India Announces Import Embargo on 101 Defence Items

Import Embargo on 101 Defence Items :- In a push to promote the domestic defence industry, Defence Minister Rajnath Singh on Sunday announced restrictions on import of 101 weapons and military platforms including light combat helicopters, transport aircraft, conventional submarines and cruise missiles by 2024. Making the announcement on Twitter, the defence minister estimated that the domestic defence industry would receive contracts

worth almost Rs 4 lakh crore within the next five to seven years as a result of the decision to prune the import list. Singh said the defence ministry is now ready for a “big push” to boost indigenous defence manufacturing in tune with Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s call for ‘Atmanirbhar Bharat’.

Here is the list of the items that have been put under embargo by the defence ministry:

  1. 120mm Fin Stabilised Armour Piercing Discarding Sabot (FSAPDS) Mark II Ammunition
  2. 7.62×51 Sniper Rifle
  3. Tracked Self Propelled (SP) Gun (155mm x 52 Cal)
  4. Towed Artillery Gun (155mm x 52 Cal)
  5. Short Range Surface to Air Missiles (Land variant)
  6. Shipborne Cruise Missiles
  7. Multi Barrel Rocket Launcher (MBRL) (Pinaka Variant)
  8. Simulators Presenting Smart Ranges And Multi-Function Targets
  9. Battalion Support Weapons Simulators
  10. Container-based Simulators for Live Fire Training
  11. Tailor-made Simulators for Counter Insurgency (CI)/Counter Terrorism (CT) based Training
  12. Force-on-force Live Tactical Simulators / Infantry Weapon
  13. Tank Simulators (driving, as well as, crew gunnery)
  14. 155mm/39 Cal Ultra-Light Howitzer
  15. Successor of Flycatcher &Upgraded Super Fledermaus (USFM) / Air Defence Fire Control Radar (ADFCR)
  16. Component Level Repair Facility for Tank T-90
  17. Shipborne Close in Weapon System
  18. Bullet Proof Jackets
  19. Ballistic Helmets
  20. Missile Destroyers
  21. Multi-Purpose Vessel
  22. Offshore Patrol Vessel
  23. Next Generation Missile Vessels
  24. Anti-Submarine Warfare Shallow Water Crafts
  25. Water Jet Fast Attack Craft
  26. Ammunition Barges
  27. 50ton Bollard – Pull Tugs
  28. Survey Vessels
  29. Floating Dock
  30. Diving Support Vessels
  31. Pollution Control Vessels
  32. Anti-Submarine Rocket Launchers
  33. Shipborne Medium Range Gun
  34. Torpedo Tube Launcher for Light Weight Torpedoes
  35. Magneto – Rheological Anti Vibration Mounts
  36. All variants of Depth Charges
  37. Shipborne Sonar System for Large Ships
  38. Hull Mounted Submarine Sonar
  39. Short Range Maritime Reconnaissance Aircraft
  40. Anti-Submarine Rocket
  41. Chaff Rockets
  42. Chaff Rocket Launcher
  43. Integrated Ship’s Bridge System
  44. Light Combat Aircraft (LCA) MK I A – Enhanced Indigenised Content
  45. Light Combat Helicopters
  46. General Purpose Pre Fragmentation Bombs between 250-500 Kg
  47. Radar Warning Receiver (RWR) for Transport Aircraft
  48. Ground Based Mobile ELINT System
  49. Transport Aircraft (Light)
  50. GSAT-6 Satellite Terminals
  51. Aerial Delivery Systems for Transport Aircraft
  52. Digital Tropo Scatter/LOS Communication System
  53. Low Level Transportable Radar
  54. High Power Radar (HPR)
  55. CBRN Detection & Monitoring System
  56. CBRN Decontamination & Protection System
  57. Parachute Tactical Assault (PTA)- G2
  58. Dragunov Upgrade System
  59. PKMG Upgrade System
  60. Simulators for A Vehicles / B Vehicles
  61. Simulators for Towed and Self Propelled Guns of Air Defence
  62. Simulators for Correction of Fire by Observers
  63. Military trucks of 4×4 and above variants: 12×12, 10×10, 8×8, 6×6
  64. Fixed Wing Mini UAVs
  65. 500 Ton Self Propelled Water Barges
  66. Software Defined Radio (TAC) for IN
  67. Next Generation Maritime Mobile Coastal Battery (Long Range)
  68. Advance Landing Ground Communication Terminals (ALGCTs)for AGLs
  69. Field Artillery Tractor (FAT) 6X6 for Medium Guns
  70. Wheeled Armoured Fighting Vehicle (AFV)
  71. Light Machine Gun
  72. 125 mmFin Stabilised Armour Piercing Discarding Sabot (FSAPDS)New Generation Ammunition
  73. Assault Rifle 7.62 x 39mm
  74. 30 mm Ammunition for Infantry Fighting Systems
  75. Mine Fragmentation
  76. Mine Anti-tank
  77. Mine Anti-Personnel Blast
  78. Multipurpose Grenade
  79. Inertial Navigation System for Ship Application
  80. Conventional Submarines
  81. 40mm UBGL (Under Barrel Grenade Launcher)
  82. Lightweight Rocket Launcher
  83. 155 mm Artillery Ammunition
  84. EW Systems
  85. Material Handling Crane 2.5 to 7.5 Tons (Vehicle Mounted)
  86. GRAD BM Rocket
  87. 30MM HEI/HET
  88. ASTRA-MK I Beyond Visual Range Air to Air Missile (BVR AAM)
  89. EW Suit for MI-17 V5
  90. Communication Satellite GSAT-7C
  91. Satellite GSAT 7R
  92. Basic Trainer Aircraft (BTA)
  93. Expendable Aerial Targets
  94. Small Jet Engines with 120kgf thrust
  95. Light Low Level Terrain Radar (LLLWR)
  96. Close in Weapon System (Land based)
  97. 23 mm ZU Ammunitions
  98. 30mm VOG 17
  99. Electronic Fuses for Artillery Ammunitions
  100. Bi- Modular Charge System (BMCS )
  101. Long Range – Land Attack Cruise Missile

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