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MOD blacklists foreign arms vendors without citing charges
To date none of the companies that Defence Minister A K Antony publicly named have been told the charges against them, nor has any CBI charge sheet been filed. Ajai Shukla reports For years,......
Stage set for Indian Army's artillery gun trials
With artillery having killed more soldiers during the last century than any other battlefield weapon, the decade-plus delay in equipping the Indian Army with modern artillery guns is widely......
10 years after Kargil, Bofors upgrade hangs fire
On the tenth anniversary of the Kargil conflict, the gun that did so much to facilitate that victory-- the 155 mm Bofors FH-77B-- could be staring at a major setback. With India's artillery......
Don't block gun trials, Army chief urges Antony
A worried army chief, General Deepak Kapoor, has protested to Defence Minister A K Antony about the derailing of vital defence purchases by allegations of corruption. On June 10, General Kapoor......
France offers Indian Army its best artillery
France, which has supplied advanced Mirage-2000 fighters and Scorpene submarines to India, on Tuesday offered to become its full weapons development partner to produce front-line land combat......
India prefers the Russian arms bazaar
Part I: India's arms bill: Rs 32,000 crore-plus Costly imports will continue to help India maintain both conventional and nuclear deterrence even though the price negotiation committee of the......
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