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Technology Acquisition and Development Fund

The Defence Minister indicated a major review of the Ordnance Factories was on the anvil factoring in their integration and scope of work. Defence Research & Development Organisation need to identify the patentable products that could be commercially used. Under Technology Acquisition and Development Fund, eight projects have almost fructified and were about to be…
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Russian Helicopters Keen in NUH Programme

Russian Helicopters is keen to offer its Kamov-226T, for the $3-billion Light Naval Utility Helicopters (NUH) programme of the Indian Navy. The RFI issued under the ‘Strategic Partnership’ Policy for 100 numbers, out of which -16 choppers will be bought off the shelf, while the remaining 95 will be built in India. Also they have…
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OFB Intends Sourcing From MSME

DGOF is keen to partner with Private Sector for purchase of locally designed, developed and manufactured products; thus speeding up the defence procurement, with a pronounced stress on self-reliance in defence production. The aim is to have higher indigenization of content in the existing 'Buy (Indian)' and 'Buy and Make (Indian)' schemes. https://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/kolkata/ordnance-factories-keen-to-partner-local-msmes/articleshow/62088011.cms?utm_source=whatsapp&utm_medium=social&utm_campaign=TOIMobile
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INS Kalvari Commissioned

INS Kalvari, the first of the indigenous Scorpene-class Submarines was commissioned in the Indian Navy. INS Kalvari is the first of the six Scorpene-class submarines built by Mazagon Dock Limited as the part of Project-75 with technology from French Naval Defence (Ex-DCNS). The first four submarines will be conventional, while the last two are to…
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