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Jan 31, 2018
Budget 2018: India among biggest importers of arms, yet army lacks sufficient ammunitionDespite being the world's fifth largest importer of weapons, the major worry for the Indian Army during a war would be a shortage of ammunition
Feb 01, 2017
Budget 2017: Defence allocation up over 6.2% at Rs 2.74 lakh cr in 2017-18The capital outlay for the three defence services for the purchase of new equipment, weapons, aircraft, warships and other military vehicles stood at Rs 86,488 crore for 2016-17 as compared to Rs 78,586 crore for this fiscal.
Jan 30, 2017
Budget should focus on defence modernisation, address concerns over Make in IndiaWhile the recent liberalisation of Defence Procurement Policy in 2016 (DPP 2016) is a welcome move by the government, there are still concerns that remain.
Jan 24, 2017
Budget 2017 is critical for future of defence; here's how Modi govt can make a differenceSupporting the business case for private companies in India is key to drive their credible participation in defence projects
Oct 30, 2016
Armed forces' pay-and-rank parity: PMO told defence ministry to get forces involved in policy; MoD did oppositeThe news item elaborated that PMO strongly believed matters relating to the armed forces should not be decided by civilian bureaucrats sitting in North and South Block and that the military leadership should be involved more in decision-making.
Sep 18, 2016
Rafale deal: French Defence Minister Jean Yves Le Drian to arrive in IndiaDefence sources said if all goes well, the Inter Governmental Agreement (IGA) on rafale deal will be signed on 23 September.
Sep 03, 2016
India signs 12 agreements with Vietnam, extends $500m for defence cooperationIndia on Saturday extended $500 million Line of Credit to Vietnam for facilitating deeper defence cooperation with the south east Asian nation
Jun 21, 2016
Defence FDI reforms unshackle sector to make India a hubThe present removal of FDI cap is likely to be first exploited mainly by lower tier foreign defence suppliers
Jun 21, 2016
100% equity in defence is great, but govt shouldn't ignore cutting edge technology100% FDI in defence will be a big boost for ‘Make in India’ in defence.