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Postby A Sharma » 07 Mar 2017 21:13

DRDO Newsletter Feb 2017

The laboratories in the Electronics and Communication Cluster have production orders worth ` 5,500 crore and programmes worth over ` 10,000 crore are on the anvil. Eight Medium Power S-Band Active Aperture Phased Array Radar, Arudhra, worth ` 800 crore, 18 Low Level Transportable Radar, Ashwini, worth ` 1,200 crore, and 55 S-band 3D Surveillance Radar, Bharani, worth ` 500 crore are under production. Three flight-worthy synthetic Aperture Radar for ground imaging have been qualified. Prototype of AESA Radar for LCA has been validated on roof top. A 2 kW Directed Energy Laser Beam System has been integrated on to a Transportable Shelter and has been demonstrated successfully up to a range of 1 km against moving targets on the ground and in the air. Three numbers of LWIR Type 2 Super Lattice (T2SL) Detectors have been realized through M/s IIMC, Israel, by joint funding between DRDO and MoD, Israel. Based upon this detector, IRDE has realized a Thermal Imager. Laser fence developed by DARE is in operational deployment at its designated location and is working satisfactorily. DLRL has realised the ESM and CSM systems under the Samudrika programme for Navy and Air Force. SDR systems for the Navy has been developed and SDRs for other services are nearing completion.

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Postby NRao » 09 Mar 2017 05:07

HAL to look at commercial borrowing to fund new projects

India’s military plane-maker Hindustan Aeronautics Limited is looking at commercial borrowings to fund part of its Rs 17,500 crore planned expenditure to build new fighters and helicopters for the armed forces.

“In the month of March, we may be going in for loans from banks to fund our projects. The overall expected investments, as of now, is approximately Rs 17,500 crores spread over the next 5-6 years,” said T Suvarna Raju, Chairman of HAL, at the 11th Aero India show in Bengaluru on Wednesday. He did not specify the quantum of debt the firm plans to raise.

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Postby Rakesh » 09 Mar 2017 21:51

Very interesting list of newly sanctioned weapons projects under DRDO
https://twitter.com/livefist/status/839823583467700224

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Postby jayasimha » 11 Mar 2017 12:57

http://dipp.nic.in/English/policy/dil_June2016.pdf

LIST OF INDUSTRIAL LICENCES ISSUED FOR MANUFACTURE OF ITEMS UNDER DEFENCE INDUSTRIES FROM JANUARY 2001 TO JUNE 2016


Huuuuuuuuuuuuuuge list so i could not paste. Interested may go through

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Postby shiv » 11 Mar 2017 19:26

That is an interesting list...

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Postby GhalibKabir » 15 Mar 2017 07:04

Since having the numbers and the knowledge base to internalize DE sub building are both equally important...why does IN/GoI allow the sub force to languish on both respects?

What is preventing us from immediately plugging gaps in AIP DE number gaps vis a vis China. Assuming we need 30 SSKs, it seems to be a prudent thing to say do the following, (MII needs, tech needs all aside for a moment)

1. Build 10 more kilos both in Russia and India parallely (we could test Indias domestic PAFC AIP as needed to integrate them in later kilo SSKs)

2. Ask TKMS via G2G for half a dozen U212 derivative incl. Siemens vaunted PEMFC AIP even if it means a few subs off the shelf from germany.

with our current 14 subs.. we might have 30 odd subs by 2030 (the PLAN might have 3 SSKs for each one of ours by then though)

We have experience building Type 209s, Kilos, Scorpenes.. we should be able to churn out a decent DE sub with few years intensive efforts no?

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Postby Nick_S » 15 Mar 2017 12:36

DRDO Press Conference Aero India 2017

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kEUDks8kiao

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Postby rohitvats » 17 Mar 2017 09:53

^^^Nice video.

The WHAP/TATA Kestrel platform could be used to increase the mechanization of our infantry. While the core can continue to have BMP-2 and in future, FICV based solution, other infantry units can be converted to these wheeled APC platforms. Would come a considerably reduced price to FICV but add mobility and firepower at the same time.

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Postby JayS » 17 Mar 2017 15:27

Impressive work by NAL on damage diagnostics for composite parts on an aircraft. Very TFTA.


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Postby Indranil » 18 Mar 2017 10:31

Very very pertinent.


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Postby Bheeshma » 18 Mar 2017 11:03

The new saras wings seem to have changed.

https://www.livefistdefence.com/2017/03 ... craft.html

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Postby Indranil » 18 Mar 2017 21:11

Don't think so.

