Benefits of Membership include:

Relationship and network building opportunities across defence & national security agencies across India

Support in making the right connections for your organisation in India to accelerate your business development opportunities

Named membership on IDEA website

Invitation to attend the annual Member Only Events including the Industry and Defence Personnel

Introductions to potential supply chain partners in India and overseas

Effective feedback system between Association members and Government with special attention to each Business sector of Defense Industry.

Participation in the policy making with Government through association voice.

Influencing the influential with right methodology of the times.

Facilitate collaborative R&D where required

Participate along with other Countries similar Associations to strengthen the outreach of SMEs and MSMEs


IDEA’s membership embodies the full spectrum of corporate, government, academic, and individual stakeholders who form a vigorous, responsive, and collaborative community in support of defense and national security.

Membership Category

Corporate Membership

Corporate Membership is for commercial organisations of any size based in India, whose business interests include (or aspire to include) supply to Defence and/or other Government Agencies.

Associate Membership

Associate membership is for non-commercial organisations, Government agencies, other government funded agencies, research institutes, academic institutes and think tanks etc.

The Process to join IDEA

Step1 : Identify the correct Membership Category for your organization

Step 2 : CLICK HERE to access the Membership Application Form

Step 3 : Complete and submit the Form and send us through email

Step 4 : Consideration of the Application by the IDEA Board and
approval by a majority of the Board

Step 5 : Onboarding as a Member and payment of Membership Fee.