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Fund cut may result in postponement of Defence Minister`s key purchases

Last Updated: Thursday, January 23, 2014, 23:38

Defence Ministry faced cut of Rs 7,800 crore in modernisation funds which may result in postponement of key military purchases such as attack choppers and mid-air refuelling tankers, officials said.

Defence Ministry overrules IAF, allows Army to have own attack choppers

Last Updated: Friday, October 12, 2012, 19:08

Overruling stiff opposition by the Air Force, Government has allowed the Army to have its own attack helicopter units, meeting its long-time demand.

Antony downplays Army-IAF tussle on control of attack choppers

Last Updated: Tuesday, October 09, 2012, 16:30

Seeking to downplay the tussle between the Army and the Air Force over control of attack helicopters, Defence Minister A K Antony said it was a "family problem".