Tuesday, February 23, 2010

India is currently the 10th largest defence spender in the world

Growth opportunities in Defence

Defence could be the next boom after the IT (information technology) and automotive sectors, hopes Wg Cdr Neelu Khatri (Retd), Manager, Defence Advisory Services, KPMG, New Delhi. “The total defence spending from 2010-2016 would be to the tune of $280 billion. Based on last five years' average revenue, capital expenditure on major acquisition would translate into about $115 billion,” she mentions, during a recent telephonic interaction with Business Line.


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