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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
Nov 25, 2017
Rafale jets row: With two hostile neighbours, India cannot afford to waste time on technicalities of dealThe purchase of 36 Rafale jets from France is now mired in such deep controversy that its is more confusing than enlightening.
Oct 28, 2017
Nirmala Sitharaman asks officials to address top military firms' concerns over licensing, tax issuesDefence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Saturday issued directions to officials for addressing top military firms' concerns over licensing and tax issues.
Sep 05, 2017
Shekatkar Committee report's key principle: Armed forces must replace tradition with pragmatismAcceptance of certain recommendations made by the Lieutenant-General DB Shekatkar Committee, set up last year to suggest ways and means to enhance the combat potential of the armed forces and re-balancing defence expenditure, has been a subject of much discussion
Sep 03, 2017
Narendra Modi's bet on Nirmala Sitharaman sounds risky, but could be key to defence modernisationNirmala Sitharaman's excellent links across the world and experience as commerce minister will be very useful as India's defence preparedness moves into a high gear
Aug 27, 2017
Arun Jaitley says India's location geopolitically sensitive, defence preparedness can't be compromisedDefence Minister Arun Jaitley said India was located somewhat sensitively and the nation's defence preparedness was something "we could never compromise on"
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.
Jul 08, 2016
Time for Manohar Parrikar to implement reforms in Ministry of DefenceHaving addressed a series of long-pending issues of modernisation and 'Make in India' initiatives, Union Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar can now seriously get down to the most critical reform related to professionalising the structures of the Ministry of Defence
May 04, 2016
AgustaWestland case: Don't hold your breath, middlemen are here to stayThe fact that India cancelled the deal for the 12 VVIP AgustaWestland choppers (even though three were sent over for testing) robs the whole scandal of its sting
Mar 29, 2016
More transparency, speed: Manohar Parrikar unveils new defence procurement policyThe new DPP also allows the Defence Acquisition Council to take the "fast-track" route to acquire weapons