With a two million sq. km Exclusive Economic Zone (EEZ) and a larger envisaged role in geo-politics, India needs to strengthen her national security including maritime security. Core to the objective of providing impregnable maritime security is the necessity to equip our armed forces with the best in class defense equipment including state of the art armament.
Under the ‘Make in India’ initiative, the Indian Navy has been at the forefront of indigenization activities with major advancements in ‘Float’ category, through successful manufacturing of platforms at domestic shipyards. Similarly, in the ‘Move’ category indigenization of engines, ship systems, sensors etc. has fructified to a great extent. However, under the ‘Fight’ category, not much progress has been made in indigenization of naval armament and weapon systems.
To provide opportunity for exchange of ideas, create awareness and identify emerging opportunities for Indian/International defence industry in the arena of naval armament, including MSMEs, Indian Navy in association with Society of Indian Defence Manufacturers (SIDM) & Confederation of Indian Industry (CII), is organising international seminar and exhibition on naval armament, ‘NAVARMS-2018’ with the theme ‘Make in India – Fight Category’: Opportunities and Imperatives, at India Habitat Centre, Lodi Road, New Delhi on 22-23 Nov 2018.
In the past, three editions of NAVARMS have been organized in 2007, 2010 and 2013 respectively. These have aroused much enthusiasm and active participation by the industry (both domestic and international), Ministry of Defence(MoD), Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) and the user. NAVARMS is the only international seminar and exhibition on naval armament (NA) conducted in the country which provides a common platform to all stakeholders involved in the lifecycle management of NA stores to share their views and concerns.
NAVARMS -2018 will be a two-day event spread over five plenary sessions on the first day, followed by Business to Govt Meetings on the second day.
The objective of the seminar is to identify means and ways for energizing Indian Navy’s Fight category sector, seek industry support for capital and revenue requirements, leverage potential of start-ups and incubators for defense R&D, product realization, and to identify any impediments to a mutually beneficial partnership between the industry and the government.
Theme & Conduct
The session-wise details of the event are as under:
22 Nov 2018
(a) Session I: ‘Opportunities for Naval Armament Industry-2030’
(b) Session II: ‘Needs and Concerns of the User and Industry’
(c) Session III: ‘Modern Trends and Technology in Armament Upgrade and Upkeep’
(d) Session IV: ‘Govt Policy Initiatives to Encourage Indigenisation’
(e) Session V: ‘Building of Indigenous Capability through Collaborative Approach between Industry, R&D organizations and Indian Navy’
23 Nov 2018
Business to Govt. meetings.
This session is in the form of a G2B wherein various project officers from the Indian Navy will directly interact with industry partners to offer a better understanding of the projects.
On both days, a dedicated area will also be available for participating firms/organizations to exhibit their product range and develop business.
Key Takeaways for Participants
• G to B meetings with project officers and further interaction on specific projects.
• Opportunity for the industry to showcase ideas, projects and capabilities to the Indian Navy, MoD and other stakeholders.
• Interaction with key stakeholders as well as business tie-ups with other industries, including foreign OEMs.
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Participation as a Delegate
Delegate participation Fees are
- INR 7,000 / - per delegate for SIDM/ CII SME Member
- INR 9,000/ - per delegate for SIDM/ CII Large Scale Members
- INR 6,000/ - per participant for 2 or more nominations - (SIDM /CII Member)
- INR 10,000/- per delegate for Non Members
- USD 500 per delegate for companies not registered in India
The fees mentioned above are inclusive of all taxes.