The 16th Annual Report to Congress on the Impact of Offsets in Defence Trade has the following to say: Between 1993-2010, US firms agreed to $78.08 billion worth of Offsets out of defence exports worth $111.59 billion, or nearly 70%. Technology transfer was among the top 3 offset categories. NEGATIVES FOR US: The report however […]Read More US report on the Impact of Defence Offsets on Its Defence Industrial Base
SO PAPA DON’T PREACH (On Defence Offsets) “We have the “once-in-a-century” opportunity to get it right when it comes to changing how we buy defence equipment.” Honourable Diane Finley, PC, MP, Minister of Public Works and Government Services, Announcing the Defence Procurement Strategy, Ottawa, Ontario, February 5, 2014 The High Tech Forum on Defence Innovation, […]Read More CANADA FIRST!
This – “Why China will fight for a global climate deal next year” is good news for the Planet. Time for everyone to realise together that we have only one planet! We see no sign of effective international action, so fusion technology, massive afforestation and use of green technologies will have to offset national emissions. Moreover, the […]Read More Let’s get Serious! They say China Will…
Uploaded here – AGENDA INDIAN A&D INDUSTRY GROWTH is an excellent report prepared by Commodore (Rtd) Sujeet Samaddar, NM, Director and CEO, ShinMaywa Industries India Private Limited and member of the High Tech Forum on Defence Innovation launched at IDSA. To encourage indigenous high-tech manufacture, he has outlined several measures that would help provide a level playing […]Read More PROPOSALS FOR ENERGIZING INDIAN AEROSPACE AND DEFENCE INDUSTRY by Commodore Sujeet Samaddar