Defence industry Current Affairs, GK & News

Defence industry  Current Affairs, GK & News

DefExpo: India-UK sign MoU to strengthen Defence and Aerospace Relations

The Society of Indian Defence Manufacturers (SIDM) and UK India Business Council (UKIBC) signed Memorandum of Understanding to bring upon closer defence ties between the countries. The agreement was signed at DefExpo that is being held in Lucknow. Highlights The MoU was signed to build partnership between Aerospace and Defence sector of the countries. It ..

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India-South Korea hold meeting to enhance Bilateral Security Cooperation

On January 4, 2020, the defence ministers of India and South Korea discussed ways to enhance bilateral security cooperation in the field of defence industries and research and development. Highlights During the defence ministers meet held between India and South Korea, several possible areas of cooperation in the field of defence industry were listed. The ..

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PM Modi: 5 DRDO laboratories dedicated to nation

On January 2, 2020, PM Modi will dedicate five DRDO laboratories to the country. The laboratories are for young scientists to boost their research capabilities. Highlights PM Modi will inaugurate the laboratories during his 2-day visit to Bengaluru. The labs will act as a platform to identify young scientists up to the age of 35 ..

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DAC approves implementation of Strategic Partnership guidelines

Defence Acquisition Council (DAC) chaired by Union Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman has approved implementation of Strategic Partnership guidelines. It is considered as major step towards boosting private sector participation in domestic defence manufacturing. The policy had come into effect in May 2017 but progress was delayed due to lack of specific guidelines. Strategic Partnership Guidelines ..

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Ashok Leyland to supply 10×10 heavy vehicles to Indian Army

Indian Army has awarded Rs. 100-crore contract for 81 high mobility 10×10 vehicles to India’s leading vehicle manufacturer Ashok Leyland. This is for first time Indian vehicle manufacturer will deliver heavy duty, high mobility vehicles for the launchers. This will reduce dependency on imports Key Facts The heavy duty, high mobility vehicles manufactured by Ashok ..

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