Rajnath Singh tells stakeholders

Nagpur, May 22 (PTI) Defence Minister Rajnath Singh on Sunday asked   stakeholders in the sector to focus on being "self-reliant in defence technology while keeping pace with technology outside". During…

Landmark policy decision to indigenise 101 more weapons and platforms to speed up ‘Aatmanirbharta’ in Defence-Raksha Mantri announces third list comprising major equipment/platforms

Raksha Mantri Shri Rajnath Singh released the third positive indigenisation list of 101 items, comprising major equipment/platforms, in New Delhi on April 07, 2022. The list, notified by Department of…

Raksha Mantri Shri Rajnath Singh reviews the preparations of the Largest Ever DefExpo 2022 to be held at Gandhinagar, Gujarat

Raksha Mantri, Shri Rajnath Singh, on 28th February 2022, reviewed the preparation for DefExpo-2022 Asia’s Largest Exhibition on Land, Naval, Air and Homeland Security Systems. The event has gained significant traction…

PM Modi bats for indigenous manufacturing in defence sector

New Delhi, Feb 26 (PTI). Cyber security is no longer limited to just the digital world as it has now become a matter of national security, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said…

Raksha Mantri reviews preparations of DefExpo 2022; Extends the event by a day as relaxation in COVID protocols generates greater interest

Raksha Mantri Shri Rajnath Singh reviewed, in New Delhi on February 18, 2022, the preparations of DefExpo-2022, Asia's largest exhibition on land, naval and homeland security systems, to be held…

Defence Secretary holds interaction with Defence Industry

Defence Secretary Dr Ajay Kumar held an interactive session on promoting Defence Exports with the stakeholders of the Defence Industry on 27 January 2022.  More than 500 Defence industries from…

India’s New Armament Production Units fully functional after Corporatization of OFB and other policy initiatives

In the last five years, a total of 194 Industrial Licenses have been issued to private companies in Defence sector for manufacturing of items like ammunitions, artillery guns, howitzers, air…

Indigenization of Defence Products

Two Positive Indigenisation Lists comprising 101 and 108 items were promulgated on 21 Aug 2020 and 31 May 2021 respectively. The lists have been hosted on Ministry of Defence Website…

Raksha Mantri Shri Rajnath Singh attends MSME Conclave organised by Ministry of Defence & SIDM

Key Highlights of RM’s speech: We can create a world-renowned industrial base in India which caters to the domestic as well as global defence needs MSMEs support large entities by…

Raksha Mantri inaugurates first operationalised private sector defence sector defence manufacturing facility in UP Defence Industrial Corridor

Raksha Mantri Shri Rajnath Singh inaugurated the first operationalised private sector defence manufacturing facility in Uttar Pradesh Defence Industrial Corridor (UPDIC) in Lucknow on November 13, 2021. The facility, run…