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Defence Minister launches Naval Innovation and Indigenisation Organisation (NIIO)

The Defence Minister Rajnath Singh has launched the Naval Innovation and Indigenization Organization (NIIO) through an online webinar in order to inculcate the virtues of research and development in defence manufacturing in the Indian Navy. What is NIIO? It is a three-tiered organization and the Naval Technology Acceleration Council (N-TAC) will bring together the twin ..

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Ammunition Factory Khadki, Pune, manufactured 40 mm UBGL (Under Barrel Grenade Launcher) Ammunition

Inspired by the call for ‘Atmanirbhar Bharat’, especially in the defence sector of the country, the Ammunition Factory in Khadki, Pune, has sent the first consignment of indigenized 40 mm Under Barrel Grenade Launcher (UBGL) to the Border Security Force. Significance With this, the Ammunition Factory at Khadki writes a new chapter on self-reliance and ..

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HAL’s two Light Combat Helicopters (LCH) deployed for high altitude operations

In the prevailing tension situation in Ladakh with China over repeated incursions by the People’s Liberation Army (PLA) of the country, the government has decided to deploy two Light Combat Helicopters (LCH) in the region. These helicopters have been developed by the public sector defence undertaking, Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (HAL). What actually happened? These two ..

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Defence Minister laid foundation for a Missile-seeker facility and Warhead production unit

The Defence Minister Rajnath Singh has laid the foundation for a missile-seeker facility and a warhead production unit at Bharat Dynamics Limited (BDL) at Hyderabad, as part of the ‘Atmanirbhar Bharat Saptah’ being celebrated by the company. The foundation laying ceremony has been organized virtually from New Delhi. About the Facility BDL is establishing a ..

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Defence minister to launch ‘Atmanirbhar Bharat Saptah’

The Defence Minister of India will launch the ‘Atmanirbhar Bharat Saptah’ on August 10 to focus more on the vision of the government to shift to local manufacturing and ‘Make in India’ It is also in line with the ‘Atmanirbhar Bharat’ scheme of the Prime Minister. Related Steps In a related development, the Defence Ministry ..

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