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Oct 31, 2017
Indian Navy to acquire 111 helicopters worth Rs 21,738 crore after government clears mega projectIn a major move, the defence ministry approved procurement of 111 utility helicopters for the Indian Navy at a cost of Rs 21,738 crore, in the first acquisition to be cleared under the strategic partnership model.
Oct 29, 2017
Indian Army finalises mega procurement plan to replace ageing, obsolete weaponsArmy has finalised one of its biggest procurement plans for infantry modernisation under which a large number of light machine guns, battle carbines and assault
Jun 01, 2017
Narendra Modi in Russia: PM invites Russian companies to invest in defence productionPM Narendra Modi invited Russian companies to invest in India by forming joint ventures, saying opportunities for them have opened up, especially in defence production.
May 21, 2017
Narendra Modi govt gives nod to largest ever naval project costing over Rs 20,000 croreIn a major move to ramp up naval strength, the defence ministry has given an in-principle approval for the construction of four amphibious assault ships, also called the Landing Platform Docks (LPD), in the private sector at a cost of over Rs 20,000 crore.
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