Indigenous Defence Industry: GK, General Studies and Current Affairs

ARPIT: Airborne Rescue Pod for Isolated Transportation by Indian Air Force

Published: June 9, 2020

The Indian Air Force recently developed Airborne Rescue Pod for Isolated Transportation (ARPIT). The pod is to be used to evacuate critical patients that are suffering from COVID-19. Highlights The Indian Air Force identified the need for an air evacuation system that will prevent the spread of infectious aerosols from the COVID-19 patients during air ..

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Defence Minister launches draft of Defence Procurement Procedure, 2020

Published: March 20, 2020

On March 20, 2020, the Defence Minister Shri Rajnath Singh launched the draft of new Defence Procurement Procedure. The new procedure aims to increase the indigenous manufacturing. Highlights The new procedure aims to increase Indigenous Content ratio. The ratio is the percentage of content of the defence equipment built in India. For instance, the Indigenous ..

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Mission Raksha Gyan Shakti launched to boost IPR culture in indigenous defence industry

Published: November 28, 2018

Union Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman launched ‘Mission Raksha Gyan Shakti’ in New Delhi to boost Intellectual Property Right (IPR) culture in indigenous defence industry. Mission Raksha Gyan Shakti It was instituted by Department of Defence Production as part of the ongoing initiatives to enhance self-reliance in defence. It aimed to provide a boost to IPR ..

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