Defence Equipment

  • Government streamlines industrial licensing for defence equipment June 26, 2014

    New Delhi: Streamlining the industrial licensing process for defence equipment, the government on Thursday said permits won't be needed to manufacture items other than those used in the battleground. Industrial licenses would be required only to make items such as tanks and other armoured fighting vehicles; defence aircraft, space aircraft and...
  • US issues waiver for sale of defence equipment to Pak April 5, 2013

    Washington: In an indication of the "positive trajectory" of the bilateral ties, the US has issued a waiver, second in six months, for sale of major defence equipment to Pakistan citing national security interest. The waiver issued quietly by the then Deputy Secretary of States Thomas Nides on February 15...
  • US agrees to provide defence equipment to Pakistan December 5, 2012

    Islamabad: The US on Tuesday agreed to step up efforts to provide defence equipment needed by Pakistan to maintain security along its border with war-torn Afghanistan and to continue discussions on the provision of military aid to Islamabad. The decisions were made during the two-day meeting of the US-Pakistan Defence Consultative...
  • 'Guj to encourage manufacturing of defence equipment' September 11, 2012

    Vadodara: Gujarat government would encourage industries engaged in manufacturing defence equipment, Chief Minister Narendra Modi said on Monday. "We want Gujarat to take lead in making country self sufficient in defence equipment manufacturing as currently even trucks needed for the Army are imported," Modi said. He said Gujarat would encourage...