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DAC reviews imported equipment plans

January 15, 2022 5:38 am

Although there was no official word on the outcome of the meeting, sources said several such projects were taken up, including helicopters for the Coast Guard and vehicles for the Army.

PM Narendra Modi’s Israel visit: India likely to get Heron-TP armed drones

July 04, 2017 6:35 pm

Also called as Eitan drug, the Heron TP-armed drones, manufactured by Israel Aerospace Industries, can help India in cross-border strikes with less potential damage to the personnel. The drones are also capable of detecting, tracking and taking down targets with air to ground missiles.

Army to get K9 Vajra-T howitzers

January 11, 2016 1:28 am

100-gun deal estimated to cost between Rs 4,500 crore and Rs 5,000 crore

To prevent corruption, smaller defence deals brought under ‘integrity pact’

September 28, 2015 4:15 am

The ministry’s step comes in the backdrop of the government’s ongoing effort to amend the DPP 2013.

Defence deals: Panel bats for partial ban, hints at space for middlemen

August 27, 2015 1:41 am

In its recommendations, the committee also hinted at a possible space for middlemen, besides urging the government to look at Indian private sector with trust to boost Make In India.

Rs 30,000 cr defence deals: Panel clears purchase of aircraft, guns

July 15, 2015 2:36 am

Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar on Tuesday made way for the purchase of four additional P-8i long-range maritime reconnaissance-anti submarine warfare aircraft.

SC rejects PIL against appointment of CAG

February 12, 2015 1:08 am

The petition, had stated that as country’s auditor Sharma would be judging a number of defence deals that were concluded or cleared when he was the defence secretary.

Eyes on defence deals, Western powers rush to court PM Narendra Modi

June 30, 2014 1:36 pm

PM Narendra Modi prepares to overhaul India's soviet-era weaponry and lead the country towards modernisation.

PM: Making defence deals less vulnerable to unethical practices

May 24, 2013 2:46 am

Faced with allegations of kickbacks in defence deals,particularly the VVIP chopper deal scandal,Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Thursday said that the government is seeking to maintain ‘probity’ and ‘transparency’ in defence procurements even as he made a case for increased presence of the private sector in the defence manufacturing field.

VVIP chopper deal: Middlemen should have no role in military contracts,says Russia

February 27, 2013 4:52 pm

Middlemen in defence deal provide 'extra potential' for corruption,says Russia.