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Postby Prasad » 22 Mar 2017 23:46

I suppose manufacturing can be included in this thread -
Salem-based National Award Winning MSME Shows The Way Forward For ‘Make In India’
‘It was former Indian President, APJ Abdul Kalam who inspired me to embark on this journey’, says R. Sundaram, Managing Director of Aerospace Engineers Pvt Ltd (AEPL) located in Salem, Tamil, Nadu, India. ‘Today we are a premier supplier of cockpit canopy seals (CCSs) for the entire range of aircraft in the Indian military’s machine pool’, he adds.

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Postby jayasimha » 27 Mar 2017 17:47

NOVEMBER

(4) A contract for procurement of M777 from US Govt. through FMS route signed.
(5) A contract for procurement of 3rd & 4th Regiment of Pinaka signed
(9) RM formally handed over four Naval systems to Indian Navy
----ABHAY -COMPACT HULLMOUNTED SONAR FOR SHALLOW WATER CRAFT
-----HUMSA UG -- HAUMSA UPGRADED
-----NACS --- NEAR FEILD ACOUSTIC CHARECTERISATION
------AIDSS--- ADVANCED INDIGENOUS DISTRESS SONAR SYSTEM FOR SUBMARINES

DECEMBER
(6) A contract for procurement of ballistic helmets from M/s MKU Ltd. was signed
(8)A contract to procure dornear -228 aircraft in MRIW variant was signed with HAL


JAN
(6) A contract for upgrading of medium lift helicopter signed with M/s ELBIT systems of israel
(7) A contract for acquisition of fast patrol vessels for Indian CG has ben signed with Reliance defence

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Link http://mod.nic.in/forms/Mainlinks.aspx?lid=2375&Id=56

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Postby Rakesh » 28 Mar 2017 05:42

Three years after Modi rattled DRDO, little has changed
http://ajaishukla.blogspot.ca/2017/03/t ... -drdo.html

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Postby jayasimha » 28 Mar 2017 11:43

http://pib.nic.in/newsite/PrintRelease. ... lid=159863

Print ReleasePrintXClose
Press Information Bureau
Government of India
Ministry of Defence
24-March-2017 14:39 IST
Defence Production

As per the data of Value of Production, the defence production has been increasing during the last three years.
The details of Major products and their value of production, are as under:

------------
S.No.
Name of DPSUs
Major Products
Value of Production
2013-14
2014-15
2015-16
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1.
HAL
HTT-40 (Basic Trainer Aircraft), Light Utility Helicopter (LUH), SU-30MKI, Hawk, Light Combat Aircraft (LCA), Dornier Do-228, ALH and Cheetal helicopters etc.
15867
16289
17273

2.
BEL
Radars & Weapon Systems, Sonars, Communication, EWS, Electro-Optics and Tank Electronics etc.
6127
6659
7782


3.
BEML
BEML Tatra 8x8 vehicles, Aircraft Towing Tractor, Ejector & Air Cleance Assy, Air Hydraulic Suspension unit (AHSU), All Terrain vehicle and Akash Missile- Sec IV & V etc.
2814
2599
2740.01


4.
BDL
Anti-Tank Guided Missiles, ATGMs of new generation, Surface-to-Air Weapon Systems (SAMs), strategic weapons, launchers, underwater weapons, decoys and test equipment etc.
1804
2770
4299.84


5.
GRSE
Stealth frigates, Anti-Submarine Warfare Corvettes, Landing Craft Utility (LCU) ships, Water Jet Fast Attack Crafts (WJFAC), and Fast Patrol Vessel etc.
1611.67
1612.66
1706.60


6.
GSL
105M Offshore Patrol Vessel (OPV), Fast Patrol Vessel and 11 Fast Interceptor Boats etc.
508.90
569.55
725.96


7.
HSL
Vessels, Tugs, IPV and ‘ICGS Rani Gaidinliu’
453.40
294.16
593.29


8.
MDL
Warships & Submarine includes P15A, P75, Khanderi P75 and Kalvari etc.
2865.51
3592.60
4121.65


9.
MIDHANI
Nickel Base, Cobalt Base and Chromium Superalloys, Special purpose steels, Titanium & Titanium alloys and soft magnatic alloys etc.
572
640.04
678.78

Total:
32623.48
35026.01
39921.13


The percentage of share of domestic-public sector production to the total annual purchase during the said years is approximately 61.1%.


