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Pentagon notifies US Congress of 145 Howitzers sale to India

Last Updated: Friday, August 09, 2013, 22:46

US Department of Defense has notified the Congress the sale of 145 state-of-the-art 155mm towed Howitzers to India worth about USD 885 million.

US to sell 145 howitzer guns to India in $885 mn deal

Last Updated: Friday, August 09, 2013, 08:32

The United States proposes to sell India 145 M777 155mm Light-Weight Towed Howitzer field guns to India in a $885 million deal as part of the growing India-US strategic partnership, the Pentagon, the US defence department, announced.

Chronology: Bofors graft row over 27 years

Last Updated: Sunday, July 14, 2013, 16:17

Italian businessman Ottavio Quattrocchi who died of a heart attack in Milan on Friday was formally charged inm court for allegedly being involved in the 1986 Bofors howitzer payoff scam.

Change in govt responsible for slowdown in Bofors case probe: Joginder Singh

Last Updated: Sunday, July 14, 2013, 10:35

Former Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) director Joginder Singh on Sunday said a change of government in 1989 was primarily responsible for the slowing down of the probe into Bofors gun scam.

Bofors scam was politicised because Sonia, Quattrocchi were Italians: Analyst

Last Updated: Sunday, July 14, 2013, 10:24

The kickback scam surrounding the Bofors Howitzer Gun deal was politicized because of the involvement of Congress Party president Sonia Gandhi and Ottavio Quattrocchi, both of whom were Italians.

Howitzer upgrade: Def Min allows pvt sector to participate

Last Updated: Sunday, April 14, 2013, 19:18

The Defence Ministry has allowed private sector companies to take part in a tender to upgrade 300 M-46 artillery guns of the Army.

Howitzer tender cancelled thrice in 10 years: Antony

Last Updated: Wednesday, December 12, 2012, 15:45

For the third time in last 10 years, the Defence Ministry has cancelled a tender for procuring 180 self-propelled wheeled artillery guns for the Army.

Tata group develops artillery gun

Last Updated: Tuesday, December 11, 2012, 15:28

The Tata group has come up with a new artillery gun and has requested the Army to provide its ranges and ammunition for trying out the howitzer.

India to buy M777 howitzers from US

Last Updated: Friday, May 11, 2012, 17:10

Defence Ministry cleared procurement projects worth over Rs 7,000 crore including acquisition of 145 Ultra Light Howitzers from the US.

Chronology: Bofors row over last 25 years

Last Updated: Wednesday, April 25, 2012, 21:03

The following is a chronology of events since the 1986 Bofors howitzer payoff scandal - one of the major corruption scandals in India in which then prime minister Rajiv Gandhi and many others were accused.

L&T, Samsung join hands for India's Howitzer artillery

Last Updated: Thursday, March 29, 2012, 19:15

Engineering and construction conglomerate Larsen and Toubro and South Korea's Samsung Techwin Co Ltd have joined hands to produce self-propelled Howitzer artillery system for the Indian army.

Nobody can manipulate defence deals: Antony

Last Updated: Tuesday, February 15, 2011, 23:39

The Indian Army has ordered an inquiry at the "highest level" into the leak of a secret report on the field trials of ultralight artillery guns to be procured from the US.