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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
From Bofors to Agusta: How can defence deals be kept clean?

Feb 15, 2013

From Bofors to Agusta: How can defence deals be kept clean?

Down the years, despite one corruption scandal after another, we've learnt nothing about making the arms procurement process transparent and corruption-free. #OnOurMind #AK Antony #Bofors scandal #Defence procurement #AgustaWestland
Boom! India in $660 m deal for howitzers aimed at China

May 12, 2012

Boom! India in $660 m deal for howitzers aimed at China

This is India's first purchase of field guns for the Army since the Bofors scandal. It will go some way to remedy the alarming depletion in ammunition levels that the Army chief recently highlighted. #China #BAE Systems #Bofors #M777 howitzer #Defence procurement
Defence procurement policy being reviewed: Ministry

May 02, 2012

Defence procurement policy being reviewed: Ministry

The new DPP will look at broadening the scope of offsets and bringing Transfer of Technology under its ambit. #NewsTracker #Ministry of Defence #Naveen Jindal #defence procurement policy
Defence procurement policy being reviewed: Ministry

Sep 28, 2014

Love me tender: the art of winning a State contract

Paul Quinn manages the biggest business in Ireland yet few people know his name or indeed what he looks like. The 47-year-old Dubliner spends a whopping €9bn a year on an eclectic range of goods and services, from paper clips and toilet rolls to hosp...
Defence procurement policy being reviewed: Ministry

Sep 01, 2014

The Dogs of War: DND pooches to get cameras

The Department of National Defence is looking to add a bit more bite to its operations and potentially help out troops in some hairy situations. DND is preparing to buy 12 canine-mounted vests and camera systems for use in training and operations, ac...
Defence procurement policy being reviewed: Ministry

Sep 01, 2014

The Dogs of War: DND pooches to get cameras

The Department of National Defence is looking to add a bit more bite to its operations and potentially help out troops in some hairy situations. DND is preparing to buy 12 canine-mounted vests and camera systems for use in training and operations, ac...