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Can't source defence equipment 100 percent from private sector: Parrikar

Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar on Tuesday said defence equipment and weapons cannot be sourced 100 percent from the private sector.

61 percent defence contracts in 2014-15 went to Indian vendors: Govt

Over 61 per cent of the Rs 65,591 crore defence contracts in 2014-15 went to Indian vendors, the government said in Rajya Sabha.

Pakistan aiming for jet boost to defence exports

A revamped version of Pakistan's JF-17 jet fighter took centre stage at a defence exhibition in Karachi this week as the restive nuclear-armed state looks to boost its role as a military exporter on the world stage.

Defence equipment worth over Rs 1,800 crore exported since 2011

India has exported defence equipment to the tune of Rs 1,812.17 crore since 2011, Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar said on Friday.

Efforts on to reduce dependence on foreign defence equipment: Parrikar

With 40 per cent of defence procurement still coming from abroad, government Friday said it is working to boost indigenous manufacturing capacity to reduce dependence on foreign supplies.

Japan may lift arms export ban for international groups

Japan may allow exports of defence equipment to international organisations such as those involved in UN peacekeeping operations on condition they do not take sides in conflicts, Kyodo News reported on Tuesday.

HAL share sale likely before March end

State-run defence equipment maker Hindustan Aeronautics Ltd (HAL) is expected to come out with its initial share sale to offload 10 percent stake in the current fiscal ending March.

Defence deals worth billions: What India will buy

India is looking to strengthen its military with upcoming defence deals with the US. The four major deals are said to be worth almost around $5 billion.

CBI charge sheet against Abhishek Verma, wife

CBI has filed a chargesheet against arms dealer Abhishek Verma, his wife and others for allegedly taking money from a Swiss company.

US` waiver for sale of defence equipment to Pakistan

In an indication of positive trajectory of the bilateral ties, the US has issued a waiver for sale of major defence equipment to Pakistan.

Over Rs 2 L cr spent on defence equipment in 3 yrs

India spent around Rs two lakh crore for procuring defence equipment for its armed forces in the last three years, the Rajya Sabha was informed day.

Govt clears defence plan, revises offset policy

Defence Ministry approved a plan for development of capabilities and effected a major change in offset policy by including transfer-of-technology.

India spent over Rs 4,42,000 on defence equipment

India spent over Rs 4,42,000 crore in the last ten years on procuring defence equipment for the armed forces from both foreign and Indian players.