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1 INDO-US HIGH TECHNOLOGY CO-OPERATION GROUP MEETING WASHINGTON DC November 2004

2 2 MINISTRY OF DEFENSE DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE PRODUCTION DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE RESEARCH & DEVELOPMENT

3 3 THE DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE Headed by the Defense Secretary Deals with the Integrated Defense Staff the three services & various inter-service organizations Responsible for defense budget, defense policy, matters relating to Parliament, defense cooperation with foreign countries and coordination of all activities

4 4 THE DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE PRODUCTION Headed by the Secretary Defense Production Deals with matters pertaining to defense production, indigenisation of imported stores, equipment & spares Planning & control of departmental production units of the Ordnance Factory Board & the Defense Public Sector Undertakings (DPSUs)

5 5 The Department of Defense Production oversees the following :  39 Ordnance Factories  8 Defense Public Sector Undertakings (DPSUs) - Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (HAL) - Bharat Electronics Limited (BEL) - Bharat Earth Movers Limited (BEML) - Mazagon Dock Limited (MDL) - Goa Shipyard Limited (GSL) - Garden Reach Shipbuilders & Engineers Ltd. - Bharat Dynamics Limited (BDL) - Mishra Dhatu Nigam Limited (MIDHANI)

6 6  Quality Assurance  Directorate of Standardization  Defense Exhibition Organization  Indigenisation  Private Sector participation in Defense Production

7 7 THE DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE RESEARCH & DEVELOPMENT Headed by the Secretary Defense R& D, who is also the Scientific Advisor to the Defense Minister & Director General of Defense Research & Development Organization (DRDO) Advise the government on scientific aspects of military equipment Formulation of research & development plans for equipment used by the services

8 8 Defense Research & Development Organization (DRDO) Has a Vision of Empowering India with cutting-edge defense technology And a Mission of Self-reliance in critical defense technologies and systems by indigenisation and innovation While Equipping the Armed Forces with state-of-the-art weapon systems and equipment In partnership with : The Industry, the Academia and other R & D centers in India and abroad

9 9 Over the past 30 years of DRDO activity, a number of systems have been developed and are in use with the country’s armed forces. Some of the products are listed below: - Field Guns & Mortars - Small Arms and Ammunition - Armaments - Radars - Sonars - Electronic Warfare Systems - Digital Communication Network - Combat Vehicles - Bridges & other Engineering Support - Advanced Materials

10 10 -Main battle tank - Light Combat Aircraft -Torpedoes -Anti Submarine Warfare Systems -Lakshya – Aerial Target System - Unmanned Aerial Vehicle SOME OF THE MAJOR SYSTEMS DEVELOPED BY DRDO ARE:

11 11 -Aero engines -Multimode Radar -Composites and armour -Micro-electronics -Night Vision Systems -Signal and Data Networks -Simulators -Artificial Intelligence Systems Work is also in progress in the development of major sub-systems and technologies:

12 12 LABORATORIES IN DEFENCE RESEARCH & DEVELOPMENT ORGANISATION Aeronautical-6 Armament -8 Combat Vehicles & Engineering Group -4 Computer Science-6 Electronics & Instrumentation-7 Life Sciences-8 Materials-5 Naval Systems-3

13 13 Quickening the Pace of Technology Advance The Ideal Bond R & D M ature Technologies Product Orientation Academia Industry Active Industry Participation Goal- / Product Oriented Research Applied R& D Product Upgrade

14 14 DRDO Efforts for Industry Synergy  Defense Public Sector Units  DRDO– PSUs initiatives  Program / project reviews  Multi – tier management boards  DRDO representatives in PSU boards  Private Industry  Interaction through programs / projects  DRDO – industry associations initiative

15 15 Landmarks in DRDO-Industry Interface Light Combat Aircraft (LCA) Multi Barrel Rocket System – Pinaka Main Battle Tank - Arjun Sarvatra – Multi-Hop Assault Bridging System Bridge Layer Tank (BLT) T-72 Mat Fording CL –70 (MGS)

16 16 Enhanced Industry Participation  Involve industry as prime production agency from the beginning  Industry to take up LSP orders  Firm commitment from user  Explore export opportunities to increase volume of production  R & D support of DRDO and academia throughout product life cycle

17 17 Private Sector Participation in Defense Production The objective is to pool capital, manpower resources and industrial infrastructure available outside the public sector & facilitate development of full-fledged Defense industrial complex in the country to achieve self-reliance. In May 2001, GOI decided to open Defense Production to Indian Private Sector with FDI up to 26% subject to licensing In Jan 2002, the Department of Industrial Policy & Promotion (DIPP) issued guidelines for licensing production of Arms & Ammunition

18 18 Present Scenario 39 applications have been received from private companies for manufacture of various types of Defense equipment 18 Letters of Intent/Industrial Licenses have been issued by the DIPP Proposals submitted by Indian industry to MOD for effective amalgamation of Indian private sector in the planning & acquisition process

19 19 Defense –Industry Partnership Meets Defense-Industry Partnership Meets are organized at regular intervals to share information with the private industry regarding the requirements of the Defense Production agencies and the different wings of the armed forces to help the private industry to prepare proper investment plans In these meets, various Defense Establishments namely DGQA, DRDO, Ordnance Factory Board also participate

20 20 New Initiatives taken by MOD, GOI Constitution of Defense Acquisition Council headed by the Defense Minister -Accord “in principle” approval of capital acquisitions in long term perspective plan and for each capital acquisition program The decisions of the Council are to be implemented by the following three Boards : -Defense Procurement Board -Defense Production Board -Defense Research & Development Board

21 21 A Defense Acquisition Wing headed by Special Secretary (Acquisition) has been created to assist the Defense Procurement Board Defense Technology Council (DTC) has been constituted under the Chairmanship of the Defense Minister to provide guidance and supervision of growth & promotion of research, development and production related to Defense Technologies DTC will assist Defense Acquisition Council in taking holistic decisions on specific Defense Projects related to long term perspective plan

22 22 A Committee under the Chairmanship of Dr. Vijay Kelkar has been constituted by GOI : To examine & make recommendations on changes required in the procedure of acquisition/procurement of Defense equipment to modify it on an approach based on “Products Strategy” To suggest modalities for integration of user, MOD and the Indian Industry including R & D To recommend changes required to facilitate Ordnance Factories & Defense PSUs to assume the role of designer and integrator of large defense systems.

23 23 THANK YOU

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