NORTH TECH SYMPOSIUM 2019

                                                                                                                                

EVENT & OBJECTIVES

Northern Command is the most operational command of Indian Army and is actively engaged in Counter Insurgency and Counter Terrorism operations in Jammu and Kashmir.  There is a continuous requirement of Commercial Off-The-Shelf (COTS) equipment available globally including manufactured indigenously for surveillance and communication besides solutions towards soldier protection and various security related platforms. We are looking to engage with the private sector, Defence PSUs, R&D Organisations viz DRDO, etc and Academia, who can be valued partners in development, fabrication and induction of technologically advanced systems to meet the needs of the Northern Command Theatre, for procurements through the Army Commander’s Special Financial Powers (ACSFP) fund. 

 

With this as the background, an annual event titled North Tech is conducted at Udhampur, which provides an efficacious opportunity for knowledge diffusion, with an intended end state of creating awareness of contemporary technologies and hardware solutions available with the spectrum of manufacturers, as also interface with the field Army to orient their products towards our specific operational requirements. Identified equipments are subsequently invited for trials and induction in Northern Command. Lastly, engagement and display of the products in this event also serves to provide a platform to all ranks to enhance their technological thresholds for conduct of efficient and smooth operations.

 

The web interface is to acquaint, orient and assist interested parties to register for North Tech - 2019 scheduled on 26 - 27 September 2019. The event will be inaugurated by GOC-in-C Northern Command and the equipment will be displayed for all user of Weapons / Equipment as well as Procuring Branches of Headquarters Northern Command. The display will include variants/upgrades of range of products as mentioned under ‘Products Display’ link.
 
 
Enhance technological knowledge base of the environment through joint Army - Industry participation  to acquaint with prevalent state of the art technologies and Commercial Off-The-Shelf (COTS) solutions available in defence products for operational exploitation in various domains of operations in Northern Comd.
 
Objectives
 
Engage with Industry to identify unique/ customized solutions to meet operational requirements of the Field  Army by providing a platform to the  Original Equipment Manufacturer / Vendors to showcase products as also provide a forum for exchange of ideas between end users and Original Equipment Manufacturers / Vendors,R & D ongs, DPSUs etc with an endeavour to explore the possible avenues of procurement. 
 
To create an effective eco system for promoting an environment for diffusion on contemporary defence technologies and products available globally including indigenously manufactured equipment.