Defence ministry approves procurement of frontline fighter jets, missile systems at cost of Rs 39,900 cr amid tensions along LAC
The defence ministry has also approved procurement of 248 ASTRA beyond visual range (BVR) air-to-air missile systems.
Day after successful test flight, Defence Acquisition Council clears acquisition of 83 Tejas aircrafts from HAL for Indian Air Force
Tejas, the first Light Combat Aircraft in Final Operational Clearance-standard (SP-21) took to the skies for its maiden flight in Bengaluru on Tuesday.
In a major boost to the 'Make in India' initiative,the Defence Acquisition Council (DAC) has paved way for procurement of 83 indigenous Tejas fighter aircraft for the Indian Air Force (IAF).
Defence Ministry shortlists domestic partners for Indian Navy’s Rs 45,000 crore submarine project under 'Make in India'
In a major step under 'Make in India' initiative, the Defence Ministry initiated the process for shortlisting domestic partners in the Rs 45000 crore project to build six submarines for the Navy in collaboration with foreign vendors. This is the second project being undertaken under the latest Strategic Partnership Model, with the first being the procurement of 111 Naval Utility Helicopters. All six submarines under this project will be built in India by the selected Indian Strategic Partner in collaboration with the selected OEM.
Rafale row: 'Peddling of lies has spread from sinking dynasty Congress to others in Mahajhootbandhan,' says Arun Jaitley
Arun Jaitley wrote: In relation to the Rafale deal where thousands of crores of public money has been saved, a new falsehood is manufactured on a daily basis.
Narendra Modi personally culpable in Rafale deal, say Yashwant Sinha, Arun Shourie: PM compromised security, allege ex-BJP ministers
Alleging Narendra Modi's "personal culpability" in the Rafale jet purchases, former BJP Ministers Yashwant Sinha and Arun Shourie on Tuesday accused the Prime Minister of "compromising national security".
Defence ministry approves procurement of 111 utility choppers of navy; clears proposals worth nearly Rs 46,000 crore
The decisions were taken at a meeting of the Defence Acquisition Council the ministry's highest decision-making body on procurement.
And the first project to kick off the long-delayed Strategic Partnership defence policy will be 111 utility twin-engine helicopters worth an estimated Rs 21,000 crore for the Indian Navy
In a major move, the Defence Ministry on Tuesday approved a series of measures to simplify procurement of military platforms and weapons.
Ministry of Defence clears military procurement worth Rs 3,687 crore, includes NAG missile, long-range guns
The Defence Ministry on Friday approved military procurement worth Rs 3,687 crore which included acquiring anti-tank guided missile NAG for the Army
Last 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
Defence ministry approves procurement of Rs 15,935 cr of ammunition; move comes after repeated delays, cancellations
The 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
In wake of Jammu attacks, defence ministry clears purchase of weapons for armed forces worth Rs 15,935 crore
In 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
In 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.
PM Narendra Modi invited Russian companies to invest in India by forming joint ventures, saying opportunities for them have opened up, especially in defence production.
In 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.
The 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
The 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.
The 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.
Ahead of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's visit to Russia, the Defence Acquisition Council (DAC) on Thursday approved a deal to buy Russian S-400 missile systems, defence ministry sources said.