Slide 1
Slide 2
Slide 3
Slide 4
Slide 5
previous arrow
next arrow


Aatmanirbhar Bharat: Makers of Indian Defence is an exclusive TV series on ET NOW that puts the spotlight on the Defence Manufacturing Industry in India and profiles those orgnizations that are helping to fulfill the Make in India dream in the Defence sector, a reality.


The series will bring to the forefront the work and stories of several leading defence companies as well as their contribution towards making India self-reliant in the Aerospace &Defence sector. It will also showcase to the world in general and our nation in particular, the growing capabilities of India’s defence industrial complex, and what the Indian & foreign-origin companies that operate here have to offer.


  • Airframe Manufacturers
  • Air-to-Ground and Coastal Defence Systems
  • Anti-Piracy Technologies
  • Anti-tank / Wall Breaching Weapon Systems
  • Artillery Systems and Ammunitions
  • C4ISR Systems
  • CBRN Detection, Identification, Warning and Protective Systems
  • Close Defence Weapons
  • Clothing – Camouflage
  • Command, Control and Communication (C3) Systems
  • Communication Systems
  • Cyber Defence – Electronic Warfare
  • Day-Night Vision Devices
  • Defence Barriers & Walls
  • Diving and Underwater Operations, Vehicles and Equipment
  • Energy Storage Systems
  • Engines and Transmission Systems – Propulsion Systems
  • Geographical Information System – Position Finding – Navigation
  • Government-Related Security Organizations
  • Guns and Ammunition
  • Helmets, Visors, Masks, Ear and Eye Protection
  • Hybrid Electric Power System
  • Information Security
  • Land Vehicles
  • Maintenance, Repair and Overhaul
  • Media
  • Missile Systems
  • Navigation Systems
  • Parachuting and Air Delivery
  • Private Security Companies
  • Satellite Communications
  • Search, Rescue and Safety Equipment
  • Shipbuilders
  • Sighting / Aiming Systems
  • Software for Military Applications
  • Sonar and Radar Systems
  • Surveillance, Reconnaissance and Security Systems
  • Tactical Equipment
  • Target Acquisition / Rangefinder
  • Testing Equipment
  • Training Equipment – Simulation Devices
  • Unmanned and Autonomous Systems
  • Weapons and Combat Systems

A nation with a strong defence industry will not only be more secure. It will also reap rich economic benefits – it can boost investment, expand manufacturing, support enterprise, raise the technology level and increase economic growth in the country.”

Narender Modi




Knowledge Partner

KPMG entities in India are professional services firm(s) offering services to national and international clients in India across sectors. The firm strive to provide rapid, performance-based, industry-focused and technology-enabled services, which reflect a shared knowledge of global and local industries and experience of the Indian business environment.


The firm has a well-established Aerospace and Defence sector practice in India and has effectively advised several governments, leading global and Indian original equipment manufacturers and other members of the A&D supply chain on spectrum of services ranging from policy advisory, business performance services, transaction services and tax and regulatory services including offset advisory.

Media Partners​

ET NOW is India’s No.1 English –language business and finance news channel, owned and operated by the Times Network. Launched in 2009, ET NOW has redefined benchmarks over the past 12 years and has become a formidable news brand in the business & finance landscape of India and the world. It is dedicated to India’s development and helping its citizens ‘Rise With India’ and has evolved to encompass the areas of Politics, Governance, Environment, Technology under its domain of coverage.

Aviation & Defence Universe is a specialist news and information website. It covers the armed forces, homeland security, defence industry, civil aviation and international relations. Special sections on special days, about specific armament, equipment, technologies, institutions, organizations, armed forces and related subjects, will always be its endeavour. And of course regular coverage in all formats, be it interviews, features, reports, by-lined articles and editorials both signed and unsigned, will be its pursuit. Adhering to our catch line – We just report facts, we don’t change them– ADU has always aimed at journalism at its ethical best.

PR Partner

Inter Corp is an independent Public Relations and Media Management firm based in India. We bring specialized knowledge of various key sectors and domains, including Defense, Aerospace and Aviation. Inter Corp specialises in providing tailor-made campaigns for industry clients and other organisations. We have undertaken and run pan-India, multi-target campaigns. Our specialised services include media management, policy intervention, and campaign ideation and execution.

Initiative by

The Catalysts is a Marketing Communications Firm specializing in providing Events & Media Solutions to its clients. The company also runs some very interesting business series on various news channels covering key verticals like CSR (, Defence (, Logistics ( & Family Business (



Manish Chhetri

Neelima Bhardwaj Bhargava