By Sangeeta Saxena

  • Lets get to know them

Parc de Expositions, Paris. 19 June 2024. Indian defense private sector’s presence at Eurosatory 2024 highlights a significant milestone in India’s journey towards becoming a major global player in defense manufacturing and technology. The event successfully showcased the sector’s strengths and capabilities, paving the way for future collaborations and growth opportunities on the international stage.

The  presence of the Indian defense private sector at Eurosatory 2024 is a testament to India’s growing influence and capabilities in the global defense arena. By showcasing their products and engaging in strategic dialogues, Indian companies demonstrated their commitment to contributing to global security and advancing defense technologies.

The participation of Indian private defense firms at Eurosatory 2024 is expected to yield significant long-term benefits. It not only enhances India’s reputation as a reliable defense technology partner but also opens up new avenues for exports and international collaborations. The event underscored the potential for Indian companies to play a pivotal role in the global defense supply chain, driving innovation and fostering sustainable growth.

Lets get to know  the Indian private sector companies exhibiting at Eurosatory 2024.

AMDesigns & Verman Manufacturing

” At the forefront of cutting-edge technology, our company specializes in the development of state-of-the-art cable harnesses tailored for Aerospace and Defense applications. We deliver unparalleled quality through our Automated Test Equipment (ATE) racks, high-performance RF drawers, and robust electromechanical assemblies. Our solutions ensure optimal performance and reliability in the most demanding environments, reinforcing our commitment to pioneering excellence and innovation in the industry. We are AS9100D certified company and approved offset vendor from Indian Ministry of Defense
We specialize in the development of state-of-the-art cable harnesses tailored for Aerospace and Defence applications. We deliver unparalleled quality through our Automated Test Equipment (ATE) racks, high-performance RF drawers, and robust electromechanical assemblies.
We also specialize in manufacturing high precision Machined components like Slotted Antenna, RF Microwave passive components and mechanical chassis for Aviation, Space & Defence Applications,” explained Manish Jasani,

Sandeep Metalcraft Pvt Ltd

“We are the largest manufacturer of Ammunition Fuzes in India. We are displaying a wide range of Ammunition Fuzes, for all calibre from 23mm till 155mm, along with Safe and Arming Devices, Shells, Tail Units, Primers and other Ammunition hardware required for Land, Air and Naval applications. Further, we are also displaying a wide range of components and sub-assemblies used in Small Arms like Bayonet, Monopod, Bipod, Piston Extn, Barrel Extn, Trigger Assy etc. ” stated Sagar Agrawal, Vice President.

Tardid Technologies

” At Eurosatory 2024, Tardid is showcasing four solutions: the A5 Meglan autonomous surveillance boat, the EBM series of outboard motors, the Railway Collision Avoidance system ‘Neuroeye,’ and the Autobot Crawler for barrel and pipeline inspection. All solutions are trained on the Brainbox AI platform.

The A5 Meglan and Neuroeye garnered significant interest from the European railway industry and partners. The A5 Meglan, in particular, stood out among other unmanned systems, attracting inquiries from the Middle East, Europe, and Australia. The Tardid EBM also drew attention, with potential distribution opportunities from Swiss and Indian boat manufacturers.

A notable highlight was that each Tardid solution was unique, with no “me-too” offerings. We also had a productive discussion with the Indian Ambassador to France. Overall, our first experience at Eurosatory 2024 was rewarding, and we now look forward to participating in Euronaval later this year , ” said COO & Cofounder Aastha Verma.

Mahavir Spinfab

“Mahavir Spinfab is a leading innovator and producer of textile systems, developed for the safety of humans. We work with various industries and defence organisations, delivering them innovative products – to protect their people from life-threatening situations. Established in 1995, with avision to harness the advancements in technical textiles to produce garments and safety solutions for challenging environments. The organisation started as a small coating facility in Kanpur, India. Since then, we have grown, both vertically and horizontally, expanding and cultivating our team and capabilities. Today we’re aproud group of more than 1000 people, with an annual production capacity of 15 million metres of fabric and 3 million units of garments.
Owing towards our commitment – we control the manufacturing process – right from the fibre stage. We weave, process, finish and fabricate everything in-house. We have developed an expertise in textile and apparel technolo- gy and continue to leverage ti to build robust systems that can withstand the test of time and the challenging environment that they can be used in,” stated Rishabh Jain, Director.

Zen Technologies

” Zen Technologies Limited is showcasing its realistic Combat Training Solutions and Counter Drone System at Eurosatory 2024. Located in Hall 5B within the India Pavilion, Zen has had a large footfall over the last 3 days. Various military delegations visiting Eurosatory have made a stop at Zen’s Stall expressing their interest in the different products offered by Zen . Zen has been a stop for different departments of the French Defence Forces and military delegations from Tanzania, Rwanda, Armenia amongst others.
In addition to the interest shown by the users of Zen Systems, mainly defence and police forces, Zen has also had a great deal of interest shown by different companies across Europe who have expressed their interest in being partners with Zen for the European Market. Many of these interactions have been very promising and we are hopeful to see Zen making inroads into the European Market in the near future, ” explained Brig. Adil Mahmud.

This list is not exhaustive . ADU had asked each and every private company present at Eurosatory 2024 to give a short At the Show report . The ones who sent are covered here.