This information was given by Minister of State for Defence Dr. Subhash Bhamre in a written reply to Shri P.K Biju in Lok Sabha today.

NAMPI/Rajib

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Postby ashishvikas » 28 Mar 2017 13:48

Not sure if this have been shared already..

https://youtu.be/_cR5rnBM6dU

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Postby JayS » 28 Mar 2017 14:58

A nice presentation summarizing facilities and capabilities at the NAL.

http://www.nal.res.in/pdf/Technologies%20&%20Facilities%20at%20NAL%206%20Feb%202013.pdf

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Postby ramana » 28 Mar 2017 22:25

X-Post...
jayasimha wrote:ARMY DESIGN BUREAU
FUTURE CORE TECHNOLOGIES AND PROBLEM STATEMENTS

https://indianarmy.nic.in/MakeInIndia/r ... 20defn.pdf

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Postby JayS » 29 Mar 2017 17:12

Not sure if this was posted here, but this series by CNBC gives a good overview of almost all the key private defense sector companies in India. Lots of episodes.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9rUHRm- ... h&index=15

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Postby jayasimha » 30 Mar 2017 15:53

Updated 20.2.17
Potential ‘Make Projects’

http://www.makeinindiadefence.com/Updat ... 0.2.17.pdf

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Postby JayS » 30 Mar 2017 19:35

jayasimha wrote:Updated 20.2.17
Potential ‘Make Projects’

http://www.makeinindiadefence.com/Updat ... 0.2.17.pdf


There are some projects mentioned in there which are already being worked on by DRDO, for example MALE UAV or LR Glide Bombs.

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Postby ramana » 30 Mar 2017 20:09

Ajai Shukla critique of DRDO deserves to be studied in full and commented on.

By Ajai Shukla

Business Standard, 26th March 17




In 2014, when Prime Minister (PM) Narendra Modi attended the annual awards ceremony of the Defence R&D Organisation (DRDO), he jolted the self-congratulatory annual function by insisting on timely delivery and innovation.




Criticising what he termed the DRDO’s “chalta hai” (lackadaisical) attitude, Modi placed it under a scanner that led in early 2015 to the exit of Avinash Chander, then the DRDO’s well-respected chief.



Two and a half years later, that reformist impulse has vanished, with the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) no longer demanding performance from a DRDO that functions much as it did in 2014. On Friday, Defence Minister Arun Jaitley, distributing annual awards to a DRDO, expressed happiness that “the DRDO is becoming an important instrument in the effort for self-reliance.”



This effusive praise came even though none of the three “indigenous products” handed over to the navy on Friday were path-breaking developments. The USHUS-2 submarine sonar system was only an improvement on the USHUS-1 that was fitted a decade ago in the navy’s Kilo-class submarines. Similarly, the “ring laser gyroscope” based navigation system has also been around for years.



Given this modest delivery, it appears incongruous that Jaitley awarded fifteen DRDO scientists with the “Scientist of the Year” award.



{The criticism is valid if the 15 scientists were awarded for working on these 3 incremental improvements. Now lets examine these 'incremental' improvements. The USHUS-2 is an improvement on USHUS-1 which is a decade old. In a decade all the electronics becomes obsolete with difficult to obtain spare parts and net result is a total redesign is required with new components. Even US is finding out that decadal change out of electronics due to parts obsolescence is needed. The RLG is a critical technology. The key part in future weapons is the ability to function even under very high lateral accelerations. This is what enables the Brahmos, Nirbhay etc. So this is a great thing. Only a couple of vendors in the whole world with lots of govt R&D funding are there. So once again a breakthrough product development is being recognized.}



“The DRDO cannot treat incremental improvements to its own systems as breakthrough triumphs. Continuous improvement should be a matter of routine for DRDO systems”, says a serving navy admiral.

{Shades of three legged Cheetah comment by another Admiral}



Nor is the navy impressed by Myanmar’s order for $37.9 million worth of the DRDO’s advanced lightweight torpedoes (TAL). It is hardly a secret the TAL is modelled on the A244S lightweight torpedo that Italian company, WASS, supplied the Indian Navy.

