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Aug 12, 2016
Defence Ministry to take a call on the purchase of Rafale fighter jetsThe Defence Ministry's top acquisition council is likely to take up this month the final report submitted by a team negotiating the much-anticipated Rafale fighter jet deal with France
Jun 25, 2016
Defence ministry clears mega purchase, howitzers, Dhanush artillery guns on buy listThe Defence Ministry on Saturday paved the way for purchase of 145 Ultra Light Howitzers, worth about USD 750 million, from the US and also approved bulk production of 18 Dhanush artillery guns.
Jun 24, 2016
Defence Acquisition Council chaired by Manohar Parrikar to discuss shopping list on SaturdayThe Defence Acquisition Council (DAC), chaired by Manohar Parrikarwill offer clarity on the Navy, Air Force and the Army's plans to procure missile boats, special operations vehicles, long-range air defence systems artillery modernisation programme respectively.
Dec 17, 2015
Manohar Parrikar says yes to deal with Russia on S-400 missile systemAhead of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's visit to Russia, the Defence Acquisition Council (DAC) on Thursday approved a deal to buy Russian S-400 missile systems, defence ministry sources said.
Sep 02, 2015
DAC gives go ahead for further talks with France on Rafale dealThe Defence Acquisition Council on Wednesday gave the go ahead to further negotiations for purchase of 36 Rafale fighter jets from France talks for which had got stalled, reviving hopes of the deal going through.
Jun 30, 2015
Indian Army yet to receive bullet-proof jackets promised to them in 2009A decade after the Indian Army's demand and six years after the government gave the proposal a go-ahead, the army is yet to receive lightweight bullet-proof
Mar 13, 2015
Rafale fighter jet deal not yet finalised, says Manohar ParrikarIndia's multi-billion dollar Rafale fighter jet contract with France has not been finalised yet and is still in the negotiation stage, Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar informed Lok Sabha on Friday.
Feb 27, 2015
India ordered military hardware worth Rs 83,858 cr since 2011Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar said foreign vendors got orders worth Rs 55,406 crore from IAF between 2011-12 and 2013-14 followed by Navy's Rs 25,454 crore and Rs 2,998 crore from Army.
Dec 17, 2014
Defence panel clears acquisition proposals worth Rs 4,444 crThe DAC, however, could not arrive at a decision on a joint bid by Tata Sons Ltd and Airbus to replace the Indian Air Force's Avro transport fleet, according to sources.
Dec 05, 2014
American firm Sikorsky bags contract for Navy's 16 multi-role choppersDefence ministry sources said the commercial bids were opened yesterday and since the US firm was the only left in the fray after the "partial ban" European company Finmeccanica, it emerged as the winner.