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Defence Equipment Market & Manufacturing in India 2017

  • ID: 3989279
  • Report
  • April 2017
  • Region: India
  • 500 Pages +
  • Eninrac Consulting Private Limited
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Analysing Business Case and Evaluating a USD 50 Billion Opportunity


  • Airbus
  • BEL
  • Boeing
  • Finmecchanica
  • HAL
  • Lockheed Martin
  • MORE

Time has come for India to leave the average behind and take a leap to go for global leadership in manufacturing. For Indian manufacturing to soar high and to reach at the top nosh level as per the global benchmarks, “ Make in India” (MII) has given enough fillip to convert this into a reality. Like other manufacturing segments, Indian defence facet being no different is projected to be one of the highly investment seeking sector in the MII campaign. India has been rapidly enhancing its spending on defence year on year. Presently, India stands as the third largest defence spender in the world after US and China. Equipment spending by Ministry of Defence has increased 15-20% over the last five years and is projected grow at a much escalated speed in near future.

Key Queries Resolved:

  • What shall be the key enablers for beefing up Defence manufacturing in India?
  • What has been the key challenges that has set back the domestic manufacturing of Defence equipment in India in past?
  • What shall be the scope of Defence industrialisation in India?
  • What would be the planned spending on land systems?
  • What would be the planned spending on naval systems?
  • What would be the planned spending on aerospace systems?
  • What would be the planned spending on technical systems?
  • What would be the future scope of domestic R&D for Defence manufacturing?

Although, India is among the top ten military spenders in the world. However, unlike other geographies which have large defence industries to support their domestic needs, Indian requirements are primarily met by government players into the domain and imports. With importing nearly USD 5.5 Billion worth of military hardware, India has emerged as the largest arms importer in the globe accounting nearly 15% of such imports internationally. Hence self-reliance to sustain the needs of Indian defence sector is of vital importance for strategic and economic reasons. Since the government has been assiduously working upon building the  defence manufacturing capabilities over the years. But to look beyond the customary curve , “Make in India” has triggered the  positive sentiments for making India to stand at par with its global counterparts with respect to its in house defence manufacturing competencies.

USPs associated with the report are as follows:

  • First hand sector knowledge and inputs
  • Primary research inputs from F2F interviews with domain experts
  • Experts insights and market reviews taken into consideration
  • Validated data and analysis
  • Opportunity mapping and market sizing
  • Germinates from minds that think fresh to evolve path finding guide for all stake holders through quality information and analysis
  • Free query handling and analyst support for three months from the date of report procurement

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  • Airbus
  • BEL
  • Boeing
  • Finmecchanica
  • HAL
  • Lockheed Martin
  • MORE

1. Executive Summary

2. Indian Defence Industry: Tracking Growth
2.1 Indian Defence Industry: A Know How
2.2 Defence Manufacturing Policy overview
2.3 Ease of doing business in India
2.4 Defence and Other Manufacturing in India: A Comparison

3. Investments in Indian Defence Sector: Planned & Actual Track
3.1 XIIth Plan Expenditure and Growth Plan
3.2 Planned Expenditure on Land Systems
3.3 Planned Expenditure on Naval Systems
3.4 Planned Expenditure on Aerospace Systems
3.5 Planned Expenditure on Technical Systems

4. Defence Industry Structure: India & Global Benchmarks
4.1 Defence Industry Structure in India: An Overview
4.2 PSUs in Defence Sector & Value of Sales
4.3 Ordinance Factories in India
4.4 Key Private Players in India
4.5 Framework of Indian Defence Industry

5. Tracking regulatory & policy landscape for Defence Manufacturing Market in India
5.1 Defence Procurement Policy (DPP)
5.2 Defence Production Policy
5.3 FDI & Liberalisation Policy
5.4 Research & Development Policy
5.5 Make in India Policy
5.6 Category Wise

6. Demystifying Defence procurement process in India
6.1 Evolution of DPP- A Roadmap
6.2 Procurement Pipeline for Defence Sector
6.3 Request for Interest & Request for Proposals
6.4 Understanding Defence Underspend
6.5 Reducing Process Cost

7. Degree of Defence Industrialiation in India
7.1 Optimising Value of Technology Transfer: From Know how to Know why
7.2 Role of International OEMs in India
7.3 FDI Policy implementations and results
7.4 Achieving 70% Indigenisation: Realistic Estimates
7.5 Barriers to Entry in India Defence Sector

