Indonesia has sought defence technology from India to bolster its security apparatus amid Chinese expansionist tendencies in the region. Southeast Asia's biggest nation is exploring joint defence production with India, and is considering the possibility of jointly producing military vehicles and water cannons.
Pinaka-ER Multi Barrel Rocket Launcher System jointly designed by laboratories of DRDO - Armament Research & Development Establishment, Pune and High Energy Materials Research Laboratory, Pune, successfully tested at Pokharan range.
India successfully tested multi-barrel rocket launcher system with extended range at Pokharan range, on Saturday. Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) in a statement said that successful tests of Pinaka Extended Range (Pinaka-ER), Area Denial Munitions (ADM) and indigenously developed fuzes have been carried out at various test ranges. The system is jointly designed by laboratories of DRDO - Armament Research & Development Establishment (ARDE), Pune and High Energy Materials Research Laboratory (HEMRL), Pune.
Tribhuvan Darbari, MD & CEO Texmaco Defence Systems Pvt. Ltd. (Adventz Group) said that there is a huge scope for prospective and additional manufacturing of Russian military equipment in India within the concept 'Make in India'. Tribhuvan Darbari further said that India and Russia have shared a mutually beneficial relationship based on trust and friendship honed over 70 years now and the ties between both the countries are strong enough to navigate through complexities and pressure.
Defence Minister Rajnath Singh on Friday said India will soon be manufacturing 90 per cent of the defence products it needs within the country and by 2024-2025, it will also export such products worth USD 5 billion. Tribhuvan Darbari, MD & CEO Texmaco Defence Systems Pvt. Ltd. said that under the leadership of Hon'ble Prime Minister of India Shri Narendra Modi & Hon'ble Minister of Defence Shri Rajnath Singh, the Indian Government has tried to boost the 'Make in India' policy in defence manufacturing.
Tribhuvan Darbari MD & CEO Texmaco Defence Systems says that the purchase of the S-400 Triumf Missile System has also become the center of debate because of the possibility of India being sanctioned by the United States (US) under the Countering America's Adversaries Through Sanctions Act (CAATSA).
Defence Ministry issues new list of firms with whom dealings have been suspended or put on hold
The Ministry of Defence on Sunday issued a new list of firms with whom dealings have been suspended or put on hold or restricted procurements.
Tribhuvan Darbari, MD & CEO Texmaco Defence Systems Pvt. Ltd. said that the move will finally pave the way for the replacement of the ageing Cheetah and Chetak fleet of choppers. Tribhuvan Darbari further added that even though the Cheetah and Chetak choppers are old and prone to crashes and high maintenance, they are a crucial lifeline for the armed forces, especially in high-altitude areas like the Siachen Glacier.