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Success! Desi howitzers trials a hit, indigenous Bofors even better than Swedish original

Apr 28, 2015

Success! Desi howitzers trials a hit, indigenous Bofors even better than Swedish original

the army has built an improved version of the original 155mm howitzer the Army bought in 1987 by upgrading the barrel from 39mm to 45mm. #NewsTracker #Army #Manohar Parrikar #Bofors #guns #Desi Howitzer
Breaking the Bofors jinx: Parrikar okays proposal to buy 814 artillery guns

Nov 23, 2014

Breaking the Bofors jinx: Parrikar okays proposal to buy 814 artillery guns

In a fresh bid to break the Bofors jinx, Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar has cleared a proposal to acquire 814 artillery guns for Rs 15,750 crore while deferring decision on joint bid by Tata Sons and Airbus to replace IAF's Avro transport fleet and also procurement of 106 Swiss Pilatus basic trainer aircraft. #Defence #Tata Sons #Manohar Parrikar #Bofors #guns
Navy setbacks show defence challenges facing next govt

Mar 25, 2014

Navy setbacks show defence challenges facing next govt

The resignation of the naval chief of staff weeks before a general election, reveals just how far the outgoing government's failure to equip its forces has eroded the trust of top commanders. #India #ThisisNext #Congress #BJP #Narendra Modi #Mumbai #Navy #Bofors #Defence procurement #Sindhuratna #Naval accident #Docks
Bofors scam BJP uses former CBI chief's book to attack Cong

Nov 13, 2013

Bofors scam BJP uses former CBI chief's book to attack Cong

The main opposition demanded that Congress come clear on the charges made by Mukherjee in his book- Unknown Facets of Rajiv Gandhi, Jyoti Basu and Indrajit Gupta especially in the context of Bofors and HDW submarine deals. #NewsTracker #CBI #Rajiv Gandhi #Bofors Scam #Nirmala See