Nothing will give the armed forces greater satisfaction than fighting and coming out victorious in war with indigenous technology and equipment, Chief of Defence Staff Gen. Bipin Rawat said on August 27.Also Read | Draft Defence Production & Export Promotion Policy issuedIn an address at a seminar on promoting self-reliance in defence, Gen. Rawat also said India’s armed forces are committed to hand-hold the domestic industry in developing next generation military platforms and equipment.Delving into complex security scenario, he said as India grows in stature, the security challenges are bound to increase “exponentially”.“Nothing will give us greater satisfaction than fighting and coming out victorious in wars with indigenous technology and equipment,” said the Chief of Defence Staff, adding the armed forces do not have any bias towards imported equipment.He also said industry leaders that ensuring a time-bound defence procurement process is a key focus of the newly-created Department of Military Affairs.Also Read | India not to import power equipment from China: R K SinghThe seminar was attended by Defence Minister Rajnath Singh and chiefs of the Army, Navy and the Indian Air Force (IAF).“India today is transiting through a period which is chequered with numerous challenges and threats. Our collective response to… Read full this story
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