The AFT bench has also laid down certain guidelines regarding medical fitness of officers of high ranks such as Major Generals
Acknowledging the appointment of Nirmala Sitharaman as the first full-time woman defence minister, Amul came up with a quirky cartoon; adding an interesting twist with the phrases ‘Defence Ministree’ and ‘Sabka Nirmal Anand’ — which translate to ‘everyone’s moment of bliss’.
F-INSAS envisages multi-calibre and multi-mode equipment for the infantry soldiers
Apache attack choppers: The self-sealing fuel system in the chopper protects it against the loss of fuel, making it handy in case of a war. According to its maker Boeing, the AH 64 is capable of classifying and prioritizing of up to 128 targets in less than 60 seconds.
Earlier this year, defence minister Manohar Parrikar had said that India will finalise orders for defence procurement of Rs 2.8 trillion by 2016.
The panel, in its report, has criticised the defence services for passing such orders in, essentially, what are private matrimonial disputes.
According to the Ministry, till date 977 companies and 46 countries have registered for participating in the Expo.
15 defence suppliers, including six foreign firms, are currently blacklisted by the defence ministry while 23 other firm are under scrutiny.
The Indian Express spoke to three firms bidding for the FICV project, who said that by executing the project under DPP-2008, the indigenous content will only be 30 per cent
Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar has appointed a three-member committee to investigate how six Jaish terrorists succeeded in penetrating the facility in spite of intelligence warnings that an attack was imminent.
The decision to choose Indian contenders to manufacture these jackets is being seen as a great push to the government’s Make In India initiative.
The Committee has stressed upon issuing advisories in the form of ‘Do’s and Dont’s and capsule courses in military academies to sensitise about responsible usage of social media.
By entering into a strategic partnership with chosen Indian private firms, the government will give them a firm commitment and do away with the system of awarding contracts to lowest bidder for these military platforms.
The MoD has acknowledged that restoration of the inherent financial powers to the DFP 2006 rules has come following pressure from the three forces.
Arbitration Tribunal finds Ministry at fault for rejecting company’s anti-mine boots