Does the 24 months deadline include the necessary certification procedures?
Yes. It is expected that the procedures involving production, testing and certification are completed within the stipulated 24 months.
Where can I find more details about certification guidelines for airborne products?
You may find the same in the document titled “Policy for Design Development and Production of Military Airsystems and Airborne Stores” and the document titled “Certification of Military Airsystems & Airborne Stores and Approval of Organizations” published by CEMILAC in the “Resources” section of this website.
Where can I find more details on industrial licensing requirements for Defence products?
The same can be found in the Press Notes dated January 01, 2019 and September 11, 2019 as released by Department for Promotion of Industry and Internal Trade. The links are mentioned below:
DIPP Press Note 1: https://dipp.gov.in/sites/default/files/Press%20Note_1_2019.pdf
DIPP Press Note 2: https://dipp.gov.in/sites/default/files/Press_Note_2_12092019.pdf