Friday, Oct 07, 2022

Defence Acquisition Council


Defence Acquisition Council approves procurement from start-ups

March 23, 2022 2:12 am

In a meeting chaired by Defence minister Rajnath Singh Tuesday, the DAC also approved a new, simplified procedure to fast-track procurement from iDEX startups and MSMEs.

Explained: What are defence offsets? Here' everything you need to know

October 05, 2020 10:04 am

Effective today, the new Defence Acquisition Procedure removes the clause for offsets for certain kinds of defence contracts. How does the offset policy work, and why has this step been taken?

Defence ministry clears new blacklisting policy, projects worth Rs 82,000 cr

November 07, 2016 8:41 pm

The DAC also gave Acceptance of Necessity (AoN) to Indian Air Force's plan to purchase 83 Tejas Mark 1A aircraft at a cost of Rs 50,025 crore, Defence Ministry sources said.

Defence services to review acquisition plans, budget needs for next 10 years

February 24, 2016 1:53 am

This was the last meeting of the DAC before the presentation of the Union Budget on February 29. In Budget 2015-16, Rs 93,657 crore had been budgeted for capital expenditure out of an overall defence budget of Rs 2.46 lakh crore.

Building capacities

July 21, 2014 12:30 am

In ending public sector monopoly, defence ministry has laid the foundation for a defence-industrial base.

Procurement of missiles for Barak systems cleared

December 24, 2013 2:30 am

Navy to procure anti-submarine craft; 41choppers cleared

MoD clears additional purchases of C 130J aircraft,T 90 tanks

September 14, 2013 2:17 am

The order,worth over Rs 6,000 crore,will be executed by the Avadi Heavy Vehicles Factory.

DAC approves new Defence Procurement Policy

April 22, 2013 10:41 am

The new policy (DPP) aims to create a strong defence manufacturing base in the country.

In a first,pvt Indian firms can bid to make artillery guns

April 12, 2013 1:38 am

The upgunning of 130 mm guns was originally awarded to Israeli firm Soltam

MoD nod for Rs 6,000-cr purchase

October 30, 2012 12:37 am

Puts off decision on chopper deal