India Has Seen A 334% Increase In Defence Exports Over The Past Five Years
- He emphasised the pattern that had persisted over the previous 75 years. India has remained one of the world's top importers of defence goods since the beginning.
- Thirteen ALH MK III aircraft have so far been incorporated into the Indian Coast Guard. At Porbandar, four ALH MK IIIs are situated.
India’s exports of defence goods have increased by 334% in the past five years, and the government reports that the nation currently exports its defence goods to over 75 nations.
“The Indian Defense sector, the second-largest armed force is at the edge of revolution,” tweeted the government’s designated outlet, Press Information Bureau (PIB).
It also included information on the increase in defence exports and India’s commerce with 75 other nations. The PIB tweeted a list of some of the milestones the Indian defence industry had reached. Additionally, India has seen the commissioning of its first indigenous aircraft carrier, INS Vikrant, in Kochi within the past five years.
In order to highlight the indigenization and increase in output in the defence sector, the PIB India Twitter account also included some data in a poster that was sent along with the tweet.
India has improved its aviation capabilities in addition to its maritime capabilities significantly. This was emphasised in PIB’s tweet by noting the freshly established squadron of indigenous Advanced Light Helicopter Mk-IIIs. The Indian Coastguard received the Mk-III helicopter squadron as a commissioning gift. The article also recalled the successful testing of the ‘Agni P’ new-generation nuclear-capable ballistic missile.
Thirteen ALH MK III aircraft have so far been incorporated into the Indian Coast Guard. At Porbandar, four ALH MK IIIs are situated. Since its inception, the squadron has undertaken various operations, including the night SAR mission off the coast of Diu, and flown for more than 1200 hours.
Defense Secretary Ajay Kumar discussed the efforts being made by the national government to “unleash the energy” of the Make-in-India programme generally in the defence industry. He spoke about his goals for the nation’s Amrit Kaal and the work being done to place India among the top five nations in the world for defence production.
He emphasised the pattern that had persisted over the previous 75 years. India has remained one of the world’s top importers of defence goods since the beginning. He emphasised the need to stop this trend and turn India become the world’s top exporter of defence goods.