List of Countries who import Defence Products from India

List of Countries who import Defence Products from India

List of Countries who import Defence Products from India: At present, India is considered as one of the largest importer of defence equipment, but our country is making steady progress in exports of defence products as compare to other countries including those who are big names in the export market like the US, Germany, Australia, Finland, France,Israel, South Africa and Sweden. All these countries are in the list of 42 nations that also included Azerbaijan,  Estonia, Indonesia, Guinea, Seychelles, Estonia, Indonesia, Guinea and the Philippines. India is the second largest importer of defence equipment just behind Saudi Arabia in 2019, according to the Stockholm International Peace Research Institute.

Minister of State for Defence, Shri Shripad Naik, in a written reply to Rajya Sabha on Monday states that “cost of the items and quantum of foreign exchange earned varies from company to company" and the ministry did not keep a record of the quantum of foreign exchange earned.

List of Countries who import Defence Products from India:



  • Sl. No.
    Country
    Item
    1.
    Australia
    5.56x45mm Ball MK N(SS109)
    2.
    Azerbaijan
    Sleeves-Mechanical Part
    PERSONAL PROTECTIVE HEADGEAR, Ballistic Vest Level IIIA, Hard Armour Plates ICW Level IV, Weight
    3.
    Botswana
    Round 84mm Models
    4.
    Estonia
    Sleeve 2 bady
    5.
    Finland
    Passive Night Sight
    6.
    Germany
    Over-vest with 2 Plate, Helmet, PE Panel, Bomb Suppression Blanket, Soft Armor Panel, Shiel with accessories
    Cartridge
    7.
    Guinea
    MK-4 Sleeping Bag Complete with inner lining
    8.
    Indonesia
    Modules and Programming cards
    9.
    Israel
    an empty outer cover of the Mortar Shell a SLEEVE 2- BADY
    10.
    Malaysia
    Brake Parachute with Pulley, Repair Kit and Manual for Brake.
    11.
    Namibia
    Unit Level Switch Board (ULSB) Mk III
    12.
    Norway
    Rifle
    13.
    Seychelles
    Costal Surveillance System
    DO-228 Aircraft
    14.
    Singapore
    Spare part of the Radar like Power Supply Module Card, Radar Distribution Card, Amplifier, Bus Bar Interface Card
    Bullet Proof Vest, Helmet with Accessories
    15.
    South Africa
    Rail Detonators
    16.
    Sweden
    Shelter SDGM, Technical Platform
    155x52mm Cal Barrel
    17.
    Turkey
    Laser Transmitter
    18.
    UAE
    Mine Protected Vehicle & Primer and Ammunition, Over-vest, Helmet, Soft Armor Panel
    CARPET LEVEL IIIA for protection of Civil Helicopters
    19.
    USA
    Date Link, Errogator
    Over-vest, Helmet, Hard Armor Panel, Soft Armor Panel, Polyethylene Plate PE Plate, Ceramic Plate
    20.
    Vietnam
    Acoustic Test Facility and Pressure Test Facility
    21.
    Oman
    Over-vest, Helmet, Ceramic Plate
    22.
    France
    Flexar Panel, Soft Armor Panel, Vehicle Armor Panel
    23.
    Czech Republic
    Ceramics Plate (tender)
    24.
    Philippines
    Over-vest
    25.
    Netherlands
    Hard Armor Plates
    26.
    Spain
    Over-vest with 2 ceramic plate, Vehicle Armor Panel, Ceramic Plate, Helmet
    27.
    Korea
    Over-vest
    28.
    Saudi Arabia
    BOMB BLANKE, TCeramic Plate, Helmet with Accessories, Over-vest, Night Vision Monocular & Night Vision Binocular
    29.
    Sri Lanka
    Over-vest, PE plate, Bulk Memory control Card, Power Supply, Trigger Board Raw DC Supply Board, Processor card-IRDP.
    30.
    Thailand
    Night Vision Binocular, Over-vest, PE plate
    31.
    Somalia
    PERSONAL PROTECTIVE HEADGEAR
    32.
    Burkina Faso
    Overvest with 2 Plate
    33.
    Mexico
    Vehicle Armor Panel
    34.
    Columbia
    Bullet Proof Vest, Hard Armor Plates, Bullet Proof Helmet
    35.
    Qatar
    Soft Armor Plate, Over-vest
    36.
    Iraq
    Body Protecting Items
    37.
    Lebanon
    Body Protecting Items
    38.
    Ecuador
    Body Protecting Items
    39.
    Uruguay
    Body Protecting Items
    40.
    Bahrain
    Body Protecting Items
    41.
    Japan
    Body Protecting Items
    42.
    Egypt
    Body Protecting Items like Helmet and Over-vests


Minister of State for Defence, Naik said in his written response that Indian exports to Qatar, Lebanon, Iraq, Equador, Uruguay, Japan and Egypt primarily comprised body protecting equipment


Last week, Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi in his speech at the DefExpo urged foreign manufacturers to set up base in India listing the steps the government has taken to improve India’s investment climate. 

PM Modi further said that the export of defence equipment from India was about ₹2,000 crore in 2014, the year he took office. He added that in the last two years, it had gone up to ₹17,000 crore. India’s target in the next five years is to export of $5 billion worth of military hardware which is about ₹35,000 crore.

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