NEW DELHI : Indian Army has approved Project Sanction Orders for five Make -2 projects providing Impetus to Atma Nirbhaarta. Defence Ministry said, Make -2 projects are essentially Industry funded projects involving design, development and innovative solutions by Indian vendors for development of prototypes. These products are High-Frequency Man Packed Software Designed Radio, Drone Kill System, Infantry Training Weapon Simulator, 155mm Terminally Guided Munitions and Medium Range Precision Kill System. The provision of Make category of capital acquisition in Defence Procurement Procedure is a vital pillar for realising the vision behind the Make in India initiative.
The Ministry said, Indian Army is already progressing with 43 ongoing projects under the Make -2 procedure of Capital Acquisition. 17 out of 43 projects have been initiated through suo-moto proposals received from the industry, which has generated enthusiasm and confidence in the Indian defence industry.