Union Minister Shripad Naik was replying to a query on whether the defence ministry will consider using and selling only 'Made in India' products in its stores.
The vessel had served the Indian Navy for 30 years before being decommissioned in 2017. It had also served in the UK's Royal Navy as HMS Hermes.
The 7.62x51mm sniper rifle is one of 101 items on the negative import list issued in August. Its import embargo kicks in December.
DRDO's successful test of a Hypersonic Technology Demonstrator Vehicle this month is a result of several indigenous tech achievements and know-how obtained over two decades.
The trouble at Depsang Plains, a 972-sq-km stretch strategically and geographically important for India, predates the current LAC crisis.
In a statement, Army said authority directed to initiate disciplinary proceedings under the Army Act after inquiry indicated that powers vested under AFSPA 1990 were exceeded.
A PLA Navy task force is understood to have entered Indian Ocean Region as China seeks to project its dominance. India is keeping a close watch on waters around the country.
The Army chief, who is on a 2-day J&K visit, also discussed issues concerning the present security situation in the Union Territory with Lt Governor Manoj Sinha.
Minister of State for Defence Shripad Naik said there were 16,758 cases in the Army, 1,365 in the Navy and 1,716 in the Air Force.
Situation at Line of Actual Control, which borders China, remains tense after four rounds of firing occurred at the southern and northern banks of Pangong Tso lake since 29 August.