Mangaluru: Make In India? 7 Indian Companies supplied Components for IS Explosives

Mangaluru: A European Union-mandated study by the Conflict Armament Research showed that seven Indian companies have supplied components for Islamic State explosives. The list named 51 firms in 20 countries, suggesting governments and companies need to do more to track their equipment. The study traced the origins of around 700 bombs made by the militant group, and said there was no illegality on the part of the companies that supplied these parts. The seven Indian firms supplied “most of the detonators, detonating cord, and safety fuses documented”, it said.


Companies from Turkey, Brazil, Romania, Russia, the Netherlands, China, Switzerland, Austria, the Czech Republic and the United States were also on the list. Thirteen Turkish firms were named, making Turkey the country with the most companies supplying components to the group. The report found that IS was able to sometimes acquire material in under a month, as few were overseeing the supply chain.

The 20-month-long study looked at bombs seized from the Iraqi towns of al Rabia, Kirkuk, Mosul, and Tikrit and the Syrian town of Kobani. CAR’s executive director James Bevan said, “These findings support growing international awareness that ISIS in Iraq and Syria are very much self-sustaining – acquiring weapons and strategic goods, such as IED components, locally and with ease.”


  1. Sonia Gandhi and Vadra might have equity in all these 7 companies.

    Now the Congies and lefties would call it as Freedom of Sale 🙂

Leave a Reply

Please enter your comment!

The opinions, views, and thoughts expressed by the readers and those providing comments are theirs alone and do not reflect the opinions of or any employee thereof. is not responsible for the accuracy of any of the information supplied by the readers. Responsibility for the content of comments belongs to the commenter alone.  

We request the readers to refrain from posting defamatory, inflammatory comments and not indulge in personal attacks. However, it is obligatory on the part of to provide the IP address and other details of senders of such comments to the concerned authorities upon their request.

Hence we request all our readers to help us to delete comments that do not follow these guidelines by informing us at Lets work together to keep the comments clean and worthful, thereby make a difference in the community.

Please enter your name here