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Dr Shantanu Bhowmik Of Amrita University Readies Indigenous Technology For Bullet Proof Jackets and Helmets For Indian Army

Dr Shantanu Bhowmik Of Amrita University Readies Indigenous Technology For Bullet Proof Jackets and Helmets For Indian Army

In line with government’s ‘Make In India’ initiative and the Indian Army’s need for high technology solutions for military modernisation, Dr Shantanu Bhowmik of Amrita University of Coimbatore has readied a fully indigenous technology on high performance composite material that can be used for bullet proof jackets and helmets besides its other wide range applications in defence and aviation sector.

COAS Gen Bipin Rawat To Release the 2nd Vol Of Problem Statement Compendium By Indian Army

COAS Gen Bipin Rawat To Release the 2nd Vol Of Problem Statement Compendium By Indian Army

The Indian Army is all set to release the second edition of the Problem Statement Compendium or the ‘felt needs’/ requirements identified for the effective functioning of its men and machinery on border and field areas.

Russian Defence Industry Seek GoI Ratification Of Their Engagements With Private Indian Defence Firms

Russian Defence Industry Seek GoI Ratification Of Their Engagements With Private Indian Defence Firms

While showing a keen interest in taking the ‘Make in India’ initiative further with Indian defence firms, the Russian defence industry has asked the Indian government to put in place some kind of a ratification mechanism (that is actually not a guarantee but some kind of official government backing) for its engagements with the private defence companies of India.

Coming Months To Unfold JV Announcements From Indian and Russian Defence Firms

Coming Months To Unfold JV Announcements From Indian and Russian Defence Firms

Defence ties between India and Russia are all set to witness new highs and the coming months will unfold announcements from both sides on formation of Joint Ventures and for setting up manufacturing facilities in line with the government’s ‘Make In India’ initiative.

Indian Army Signs Its 5th MoU for collaborative research in Defence Technologies, this time with IIT Bhubaneshwar

Indian Army Signs Its 5th MoU for collaborative research in Defence Technologies, this time with IIT Bhubaneshwar

The Indian Army’s is aggressively moving ahead in its quest for ‘Winning India’s Wars with Indian Solutions’ and yet another major milestone was achieved by Indian Army, when a team led by Lt Gen Subrata Saha Dy Chief of the Army Staff signed a MoU, the fifth in the series, with IIT Bhubaneshwar on Thursday (March 16, 2017).

Decision on SP and FICV expected soon, Arun Jaitley to continue as Defence Minister for a longer duration than expected, Sources.

Decision on SP and FICV expected soon, Arun Jaitley to continue as Defence Minister for a longer duration than expected, Sources.

Defence minister Arun Jaitley may tinker slightly with the strategic partnership (SP) model readied by the ministry under Manohar Parrikar. An early decision on the FICV project is also expected shortly, official sources said

Arun Jaitley Assumes Additional Charge, Humungous Tasks Ahead For Manohar Parrikar’s Successor In Defence Ministry

Arun Jaitley Assumes Additional Charge, Humungous Tasks Ahead For Manohar Parrikar’s Successor In Defence Ministry

Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Tuesday assumed the additional charge of the defence ministry until Prime Minister Narendra Modi gets a suitable candidate to hold this coveted and strategic portfolio of defence.

Indian Army signs MoU for collaborative research in Defence Technologies with IIT Madras

Indian Army signs MoU for collaborative research in Defence Technologies with IIT Madras

The Indian Army’s ongoing quest for ‘Winning India’s Wars with Indian Solutions’, achieved another major milestone as a team led by Lt Gen Subrata Saha Dy Chief of the Army Staff signed a MoU with IIT Madras on Tuesday.

Major orders are still awaited and the delay in decision making is affecting the credibility of Indian Industries with OEMs, says Jayant D Patil.

Major orders are still awaited and the delay in decision making is affecting the credibility of Indian Industries with OEMs, says Jayant D Patil.

Orders to Private Sector seem to be getting mired under repeated decision cycles while conclusion of contracts has been visible in favour of foreign OEMs and DPSUs. The pace of decision making nearly adds a clear year between contract conclusion and award of contract. This only adds cost at the hands of the contractor due to inflationary trends. This calls for process reforms, says Jayant D Patil.

Engaging Immediate Neighbourhood Is One Of My Top Priorities: Gen Bipin Rawat

Engaging Immediate Neighbourhood Is One Of My Top Priorities: Gen Bipin Rawat

trategic reach of India, with the expansion of its Navy and Air Force, is ever increasing. In line with this thought process, Gen Bipin Rawat, Chief of Army Staff, has planned to commence his international engagements with the immediate neighbourhood with the aim of conveying the importance that India attaches to its neighbours

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