{Torpedoes are the first guided missile projects of the modern military services. Again if DRDO has managed to copy the lightweight torpedo its a great achievement. Am sure they had their challenges and overcome them to realize this product. Sounds like sour grapes and disparaging good work. In Hindi, 'kis khet ke mooli hain?' to make such remarks.}



In 2014, Modi had tellingly criticised the communication gap between scientists who remained ensconced in their laboratories, and the soldiers on the borders. The PM wondered why the DRDO could not deliver simple but crucial items in a soldier’s personal gear, bringing down the weight of a water bottle from 300 grams to 150 grams, or developing lighter boots to reduce fatigue.




Yet, today, with the soldier’s personal gear as cumbersome and poorly designed as ever, Jaitley lauded “The role of those [scientists] who remain faceless and work in some important field.”




In 2014, Modi had suggested the DRDO empower younger scientists, starting with manning five of its 52 laboratories exclusively with scientists under 35 years of age. Yet, only lip service is paid to empowering younger scientists.


{Speaking from knowledge, Defence business is complicated. A young scientist won't have the experience to work on these products. Its time spent in actual development that matters in making reliable products. You need a good mixt of new, middle and old experience people.}



The PM had also criticised the DRDO’s endemic time delays in delivering equipment. He directed that, instead of re-inventing the wheel by designing indigenous versions of equipment already in service in advanced militaries, the DRDO should develop futuristic equipment before advanced countries did so.


{I]{It would be good to look at milestone schedules of these products along with requirements changes and funding levels to get full picture}[/I]

Yet, the bulk of what DRDO works on --- such as the Tejas fighter, unmanned aerial vehicles, warship systems, artillery guns, the Arjun tank, etc --- all constitute equipment that has been in service worldwide for decades.

{I}{This is utter polemic. !!!}[/I]


DRDO chief, S Christopher, claimed that the defence ministry had cleared orders of DRDO equipment worth 2.56 lakh crore rupees; with one lakh crore worth of orders cleared in the last two years alone. In fact, “clearing” a procurement is a preliminary step of the acquisition process, with the majority of clearances never actually resulting in an order being contracted.

{So is the idea that DRDO has to be in complete charge from 'design to production' or is this general rant? Rs 1 lakh crores orders out of Rs. 2.56 lakh crores( ~40%) in last two years shows the inertia in the procurement system that was pushed away by Parrikar. And if its not contracted the fault lies with MoD.}



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Postby srai » 30 Mar 2017 20:34

JayS wrote:
jayasimha wrote:Updated 20.2.17
Potential ‘Make Projects’

http://www.makeinindiadefence.com/Updat ... 0.2.17.pdf


There are some projects mentioned in there which are already being worked on by DRDO, for example MALE UAV or LR Glide Bombs.


...
SHQ (Air Force)
Project No.3
1. Name of Potential Project
Long Range Glide Bombs

2.Brief about the project
MoD, Gol intends to procure Long Range Glide Bombs (LRGBs) to be delivered from different aircraft platforms. The LRGBs are proposed to be developed and manufactured under the ̳Make‘ category of the DPP. As a preliminary step, two classes of LRGBs_viz 125 Kg and 500 Kg, compatible with Su-30 MKI aircraft are intended to be indigenously developed and produced.

3. Broad specifications / PSQRs which can be shared with the Industry
(a) Mai Range should be around 100 km when released from 42000 ft.
(b) Types of warhead - Blast fragmentation and Penetration.
(c) High accuracy.
(d) High shelf life
(e) Operation, Transportation and storage in Indian conditions.

4. Tentative quantity to be procured after successful prototype development
Appr a thousand per year.


5. Tentative timeline for induction
As soon as trials are successfully completed.
...


Looks like this will be one of the standard PGM in the IAF's arsenal in the near future; 1000/year planned.

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Postby shiv » 30 Mar 2017 22:17

ramana wrote:Ajai Shukla critique of DRDO deserves to be studied in full and commented on.

By Ajai Shukla


Yet, the bulk of what DRDO works on --- such as the Tejas fighter, unmanned aerial vehicles, warship systems, artillery guns, the Arjun tank, etc --- all constitute equipment that has been in service worldwide for decades.




Ajai Shukla's "world" is the anglophone world ie Amreeka.

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Postby ramana » 30 Mar 2017 22:21

100km range is challenging.

Will require 4 times the JDAM capability.

Will need large wing spans.

Indranil, can you do an sizing calculation for 100 km range for a release from 42,000 feet or (14,000 meters)?

Accuracy requirements in one sentence are contradictory.

Blast and fragmentation accuracy would be 10 m.
Penetration would be 10 feet!!!!
Some brochuritis is driving these specs on same kit.

