Three indigenously-developed 155 mm 'Dhanush' artillery guns have been handed over to the Indian Army by the Jabalpur-based Gun Carriage Factory (GCF). "Three 155 mm howitzers (Dhanush) have been handed over to the army recently for user's ... Firstpost.com, 4 days ago
Indian Army gets three 'Made in India' artillery guns - MSN News US, 4 days ago
Thirty years after Bofors scandal, India to make the gun's 'desi' version - DNA, 3 weeks ago
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NEW DELHI: The Ministry of Defence has cleared the purchase of 145 ultra-light howitzer battlefield guns for $750 million from BAE Systems, US. The first such deal of field guns after Bofors scandal was finalised by the Defence Acquisition Council ...New Indian Express, 4 weeks ago India Stocks Up on Howitzers to Defend Its Border with China Defense One, 3 weeks ago Govt okays huge gun deal, India to purchase 145 Howitzers catchnews.com, 4 weeks ago Bofors jinx over; govt clears procurement of 145 ULH guns from US Newshence.com, 4 weeks ago
AgustaWestland must not go the Bofors way is the common political refrain. To Bofors, you could add HDW, the scandal over the purchase of German submarines just four years after Bofors; Sukhoi 30 jets from Russia, Israeli Barak missiles, and so on.DNA India, 2 months ago
Whether it was the Bofors gun in 1986 or Italian helicopters in 2012, a leak or disclosure at the source overseas is like dynamite, and usually impossible to refute.They acquire a life of their own in the hands of the media, says T N Ninan. The thesis that it is simpler, cheaper, more efficient and ultimately safer to finance political funding through offshore deals, and to park the money abroad, has been attributed rightly or wrongly to a long-dead member of the Gandhi family. The core ...Rediff.com, 2 months ago
New Delhi: The Defence Acquisition Council (DAC) on Saturday cleared a government-to-government deal to buy 145 M-777 ultra-light howitzer guns for the Indian artillery from the United States. The guns are manufactured in the US by BAE Systems. It ...Deccan Chronicle, 4 weeks ago DAC clears big gun deal with US Asian Age, 4 weeks ago
We get tangled up in our own crooked web on purchases, and the murky arms bazaar knows it, says Shekhar Gupta. We Indians are beyond boring old grandma's wisdom, like don't throw the baby out with the bath water. We just throw away the baby and keep the bath water. Take our military acquisitions, for example. Most new acquisitions become scandals. Many are then terminated, leaving our forces with a fraction of the needed inventory, and short of spares and ammunition. Nobody is caught and ...Rediff.com, 2 months ago
After a remarkably long wait of 30 years, the Indian Army will finally get its hands on new artillery guns. On Saturday (June 25), India's defence ministry approved a proposal to purchase 145 ultra light howitzer guns from the British weapons ...Quartz, 3 weeks ago
Google Sven Olof Joachim Palme (1927-1986) On February 28 1986, Swedish Prime Minister Olof Palme was gunned down in the streets while returning home with his wife after a movie. His killers were never brought to justice. Palme was a victim ...Sott.net, 4 hours ago
The past week has been a memorable one for Indian defence watchers. It all began on 25 June with the Indian Air Force creating military history by successfully flying the Sukhoi-30 MK India (Su-30 MKI) with the BrahMos supersonic cruise missile.Firstpost.com, 3 weeks ago Soaring High: How Light Combat Aircraft Tejas was inducted into Indian Air Force Firstpost.com, 3 weeks ago
The Air Force's long-range air defence systems, the Army's artillery modernisation programme and the Navy's plans to procure new missile boats and special operations vehicles will get policy clarity when the Defence Acquisition Council, headed by ...The Hindu, 4 weeks ago
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