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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

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Defence procurement policy being reviewed: Ministry

Jun 16, 2014

Defence Forces to spend €150k a year on bread

NAPOLEON said 'an army marches on its stomach' but feeding so many mouths is proving a costly exercise for the Defence Forces. In fact, around €150,000 is forked out every year on bread alone, the Irish Independent has learned. The figure was reveale...