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Feb 15, 2018
India invests big on security at army camps, but equipment acquisition process should be expeditedLast week's attack on the Sunjuwan army camp in Jammu appears to have jolted the defence ministry out of its slumber, getting it to approve a Rs 1,487 fund to boost security and fortify its bases
Feb 14, 2018
Defence ministry approves procurement of Rs 15,935 cr of ammunition; move comes after repeated delays, cancellationsThe procurement of new ammunition is especially important for the country because the defence ministry had cancelled a $500 million deal with Israel just last month
Feb 13, 2018
In wake of Jammu attacks, defence ministry clears purchase of weapons for armed forces worth Rs 15,935 croreIn a major decision, the defence ministry approved capital acquisition proposals worth Rs 15,935 crore which included purchase of 7.40 lakh assault rifles, 5,719 sniper rifles and light machine guns to bolster the strength of the armed forces
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.