Sig Sauer has an effective killing range of 600 meters against around 400 meters for INSAS
14 Mar 2021 2:33 AM
The last DAC had met on January 21 and had accorded approval for procurement of equipment worth over Rs 5,100 crore from indigenous sources.
17 Feb 2020 2:18 AM
The first defence acquisition council meeting to be chaired by Defence Minister Rajnath Singh is scheduled to take place in August.
24 Jul 2019 7:23 PM
The go-ahead for both acquisitions was given by Defence Acquisition Council (DAC), ministry's highest decision-making body on procurement.
01 Dec 2018 3:47 PM
Acquisition proposals were approved by DAC, Defence Ministry's highest decision making body on procurement.
18 Sep 2018 4:00 PM
The state-run Mazagon Dock Shipbuilders Limited is likely to be given the responsibility to implement the project.
07 Jun 2018 9:56 AM
The system will be able to operate in day and night conditions and will substantially enhance the capabilities of the aircraft.
29 May 2018 12:36 AM
The Army pointed out that the assault rifle failed trials while deliberating that no one can meet its requirement in future.
18 Mar 2018 9:00 PM
Through these decisions, the government is trying set in a motion a buying process of the entire range of personal weapons of troops.
01 Mar 2018 2:03 AM
The sniper rifles will be bought under the “Buy Global” category.
14 Feb 2018 1:15 AM
The decision was taken at a meeting of Defence Acquisition Council presided over by Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman.
13 Feb 2018 7:03 PM
The long-pending proposal to procure 111 helicopters for Navy was cleared at a meeting of the Defence Acquisition Council.
31 Oct 2017 8:48 PM
The go ahead was given at a meeting of the Defence Acquisition Council (DAC) chaired by Defence Minister Arun Jaitley.
17 Aug 2017 7:45 PM
The upgrade aims to make them capable of undertaking night operations and achieving better accuracy in hitting targets.
09 Jul 2017 1:18 AM
Top defence body clears policy which allows local firms to manufacture equipment through foreign partnerships.
21 May 2017 12:55 AM
The ‘strategic partnership model’ aims to create a vibrant defence manufacturing ecosystem in the country.
20 May 2017 10:04 PM
Sources also said that after the next DAC, the SP Model issue may be placed before the Union Cabinet before the month ends.
16 May 2017 5:29 AM
Another objective of such a policy is to fire up the competitive zeal in the defence public sector units.
11 May 2017 2:50 AM
India is Israel’s largest buyer of military hardware but the transactions have largely been secretive and outside the public gaze.
04 Apr 2017 3:10 AM
In 2015-16, the total procurement was estimated at Rs 62,341 crore.
28 Mar 2017 7:08 PM