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Ministry of Defence states to parliamentary committee that there is no shortage of ammunition as a whole but there are at least 10-15 types of munitions some of which critical that is deficient.
IAF using Pilatus PC-7 aircraft for basic training purpose which will be followed up by the HAL developed HTT 40
Adopting the Five fundamental Ps to address systemic challenges faced in defence acquisitions by India is necessary rather than only tweaking the procedures
Innovation ecosystem for Defence titled Innovations for Defence Excellence launched in April 2018 by PM
The Committee recommends allocation of adequate financial resources for capital procurement of the armed forces to fulfil the requirements projected in the LTIPP.
Innovations for Defence Excellence (iDEX) framework, launched in April 2018 at DefExpo, primarily aims at creation of an ecosystem to foster innovation and technology development in Defence and Aerospace
RakshaMantri Nirmala Sitharaman constituted Advisory Committee on Ministry of Defence Capital Projects to expedite capital acquisitions to bolster armed forces preparedness.
India will be moved into Tier 1 of the Department of Commerce’s Strategic Trade Authorization (STA) license exception. STA Tier 1 treatment, comparable to NATO allies
Defence Acquisition Council, chaired by defence minister Nirmala Sitharaman, has approved the "acceptance of necessity" for acquisition of the National Advanced Surface-to-Air Missile System-II (NASAMS-II)
The Foundation Stone was laid in the presence of Ms. Florence Parly, Minister of Armed Forces of the French Republic; Shri. Nitin Gadkari, Union Minister for Road Transport and Highways of India
OFB to acquire new and advanced technologies through Transfer of Technology (ToT), co production or collaboration agreements
US Congress provides relief by making a waiver possible to India amongst other countries for buying arms from Russia at least in the year 2019.
Capital procurement of defence equipment is carried out as per the extant Defence Procurement Procedure (DPP) says RRM Dr Bhamre in the Lok Sabha
Navratna Defence PSU Bharat Electronics Ltd (BEL) has signed a MoU with Saab, Sweden for marketing L-Band 3D Air Surveillance Radar, RAWL-03
The Indigenous Aircraft Carrier (IAC) Project was reviewed by Shri Sanjay Mitra, IAS, the Defence Secretary at Cochin Shipyard
BEML Ltd. a Public Sector Undertaking, under Ministry of Defence and Larsen & Toubro (L & T), signed a Memorandum of Understanding
Raksha Rajya Mantri Dr. Subhash Bhamre outlined the procedure used for giving clearance to retired officers including armed forces by private sector defence companies
Four cases of corruption in defence all of which happened in 2016. No other cases have been recorded from 2015 to 30 June 2018
BrahMos, the supersonic cruise missile was successfully test-fired at 1017 hrs, from the Integrated Test Range (ITR) at Balasore, Odisha
Centre of Excellence in Maritime & Shipbuilding (CEMS)announced hi tech labs at Visakhapatnam are ready for starting orientation programmes

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