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10 August 2020 Current Events Defence Minister Announced Step Towards "Atma Nirbhar Bharat"; Ban on 101 Defence Minister

On Sunday, Defence Minister Rajnath Singh said that India is now ready for the "Atma-nirbhar" or self-independent initiative announced by Prime Minister Narendra Modi. About 101 items put on an embargo to boost the indigenisation of defence production. The list of products that are under embargo ranges from radars, sonars, artillery guns, and assault rifles. Some of such products are 120 mm Fin Stabilised Armour Piercing Discarding Sabot (FSAPDS) Mar II Ammunition, 62x51 Sniper Rifle, Tracked Self Propelled (SP) Gun (155mm x 52 Cal), Short Range Surface to Air Missiles (Land Variant), Shipborne Cruise Missiles, Multi Barrel Rocket Launcher (MBRL) (Pinaka Variant), Simulators Presenting Smart Ranges and Multi-Function Targets, Battalion Support Weapons Simulators, Container-based Simulators for Live Fire Training, Tailor-made Simulators or Counter Insurgency (CI)/Counter Terrorism (CT) based training, Force-on-force Live Tactical Simulators / Infantry Weapon, Tank Simulators (driving, as well as, crew gunnery), 155 mm/39 Cal Ultra-Light Howitzer, are few of such products.


Defence Minister Announced Step Towards "Atma Nirbhar Bharat"; Ban on 101 Defence Minister

On Sunday, Defence Minister Rajnath Singh said that India is now ready for the "Atma-nirbhar" or self-independent initiative announced by Prime Minister Narendra Modi. About 101 items put on an embargo to boost the indigenisation of defence production. The list of products that are under embargo ranges from radars, sonars, artillery guns, and assault rifles. Some of such products are 120 mm Fin Stabilised Armour Piercing Discarding Sabot (FSAPDS) Mar II Ammunition, 62x51 Sniper Rifle, Tracked Self Propelled (SP) Gun (155mm x 52 Cal), Short Range Surface to Air Missiles (Land Variant), Shipborne Cruise Missiles, Multi Barrel Rocket Launcher (MBRL) (Pinaka Variant), Simulators Presenting Smart Ranges and Multi-Function Targets, Battalion Support Weapons Simulators, Container-based Simulators for Live Fire Training, Tailor-made Simulators or Counter Insurgency (CI)/Counter Terrorism (CT) based training, Force-on-force Live Tactical Simulators / Infantry Weapon, Tank Simulators (driving, as well as, crew gunnery), 155 mm/39 Cal Ultra-Light Howitzer, are few of such products.




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