Friday, 27 May, 2022
TopicDefence procurement

Topic: defence procurement

Defence ministry’s PMA policy is protectionism. Indian-made arms need export market

The increase in momentum of 'self-reliance' projects by the defence ministry is palpable. But it can't be successful as a standalone initiative.

Armed forces get breather from negative list, can import items in ‘immediate’ cases

A committee chaired by Gen. Bipin Rawat will oversee indigenisation efforts, and recommend the removal of items from the negative import list if needed.

India’s defence procurement must be driven by investment in emerging tech. CDS taking lead

The review by the CDS seeks to break down the silos that the three Services work in as far as procurement is concerned.

Rafale, S-400 or C-295, all came from out-of-the-box thinking. India should do it more often

Recent defence deals have been successful only because they were made through unconventional means, circumventing the long and tedious procurement processes.

Russia a forever partner but defence ties with India seems to have run its course

Indian defence establishment has already made up its mind about what it wants from Moscow now.

Gen Naravane urged to drop L1 regime from defence procurement. That’s just one problem area

What Naravane stated publicly has been rued for years, in private, in the defence establishment.

Scrap L1 concept for procurement, need revolution in bureaucratic affairs, Army chief says

At a seminar by the United Services Institution, Army chief Gen. M.M. Naravane speaks out against procedural lacunae in defence procurement, emphasises need for more agile processes.

Sanctions on India over Russian S-400 will damage Biden’s goal in Indo-Pacific

A comparison of trajectories of India-Russia and India-US defence ties illustrates how India stands apart from Turkey on the applicability of CAATSA sanctions.

Intent alone won’t make India enter defence exporters club. We need deal hunters abroad

Russia and the US have a lot of depth and influence in India because they remain tied up in a complex web of defence purchases and upgrades.

US sanctions Turkey over purchase of Russian S-400 missile system

The sanctions bar defence procurement agency SSB from receiving loans from international financial institutions and agencies including the US Export-Import Bank.

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Army accuses Pakistan of ‘deceit under garb of LoC ceasefire’ as infiltration bid is foiled

Three terrorists were killed Thursday while they were attempting an infiltration into J&K's Keran sector from Pakistan-occupied Kashmir.

Mandir or Masjid? New surveys not needed, just acceptance of truth & move towards reconciliation

That temples were destroyed and mosques built is undisputed history. The past can’t be changed, but we can’t deny the wrongs of the past either before we consider reconciliation.
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