Indian Air Force deputy commander requires the development of advanced weapons and learn from the Chinese model
Indian LCA fighter project has been made for over 20 years still have not mass production
LONDON November 22 news: According to The Telegraph, Calcutta, India 19 reported that the Indian Air Force deputy commander Barber pull (PKBarbora) will be publicly criticized politicians for the Indian army’s modernization investment is not enough, resulting in a large number of weapons and equipment obsolete, unable to meet wartime needs. He also asked domestic companies learn from the Chinese model, by reverse research methods to get more advanced weapons and technology.
reported that Barbera’s speech may make those who insisted that the government is doing all modern armed forces, politicians and bureaucrats unhappy. But in fact, the Indian Air Force fighter fleet is still very backward. Navy submarine force is declining, the Army has not been for twenty years with new heavy artillery guns. Armed forces weapons, ammunition and the pace of aging systems, replacement of new equipment than the government faster than the speed.
Barbera said the defense departments of state professional ethics, coupled with the Indian government do not want to lift ban on foreign direct investment in the practice of the defense sector, are preparing for the state of the Indian armed forces had a negative impact. “Over the years, politics are not reliable, because sometimes the government, sometimes the reasons for the opposition – no matter what the policy announcement, the opposition will say” no “, people have got used to this kind of thing However, the defense forces, but then a very bad influence. “
reported that the Indian government will report directly to foreign companies manufacturing equipment for the armed forces at 26% of investment restrictions. However, some large foreign companies want to increase this limit to 49%. Indian government also rejected the British BAE Systems and India’s military vehicles maker Mahindra Defence Systems, a joint venture proposal.
India’s largest defense company Hindustan Aeronautics Limited has proudly declared that it can “produce doors for Airbus,” which, Barbera quipped: “Look at China right, they can produce the entire plane. “For the Indian private sector, Barbera said:” The development of private industry but also the need to choose the market space, rather than by government-designated course, which requires compliance with certain guidelines. “India’s capital over more spent on the import of aircraft, rather than the country’s aviation manufacturing sector.
He urged private companies in the “reverse engineering” fields to learn from China in order to promote technological development. “China has completed all the reverse engineering. Who have the courage to question why China? Did no one cares if there is no ability to self-production, we must know how to reverse engineering. For various reasons, we have not made any progress.” (Compilation: Spring)