|Seven memorandum of understandings (MoUs) were signed between India’s private companies and Russian Original Equipment Manufacturers (OEMs) for co-production and servicing of military equipment at the end of third India-Military Industry Conference held at the expo.|
This was following a year-long discussion between India and Russia on after-sales services and spare parts availability for defence equipment that India bought from Russia.
The Defence Ministry had identified 48 items, including major platforms, that be made in India with Russian collaboration.
The MoUs signed at the expo include:
bLarsen & Toubro Ltd and joint stock company Rosoboronexper for underwater platforms of Indian Navy and Heavy Weight Torpedo and future-ready combat vehicles.
bAnanth Technologies and JSC Concern Radio-Electronic Technologies (KRE) for product support for defence systems and upgrade of opto-electric sighting and navigation complex for Su-30MKI aircraft).
bAnanth Technologies and Research and Production Corporation to set up technical and logistic support in India for T90 S&T72 tanks in service with the Indian Army.
bSpace Era and KRET to set up technical and logistics support in India.
bOSKROSOMARINE and Russian company JSC AGAT for post-sale support for Fregat radar installed onboard naval frontline warships.
bKrasnet Defence Technologies and JSC Concern AGAT for co-operation in the field of after-sales support of equipment manufactured by JSC AGAT and installed on board Indian ships.
bAviatech Enterprises and JSC AGAT for co-operation in after-sales support of equipment manufactured by JSCAGAT and installed on board Indian naval ships.