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Defence ministry approves procurement of frontline fighter jets, missile systems at cost of Rs 39,900 cr amid tensions along LAC
India

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
India

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.

Defence Acquisition Council gives nod for acquisition of 83 Tejas fighter air crafts for IAF
India

Defence Acquisition Council gives nod for acquisition of 83 Tejas fighter air crafts for IAF

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'
India

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
Politics

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
India

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
India

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.

Union govt gives nod to strategic partnership model seeking to boost indigenous defence industry
India

Union govt gives nod to strategic partnership model seeking to boost indigenous defence industry

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

Defence ministry approves measures to simplify procurement of military platforms and weapons
India

Defence ministry approves measures to simplify procurement of military platforms and weapons

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
India

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

India invests big on security at army camps, but equipment acquisition process should be expedited
India

India invests big on security at army camps, but equipment acquisition process should be expedited

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
India

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
India

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

Indian Navy to acquire 111 helicopters worth Rs 21,738 crore after government clears mega project
India

Indian Navy to acquire 111 helicopters worth Rs 21,738 crore after government clears mega project

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.

Narendra Modi in Russia: PM invites Russian companies to invest in defence production
India

Narendra Modi in Russia: PM invites Russian companies to invest in defence production

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.

Narendra Modi govt gives nod to largest ever naval project costing over Rs 20,000 crore
India

Narendra Modi govt gives nod to largest ever naval project costing over Rs 20,000 crore

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.

Defence Ministry to take a call on the purchase of Rafale fighter jets
India

Defence Ministry to take a call on the purchase of Rafale fighter jets

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

Defence ministry clears mega purchase, howitzers, Dhanush artillery guns on buy list
India

Defence ministry clears mega purchase, howitzers, Dhanush artillery guns on buy list

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.

Defence Acquisition Council chaired by Manohar Parrikar to discuss shopping list on Saturday
Politics

Defence Acquisition Council chaired by Manohar Parrikar to discuss shopping list on Saturday

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.

Manohar Parrikar says yes to deal with Russia on S-400 missile system
India

Manohar Parrikar says yes to deal with Russia on S-400 missile system

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.