Speaking on India-Pakistan relations, Gandhi said Modi doesn't have 'a "deeply thought-out strategy" on Islamabad.
"But we are also there, so in case they come, we will face them."
The NDA government has been extensively focusing on ensuring indigenous production of military equipment and platforms under its Make in India initiative.
The report came days after Indian Army chief General Bipin Rawat said the time had come for India to shift focus to its northern border.
Chinese and Indian troops faced off on the disputed Doklam plateau between Bhutan and China after the Chinese People's Liberation Army began building roads through the area.