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Manohar Parrikar greenlights purchase of 814 artillery guns worth Rs 15,750 crore
Indian Express

Breaking the Bofors jinx: Parrikar okays proposal to buy 814 a...

In a fresh bid to break the Bofors jinx, Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar has cleared a proposal to acquire 814 artillery guns for Rs 15,750 crore while deferring decision on joint bid by Tata Sons and Airbus to replace IAF's Avro transport fleet ..., 2 months ago
Enter Parrikar, Guns Blazing The Freepress Journal, 1 month ago

Bofors Jinx over: India to buy artillery guns after 25 years

The Defence Ministry today approved the proposal of purchasing mounted guns for Rs 17,750 crore, that would end the two-and-a-half decade drought of artillery in Indian Army, putting aside the political fear factor related to 'Bofors scandal'. The ...
 NetIndia123.com2 months ago Indian Defence Acquisition Council authorises purchase of artillery guns  Army Technology2 months ago

OFB sits on tender to make latest charge systems for Bofors

NAGPUR: The country may be close to getting indigenous 155mm howitzers, similar to the Bofors guns, but it is nowhere close to manufacturing the 'charge' for shells, a vital component without which a shell cannot be propelled out of the gun. Some ...
 Times of India1 month ago
India Today

India invites bids for $2.4-bn artillery contract

Indian soldiers load a Bofors artillery gun prior to firing during the "Operation … India on Saturday invited bids for a $2.4-billion artillery deal while deferring a decision on acquiring 106 Swiss Pilatus aircraft for fighter pilot training. ...
 Yahoo! Singapore2 months ago New artillery programme for Indian Army  India Today2 months ago India invites bids for US$2.4b artillery contract  Brunei Times2 months ago India invites bids for $2.4 billion artillery contract  Times of Oman2 months ago

Why I'll Never Talk About the Gandhis: Amitabh Bachchan to NDTV

New Delhi : In an exclusive interview to NDTV, actor Amitabh Bachchan said that he does not intend to talk about his infamous falling out with the Gandhis after the Bofors scandal. "This is something I need to contain with me and not make it ...
 NDTV4 days ago


India's DRDO is working on an ambitious project of developing a self-contained HMV-mounted Laser weapon system that will auto-seek and destroy UAVs upto a range of 5km under normal environmental conditions. With further R&D, the system will ...
 IPA Newspack.com1 week ago

The debate over defence middlemen

New Delhi: When defence minister Manohar Parrikar announced on 31 December that the government will introduce a policy, perhaps as early as February, to regularize the role of middlemen in arms purchases, there was a distinct sense of déjà vu. In ...
 Livemint.com1 week ago India mulls switching from Rafale to Su30MKIs  Defense Update3 weeks ago Government to Tweak Defence Buy Policy, Let Agents With Rider  New Indian Express3 weeks ago Rafale in storm clouds, Parrikar says IAF can make do with Sukhoi-30s  Business Standard India3 weeks ago
Kashmir Observer

India to legalize middlemen for defence deals

NEW DELHI: Indian government's new policy legalizing middlemen in arms purchases - a source of massive controversies in the past - will be in place soon, Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar told the media. "The middle men have to be declared and their ...
 Kashmir Observer3 weeks ago January 1, 2015 @ 12:02 PM India Allows Participation Of Middlemen In Defense Deals India to legalize middlemen in arms purchases for avoiding hurdles with many foreign manufacturers, who find it difficult to negotiate...  Defense World3 weeks ago Will Respond to Pak Firing With Double Force: Defence Minister  NDTV3 weeks ago Defence lobbying will be legal soon  Millennium Post1 month ago
Times of India

Parrikar clears defence projects worth Rs 4444 cr

Defence minister Manohar Parrikar on Wednesday cleared proposals to buy military equipment worth Rs. 4,444 crore, including four survey vessels for the navy for Rs. 2,324 crore. Chairing the second meeting of the defence acquisition council ...
 Hindustan Times1 month ago Three decades on, defence minister clears Rs 15,750 crore howitzer projects  Times of India2 months ago
Business Standard India

Parrikar likely to allow arms agents, impose steep fines for wrongdoing

Will focus procurement on giving soldiers essential combat kit; promises policy within six months to reduce blatant terrorist attacks from Pak Ajai Shukla | New Delhi December 13, 2014 Last Updated at 00:29 IST Publicly enunciating his impending ...
 Business Standard India1 month ago
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