8. Business Process Track to setup manufacturing Unit in India
8.1 Cutting down imports
8.2 Addressing Political hurdles
8.3 Adequate Budget Utilisation- XIth and XIIth Plan
8.4 Building Domestic Capabilities in Key Technologies
8.5 Tapping Export Avenues
8.6 Key Learning’s from the World

9. Sizing USD 50 Billion Opportunity Scale of Defence Market in India
9.1 Global Trends & Landscape for Defence Industry
9.2 Defence Expenditure in India: Detailed Study
9.3 Defence Production in India
9.4 Defence Imports in India
9.5 Make in India: Opportunities for Defence Sector
9.6 Opportunities for Private Sector as OEMs, PPP and R&D
9.7 Offset & Export Opportunity for India (Sales and Services)
9.8 Homeland Security Opportunity

10. Defence Equipment Market Size in India
10.1 Market Size of Land System Equipment in India
10.2 Market Size of Naval System Equipment in India
10.3 Market Size of Aerospace System Equipment in India
10.4 Market Size of Electrical System Equipment in India
10.5 Reducing Process Cost

11. Defence Equipment Market Outlook in India-2022
11.1 Market Outlook of Land System Equipment in India-2022
11.2 Market Outlook of Naval System Equipment in India-2022
11.3 Market Outlook of Aerospace System Equipment in India-2022
11.4 Market Outlook of Electrical System Equipment in India-2022

12. Transforming Defence Manufacturing effective in India: Key Global Trends
12.1 Dedicated Channel/Private Defence Companies (Case Study: NDIA Structure of US)
12.2 Segregation of Critical Technologies & Focus Research Areas (Case Study: Defence Technology Strategy of UK, Priority Industrial Capability of Australia)
12.3 Incentive Plan and Production Planning Support
a. Case Study: Alternative Simplified Credit of US
b. Case Study: R&D Tax Credit of US
12.4 Single Window Procurement Policy and Framework
a. Case Study: Defence Equipment Support of UK
b. Case Study: Defence Procurement Study for South Korea
12.5 Dedicated Source for Supporting Local Defence Ecosystem
a. DIPS of Australia
b. AIC of Australia

13. Dealing with Key Challenges and Building On Drivers for Defence Equipment Manufacturing in India
13.1 Building Local Capabilities
13.2 Policy Ambiguities and Contradiction
13.3 Poor procedural issues mining Private Sector
13.4 Underspent Defence Structure Budget
13.5 Indigenous R&D Roadblocks
13.6 Setting National Defence Manufacturing Commission
13.7 Make & Buy/Make in India Mandate for Flagship Programme with Legitimate Financial Models
13.8 Implementing& Managing Rakshi Udyog Ratna (RUR. & Building Private Sector Capabilities)
13.9 Defence Procurement Infra Improvement
13.10 Adequate Regulatory and Policy Support

14. Key Business Participants & Companies Profiling
14.1 International Companies
a. Lockheed Martin
b. Northrop Grumman
c. Boeing
d. BAE Systems
e. General Dynamics
f. Eurocopters Typhoon
g. Raytheon
h. Finmecchanica
i. Thales
j. L3 Communications
k. Airbus
l. Rafael
14.2 PSUs
a. HAL
b. BEL
d. MDL
f. BDL
h. HSL
i. OFB
j. GSL
14.3 Domestic Private Players
a. Tata Advanced Systems
b. Larsen & Toubro
c. Ashok Leyland
d. Bharat Forge
e. Mahindra Group
f. Godrej & Boyce
g. Reliance

15. Publisher Perspective

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  • Airbus
  • BEL
  • Boeing
  • Finmecchanica
  • HAL
  • Lockheed Martin
  • MORE

Key Highlights:

  • Growth of Indian Defence Industry
  • Actual and planned investments/expenditures in Indian Defence Sector
  • Domestic and global benchmarks vis-à-vis Defence industry structure
  • Regulatory and Policy landscape for Defence manufacturing in India
  • Defence procurement process in India
  • Defence equipment market size and outlook in India - 2022
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  • Airbus
  • BAE Systems
  • BEL
  • BEML
  • Boeing
  • Eurocopters Typhoon
  • Finmecchanica
  • General Dynamics
  • HAL
  • L3 Communications
  • Lockheed Martin
  • MDL
  • Northrop Grumman
  • PSUs
  • Rafael
  • Raytheon
  • Thales
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