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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 Finance Minister Jaitley disappointed Defence Minister Jaitley

The finance minister hiked the total defence expenditure from Rs 203,672 crore in FY 2013-2014 to Rs 229,000 crore for FY 2014-2015. Though the increase appears substantial, it is insufficient to......

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......

  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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New chief to take over army reins today

General Dalbir Singh will inherit on Thursday the leadership of the army from General Bikram Singh when the force is in the midst of a costly... ...

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India-US to discuss defence deals during Hagel visit

India and the US are expected to discuss military deals worth over Rs 20,000 crore during the three-day visit of American Defence Secretary Chuck... ...

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fully loaded agenda, high expectations

Nuclear and trade issues are likely to dominate talks as US Secretary of State John Kerry lands in Delhi on Wednesday night for the Indo-US... ...

http://www.thehindu.com/news/national/kerry-visit-fully-loaded-agenda-high-expectations/article6261131.ece
Why Finance Minister Jaitley disappointed Defence Minister Jaitley

The finance minister hiked the total defence expenditure from Rs 203,672 crore in FY 2013-2014 to Rs 229,000 crore for FY 2014-2015. Though the... ...

http://www.rediff.com/news/column/gurmeet-kanwal-why-finance-minister-jaitley-disappointed-defence-minister-jaitley/20140715.htm
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

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