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Why India's defence indigenisation is in a rut

The end goal of defence procurement should be not import or indgenisation, but securing the country through able and ready armed forces, says Air Marshal P V Athawale (retd) The maxim 'machines do......

The Rafale deal is Modi's 'masterstroke'

'Under the present Defence Procurement Procedure, it would have been a nightmare, and a long, long one at that, to build 108 Rafales in India. Modi realised this and took the wise decision, though......

Rafale negotiations to start this month: Parrikar

Ahead of French defence minister Jean-Yves Le Drian’s visit, India on Monday said that negotiations for procurement of Rafale fighter jets for the Indian Air Force will begin this month and......

Procurement process for armed forces to be expedited: Jaitley

The ‘slow pace’ of acquisition of weapon systems is a matter of concern and the new government will work towards ‘expediting’ the procurement process to meet the......

Arms acquisitions languish without funds or coordination

India's cumbersome arms procurement procedures and a plodding Ministry of Defence bureaucracy have long been blamed for shortfalls in combat capability. Now there is another, more worrying, reason......

Parrikar unveils Defence Procurement Procedure

  Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar on Monday unveiled the much-awaited Defence Procurement Procedure, saying it will ensure transparency and speed in acquisition process and boost the 'Make......

Can Parrikar overhaul defence procurement?

  As the DefenceExpo gets underway in Goa, Brigadier S K Chatterji (retd) says the proposed Defence Procurement Procedure 2016 should ensure that the Indian defence industry is on the path to......

New defence purchase policy soon

Defence Minister A K Antony has sprung a surprise by revealing that the Ministry of Defence (MoD) would implement a new procurement policy this year. Of late, he has been facing mounting criticism......

Make Indian, buy Indian: Defence Minister's mantra

At least 40% of a product must be manufactured in India for it to qualify for the Indian Designed, Developed and Manufactured category. Image: Defence ministry is incentivising industry.......

Lapsed tenders hurt Modi's 'Make in India' defence industry push

Indian firms have spurned some $15 billion worth of government tenders to make a range of weapons since 2013, defence ministry officials say, in a blow to Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his......
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Blanket blacklisting to go in defence deals

Military procurement won't be held up The new policy will have a pointed product-specific ban that will aim at punishing the corrupt suppliers and... ...
Manohar Parrikar scraps major rifles deal with Israeli firm over corruption tone

The tender was under the scanner over the possibility of favours being given to Israeli firm, Israeli Weapons Industry, over its other rivals in... ...
Colt, Heckler and Koch, Israeli Weapon Industries,..

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Indian Army to Effectively Upgrade its Artillery Strength with New Howitzers

BENGALURU: Aiming to safeguard the country from cross-border attacks, the Defence Acquisition Council (DAC) finalized the formal procedures... ...
India likely to reconsider acquiring M777 ultra light howitzers with US

The USD 650-million deal for the 145 howitzers is critical, and Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar is likely to consider proposals for acquiring 145... ...

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