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India bridges a Gulf of strategic possibilities

2020-12-30T11:54:25+00:00December 28th, 2020|Analysis - India Global Business, India Inc Views - India Global Business|

Indian prime minister Narendra Modi's outreach towards the UAE and Saudi Arabia have been viewed as a tremendous diplomatic success. These positive engagements are turning into an oasis of economic and geopolitical opportunities. We examine India’s efforts to gain influence across multiple platforms in the GCC region in a series of analytical commentaries titled the India-GCC Special Series.

Indian bid for US Navy’s jet trainer deal a shot in the arm for Make in India

2020-12-12T09:52:51+00:00December 12th, 2020|Analysis - India Global Business, India Inc Views - India Global Business|

HAL has pitched the Tejas Mark 1A to the US Navy, which is looking for a replacement for its existing trainer planes. Even if it doesn’t win the contract, being shortlisted for the next stage will provide a huge leg up for India’s ambitions of becoming a major defence exporter.

India’s lease of US weapons systems an example of strategic convergence

2020-12-01T11:01:13+00:00December 1st, 2020|Analysis - India Global Business, India Inc Views - India Global Business|

In line with the new Defence Acquisition Policy, which allows the lease of foreign weapons platforms, the Indian Navy has leased two unmanned aircraft to keep a close eye over the Indian Ocean and on the China border even as it proposes to buy 18 more such drones.

We have a comprehensive global strategic partnership with the US

2020-12-16T04:53:08+00:00November 6th, 2020|Video Interview - India Global Business|

Indian Foreign Secretary Harsh Vardhan Shringla reiterates that New Delhi’s association with Washington currently extends across a range of issues from defence and security; tech and innovation; trade and investments and people to people contacts. Irrespective of the political dispensation in the US, or in New Delhi, the relationship between the two countries would continue to be robust.

Rapid missile tests by DRDO demonstrates drive towards self-reliance

2020-10-14T09:35:50+00:00October 14th, 2020|Analysis - India Global Business, India Inc Views - India Global Business|

Successful Rudram-1 anti-radiation weapons test, and a host of other trials, is an example of the evolution of India’s defence manufacturing industry whose goals are to involve multiple stakeholders and private investors.