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Irregularity charges in howitzer purchase being probed: Govt

Complaints of alleged irregularities have been received in connection with Army's plan to procure ultra light howitzers worth over Rs 3,000 crore and a committee has been formed to probe these......

India to buy 145 howitzers from US for over Rs 3,000 cr

India will issue a request to the US government next month for procuring 145 M777 ultra light howitzers for the Army at a cost of over Rs 3,000 crore."The Letter of Request (LoR) for procuring 145......

In first after Bofors, army buys howitzers for 3000 cr

The defence ministry has cleared the acquisition of 145 Ultra Light Howitzers from the United States under a Rs 3,000 crore deal, according to sources. This is the first such agreement to procure......

Why US guns won't boom in India anytime soon!

For years, New Delhi and Washington have negotiated the purchase of 145 M777 howitzers. Ajai Shukla reports The army's wait continues for a critical weapon system, the 155 millimetre ultralight......

How measly spending may jeopardise India's security

The allocation in the defence budget is inadequate to meet India’s long-term threats, especially from China and Pakistan, says Gurmeet Kanwal. The funds allotted for defence expenditure by......

  People speak for ultra light howitzers

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Q. Which is important - fighting corruption or strengthening Defence? This question is based on the cancellation of army trials on the Pegasus ultra-light howitzer, after the manufacturer, Singapore Technologies Kinetics (STK), was suspended on suspicion of links with a discredited MoD official.
:  A. 300 years of psychophancy and slave like behaviour has changed our basic approach to life, society and country. Today, the person who can boast of...... more

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India set to drop US gun purchase

New Delhi, July 12: The Indian government looks set to cancel a proposed purchase of heavy guns from the US, further delaying the army's field... ...

http://www.telegraphindia.com/1140713/jsp/nation/story_18609958.jsp
Higher cost delays guns for Army

New Delhi: In what will be a blow to the Army's plans for modernisation of its artillery through acquisition of ultra-light howitzer guns from the... ...

http://www.deccanchronicle.com/140712/nation-current-affairs/article/higher-cost-delays-guns-army
Govt confirms deal for ultra-light howitzer artillery guns with the US has hit a dead-end

TOI was the first to report that the proposed deal for the M-777 howitzers, which had escalated from $647 million (Rs 3,882 crore) to $885 million... ...

http://timesofindia.feedsportal.com/c/33039/f/533916/s/3c67630c/sc/24/l/0Ltimesofindia0Bindiatimes0N0Cindia0CGovt0Econfirms0Edeal0Efor0Eultra0Elight0Ehowitzer0Eartillery0Eguns0Ewith0Ethe0EUS0Ehas0Ehit0Ea0Edead0Eend0Carticleshow0C382167420Bcms/story01.htm
Procurement of howitzers hit by cost issues

New Delhi, Jul 11 (PTI) The procurement of 145 ultra-light howitzers for the Army "has not progressed" due to issues over cost of the deal and... ...

http://www.ptinews.com/news/4909485_Procurement-of-howitzers-hit-by-cost-issues.html
Foreign investment cap in defence increased to 49%

The Union government allocated an additional Rs 5,000 crore to the country's defence budget, increasing it by over 12 per cent in 2014-15 over the... ...

http://www.dnaindia.com/india/report-foreign-investment-cap-in-defence-increased-to-49-2001254

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