Tag: Defence Ministry

India approves proposals worth Rs 7,965 crore for Armed Forces modernisation

NEW DELHI: India’s Defence Ministry on Tuesday approved proposals worth Rs 7,965 crore for modernisation of the Armed Forces under ‘Make in India’. The Defence Acquisition Council chaired by Defence Minister Rajnath Singh, accorded Acceptance of Necessity (AoN) for capital acquisition proposals for modernisation and operational needs of the Armed Forces amounting to Rs 7,965 […]

India’s Defence Ministry approves procurement of military hardware worth Rs 13,165 crore

NEW DELHI: The defence ministry on Wednesday approved the procurement of military platforms and hardware worth Rs 13,165 crore that included 25 indigenously-developed ALH Mark-III helicopters for the Indian Army to boost its combat capabilities. The cost of acquiring the advanced light helicopters from the state-run Hindustan Aeronautics Ltd (HAL) has been estimated at Rs […]

Airbus gets Rs 22,000 crore contract form Defence Ministry for 56 C-295 transport aircraft

NEW DELHI: India has formalised the acquisition of 56 Airbus C295 aircraft to replace the Indian Air Force (IAF) legacy AVRO fleet as India’s Defence Ministry inked a nearly Rs 22,000 crore contract with Airbus Defence and Space of Spain to procure 56 C-295 medium transport aircraft which will replace Avro-748 planes of the Indian […]

Atma Nirbhar Bharat:Defence ministry to ban 101 items for import

NEW DELHI: Prime Minister Narendra Modi in his address to the Nation on May 12, 2020 had given a clarion call for a self-reliant India based on the five pillars, i.e., Economy, Infrastructure, System, Demography & Demand and announced a special economic package for Self-Reliant India named ‘Atmanirbhar Bharat’. Taking cue from that evocation, the […]

Rafale documents are stolen from Defence Ministry: Attorney General to Supreme Court

NEW DELHI: The government of India on Wednesday told the Supreme Court that documents related to the Rafale fighter jet deal have been stolen from the Defence Ministry and threatened The Hindu newspaper with the Official Secretsa Act for publishing articles based on them. Those who put documents on the Rafale deal in the public […]

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