And shelf life is a function of storage environments.


Is it realistic?
And for 125 kg i.e. 250 lb weapon!

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Postby brar_w » 30 Mar 2017 23:20

ramana wrote:100km range is challenging.

Will require 4 times the JDAM capability.Is it realistic?
And for 125 kg i.e. 250 lb weapon!


SDB I, SDBII and Spice 250 all fit that performance. Heavier/larger winged JDAM variants will hit 70-100 km too so it benchmarks nicely with what is out there.

viewtopic.php?f=3&t=7088&start=640#p2123738

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Postby JayS » 31 Mar 2017 00:07

ramana wrote:100km range is challenging.

Will require 4 times the JDAM capability.

Will need large wing spans.

Indranil, can you do an sizing calculation for 100 km range for a release from 42,000 feet or (14,000 meters)?

Accuracy requirements in one sentence are contradictory.

Blast and fragmentation accuracy would be 10 m.
Penetration would be 10 feet!!!!
Some brochuritis is driving these specs on same kit.

And shelf life is a function of storage environments.


Is it realistic?
And for 125 kg i.e. 250 lb weapon!



Our own SAAW is 250lbs 100km glided bomb, apart from those listed by brar_w above.

We have Garuthma which is 1000kg class which is tested for 100km. In smaller bombs, we have HSLD bombs of 250kg which are non-winged which gives 30km range from 13km height.

For 100km range one would need L/D ~ 8 considering it has no initial velocity. Considering M=0.8 as launch velocity, this itself gives forward range of ~15km. So in total say L/D of 6-7 is needed. Shouldn't be difficult to achieve.
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Postby ramana » 31 Mar 2017 00:21

Thanks. Let me study them.

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Postby JayS » 31 Mar 2017 01:00

http://www.nal.res.in/cfdsympo/CFD_FullPapers_Final_18/CFD_Full_Paper_18.html

All papers from a recent Conference in BLR which happens every two years. Good place to see CFD progress. Papers from across the spectrum are published from ADA, DRDO, ISRO, NAL and IITs. Take a look. This will remain available for short time perhaps so download if you want to keep a copy.

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Postby srai » 31 Mar 2017 03:43

JayS wrote:
ramana wrote:100km range is challenging.

Will require 4 times the JDAM capability.

Will need large wing spans.

Indranil, can you do an sizing calculation for 100 km range for a release from 42,000 feet or (14,000 meters)?

Accuracy requirements in one sentence are contradictory.

Blast and fragmentation accuracy would be 10 m.
Penetration would be 10 feet!!!!
Some brochuritis is driving these specs on same kit.

And shelf life is a function of storage environments.


Is it realistic?
And for 125 kg i.e. 250 lb weapon!



Our own SAAW is 250lbs 100km glided bomb, apart from those listed by brar_w above.

We have Garuthma which is 1000kg class which is tested for 100km. In smaller bombs, we have HSLD bombs of 250kg which are non-winged which gives 30km range from 13km height.

For 100km range one would need L/D ~ 8 considering it has no initial velocity. Considering M=0.8 as launch velocity, this itself gives forward range of ~15km. So in total say L/D of 6-7 is needed. Shouldn't be difficult to achieve.


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Postby jayasimha » 03 Apr 2017 11:49

REQUEST FOR INFORMATION (RFI) FOR
WARSHIP ELECTRONIC CHART DISPLAY AND INFORMATION SYSTEM
(WECDIS) FOR SUBMARINE APPLICATION FOR THE INDIAN NAVY

https://www.indiannavy.nic.in/sites/def ... b%2017.pdf

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Postby jayasimha » 03 Apr 2017 12:03

HAL wants looking for test pilot
( fixed wing ) Grade VI/VII
Transport aircraft divn. Kanpur

Details
http://indianairforce.nic.in/pdf/AHQ.pdf

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Postby jayasimha » 03 Apr 2017 14:29

http://indianairforce.nic.in/pdf/Annexure1.pdf

HAL invites applications from result oriented Professionals for the following post at its
Transport Aircraft Division, Kanpur:
Name of the Post = Test Pilot (Fixed Wing) (Grade – VI /VII)
No. of Posts 1

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Postby jayasimha » 08 Apr 2017 11:34

Nowadays I come across lot of this kind of QUESTIONNAIRE regarding Items identified for Make in India in the www.makeinindiadefence.com


QUESTIONNAIRE FOR DEVELOPMENT OF RAS/FAS
http://www.makeinindiadefence.com/Navy% ... AS-FAS.pdf

INPUTS FOR FEASIBILITY STUDY: AFV PROTECTION AND COUNTER MEASURE SYS
FOR TANK T-90 S/SK
http://www.makeinindiadefence.com/Army% ... %20SYS.pdf

Modules/spares for INSVikramaditya
http://www.makeinindiadefence.com/IN%20 ... -%2053.pdf

Mi17
http://www.makeinindiadefence.com/IAF%2 ... -%2022.pdf

and much more....

