Union Defence Minister Manmohar Parrikar told the Upper House of the Parliament on November 22 that in order to meet the immediate requirement of Bullet Proof Jackets (BPJs), an order for supply of 50,000 BPJs, through revenue expenditure route, has been placed on 31.3.2016, against which the first consignment of 5000 BPJs has been delivered on 15.10.2016. The Defence […]
Out of the Rs 82,000 crore of proposal approved, the DAC headed by Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar has for the first time cleared two schemes worth Rs 53,000 crore under the Indigenous Design Development and Manufacturing (IDDM) category. This includes AON for 83 Light Combat Aircrafts (LCAs) Tejas at a cost of Rs 50,025 crore for the Indian Air Force (IAF) and another AON for 15 Light Combat Helicopters (LCHs) including 10 for the IAF and 5 for the Indian Army at a cost of Rs 2911 crores.
In an important decision that comes within 10 days of the tragic terror attack on the army camp at Uri in Jammu and Kashmir, the Defence Acquisition Council (DAC) headed by Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar on Wednesday gave its approval to defence proposals worth Rs 1900 crore. This includes a go ahead on the procurement of Rs 330 crore worth of electronic warfare systems for Jammu and Kashmir. Equipment like jammers and other security systems are being procured for army to deal with low intensity conflict in the J&K region.
Anil Ambani promoted Reliance Defence and Engineering Limited (RDEL) has emerged a winner in a competitive bidding process to build 14 Fast Patrol Vessels( FPVs); contract value of Rs. 920 Crores.
Most roadblocks in the negotiations between France and India for the sale of 36 Rafale fighters have been addressed and the Defence Acquisition Council (DAC) will soon take up the matter, Minister of State for Defence Rao Inderjit Singh said on Tuesday