India Bans 101 Defence Items From Importing

India Bans 101 Defence Items From Importing

India’s Defence Minister Rajnath Singh has announced a ban on 101 defence items as part of “Atmanirbhar Bharat” program which initiates self-dependency.

This ban will come into force from December 2020 and will be completely implemented by December 2025 in a phased manner.

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Here is the list of some banned Items according to today’s decision

The below items will be embargoed by December 2020

  • 120mm Fin Stabilised Armour Piercing Discarding Sabot (FSAPDS) Mark II Ammunition
  • 7.62×51 Sniper Rifle
  • Tracked Self Propelled (SP) Gun (155mm x 52 Cal)
  • Towed Artillery Gun (155mm x 52 Cal)
  • Short Range Surface to Air Missiles (Land variant)
  • Shipborne Cruise Missiles
  • Multi Barrel Rocket Launcher (MBRL) (Pinaka Variant)
  • Simulators Presenting Smart Ranges And Multi-Function Targets
  • Battalion Support Weapons Simulators
  • Container-based Simulators for Live Fire Training
  • Tailor-made Simulators for Counter Insurgency (CI)/Counter Terrorism (CT) based Training
  • Force-on-force Live Tactical Simulators / Infantry Weapon
  • Tank Simulators (driving, as well as, crew gunnery)
  • 155mm/39 Cal Ultra-Light Howitzer
  • The successor of Flycatcher & Upgraded Super Fledermaus (USFM) / Air Defence Fire Control Radar (ADFCR)
  • Component Level Repair Facility for Tank T-90
  • Shipborne Close-in Weapon System
  • BulletProof Jackets
  • Ballistic Helmets
  • Missile Destroyer
  • Multi-Purpose Vessel
  • Offshore Patrol Vessel
  • Next-Generation Missile Vessels
  • Anti-Submarine Warfare Shallow Water Crafts
  • Water Jet Fast Attack Craft
  • Ammunition Barges
  • 50ton Bollard – Pull Tugs
  • Survey Vessels
  • Floating Dock
  • Diving Support Vessels
  • Pollution Control Vessels
  • Anti-Submarine Rocket Launchers
  • Shipborne Medium-Range Gun
  • Torpedo Tube Launcher for Light Weight Torpedoes
  • Magneto-Rheological Anti Vibration Mounts
  • All variants of Depth Charges
  • Shipborne Sonar System for Large Ships
  • Hull Mounted Submarine Sonar
  • Short Range Maritime Reconnaissance Aircraft
  • Chaff Rocket Launcher
  • Integrated Ship’s Bridge System
  • Light Combat Aircraft (LCA) MK I A – Enhanced Indigenised Indigenised Content
  • Light Combat Helicopters
  • Pre Fragmentation Bombs between 250-500 Kg
  • Radar Warning Receiver (RWR) for Transport Aircraft
  • Ground-Based Mobile ELINT System
  • Transport Aircraft (Light)
  • GSAT-6 Satellite Terminals
  • Aerial Delivery Systems for Transport Aircraft
  • Digital Tropo Scatter/LOS Communication System
  • Low-Level Transportable Radar
  • High Power Radar (HPR)
  • CBRN Detection & Monitoring System
  • CBRN Decontamination & Monitoring System
  • CBRN Decontamination & Protection System
  • Parachute Tactical Assault (PTA)- G2

The below items will be embargoed by from 2021

  • Wheeled Armoured Fighting Vehicle (AFV)
  • Light Machine Gun
  • 125 mm Fin Stabilised Armour Piercing Discarding Sabot (FSAPDS)
  • New Generation Ammunition
  • Assault Rifle 7.62 x 39mm
  • 30 mm Ammunition for Infantry Fighting Systems
  • Mine Fragmentation
  • Mine Anti-tank
  • Mine Anti-Personnel Blast
  • Multipurpose Grenade
  • Inertial Navigation System for Ship Application
  • Conventional Submarines

The below items will be embargoed by December 2022

  • 40mm UBGL (Under Barrel Grenade Launcher)
  • Lightweight Rocket Launcher
  • 155 mm Artillery Ammunition
  • EW Systems

The below items will be embargoed by from 2023 will not be imported

  • Material Handling Crane 2.5 to 7.5 Tons (Vehicle Mounted)
  • GRAD BM Rocket
  • 30MM HEI/HET
  • ASTRA-MK I Beyond Visual Range Air to Air Missile (BVR AAM)
  • Satellite GSAT 7R
  • Communication Satellite GSAT-7C
  • Basic Trainer Aircraft (BTA)
  • EW Suit for MI-17 V5

The below items will be embargoed by from 2024

  • Expendable Aerial Targets
  • Small Jet Engines with 120kgf thrust
  • Light Low-Level Terrain Radar (LLLWR)
  • Close-in Weapon System (Land-based)
  • 23 mm ZU Ammunitions
  • 30mm VOG 17
  • Electronic Fuses for Artillery Ammunitions
  • Bi- Modular Charge System (BMCS)

The below items will be embargoed by from 2025

  • Long-Range – Land Attack Cruise Missile (By December 2025)
Here is the tweet by the defence minister Rajnath Singh

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