The Russian-Indian scientific and technical conference “Effective after sale service – assurance of high operability of arms and military equipment” was held within the International Aviation and Space Salon “MAKS-2015” in Zhukovsky at the House of Scientists TSAGI under the aegis of FSMTC of Russia on August 25, 2015.
A.V.Fomin, Director of FSMTC of Russia, A.V.Potapov, Deputy Minister of Industry and Trade of the Russian Federation, representatives of JSC “Rosoboronexport” and leading military-industrial complex enterprises, whose production is in demand at Indian arms market, took part in the conference work from the Russian side.
A.K.Gupta, Secretary (Defence Production) of the Ministry of Defence of the Republic of India, S.Garg, Joint Secretary (Defence Industry Development) of the Indian Ministry of Defence, representatives of Armed Forces Headquarters (Air Force, Navy, Army), Indian enterprises concerned with operating, maintenance and repair of Russian origin military equipment.
During the Conference, its participants discussed the existing issues in area of after sale service of Russian origin military equipment in India and exchanged opinions about its effectiveness increase. It was proposed to Indian partners a comprehensive approach for maintenance of arms and military equipment during the whole life cycle from delivery to utilization.
During the Conference, held in close friendly atmosphere, the representatives of Russian and Indian military-industrial complex established direct contacts and achieved a number of arrangements on improving of maintenance quality of Russian origin arms and military equipment.
Date of publication: 13.11.2015