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Re: India's R&D in Defence DRDO, PSUs and Private Sector

Postby jayasimha » 08 Apr 2017 15:07

http://pib.nic.in/newsite/PrintRelease. ... lid=160059
DRDO Laboratories and their Research Activities
( Huge List Not posted here)

Products developed by DRDO for defence and civilian use during last two years and current year:

120 mm FSAPDS Mk-II Ammunition for MBT Arjun
Ø 120 mm FSAPDS Practice Ammunition for MBT Arjun
Ø 250 Kg Pre-fragmented Bomb
Ø 46m Inflatable Radome
Ø Abhay Sonar
Ø Air Bursting Grenades for Individual Weapons
Ø Akash Weapon System
Ø Anti Torpedo Decoys
Ø Anti-Torpedo Decoy System (Maareech)
Ø Bar Mine Layer
Ø CBRNe Remotely Operated Platforms
Ø Commander’s Non-Panoramic TI Sight for AFVs (T-90, T-72 & BMP-II)
Ø Computerized Pilot Selection System
Ø Dual Colour Missile Approach Warning System for Fighter Aircraft
Ø Electro-Optical Fire Control System for Naval Ships
Ø Electro-Optical Sensors for Airborne Platforms
Ø Enhanced Range Rocket (Pinaka Mk-II)
Ø EW Suite for Fighter Aircraft
Ø Exotic and Indigenous Varieties of Vegetables under Protected Environment
Ø G-band CC-TWT for Weapon Locating Radar
Ø Heavy Drop System - 16T
Ø High Speed Heavy Weight Ship Launched Torpedo (Varunastra)
Ø Hull Mounted Sonar (HUMSA)
Ø Integrated Automotive Vetronics Systems for AFVs
Ø Ku-Band MPM based Transmitter for Airborne Radar
Ø Laser Target Designator with Thermal Imager for Air Force
Ø Medium Power Radar for IAF
Ø Medium Size Integrated Aerostat Surveillance System
Ø Minefield Marking Equipment Mk-II.
Ø Mountain Foot Bridge
Ø Multi Calibre Individual Weapon System
Ø Multi-Influence Ground Mine
Ø NBC Technologies
Ø Penetration-cum-Blast
Ø Sub-Munition Warheads for Pinaka
Ø Synthetic Aperture Radar for UAV
Ø Terrain Assessment System for Trans-border Deserts in Western Sector
Ø Thermo-Baric Ammunition for 120 mm Arjun Tank
Ø Upgraded Troposcatter Communication System for IAF
Ø Vehicle Mounted High Power Laser Directed Energy System Against RPVs/UAVs/DRONES
Ø Water Mist System Validation for Fire Protection in Naval Ships.

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Re: India's R&D in Defence DRDO, PSUs and Private Sector

Postby pandyan » 09 Apr 2017 12:52

http://www.delhidefencereview.com/2017/ ... ake-india/

Salem based company. Suppliers of cockpit canopy seals for trainers and fighters, lubicant oil pumps for dhruv

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Re: India's R&D in Defence DRDO, PSUs and Private Sector

Postby Neshant » 10 Apr 2017 00:37

INDIA TO USE INDIGENOUS OPERATING SYSTEM TO ENHANCE CYBER SECURITY

In line with Prime Minister Narendra Modi's push for enhancing cyber security, the Indian Army is testing the indigenous BOSS, (Bharat Operating System Solutions) to guard its communication and information networks from espionage by foreign players.

In his maiden address to the senior commanders of the three services, the prime minister had asked them to guard against the threats in the cyber domain.

The Centre for Development of Advanced Computing (C-DAC) has developed this highly secure operating system. The system has successfully passed a crash test by the DRDO and Indian Army.



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Re: India's R&D in Defence DRDO, PSUs and Private Sector

Postby manjgu » 10 Apr 2017 07:22

good move..but what about cisco, ericsson and Huawei hardware...!!!


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