aditp wrote:^^^^^ However any cooperation with DRDO in developing future arty systems and productionising them within the JV, would inevitably mean sharing of locally developed tech with the foreign firm. This may not go down well with MoD babus, even if not really significant from the national security pov.
Wasn't a problem when the mandarins (they shld at least have a BTech/MBA!) agreed to Brahmos or the many projects with Israel.
Smaller is better and faster.JVs with rich that are in need of big work orders like israel(not many exports b4 us) and Singapore is great.Maybe korea could be next.
Singaporeans have a light anti-tank weapon,MATADOR as well.
It's a humbling fact that an Indian army garrison defended Singapore during colonial rule.