India puts on hold defence deals with Finmeccannica

In the wake of alleged chopper scam, India has put on hold all procurements from Italian defence group Finmeccannica and its affiliate companies, a move that will hit hard acquisitions for the armed forces as it is taking part in projects worth over Rs 30,000 crore.

Eyes on defence deals, Western powers court Modi

Western governments are rushing to visit Prime Minister Narendra Modi, drawn by the prospect of multi-billion-dollar deals as the Indian government prepares to open the nascent defence industry to foreign investment.

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.

India-France security, defence talks tomorrow

India and France are expected to discuss the security situation in the Afghanistan-Pakistan region along with the ongoing defence deals expected to be worth over Rs 80,000 crore between the two countries.

China slams Japan for attempting to turn India against it

Piqued over Japan`s warm ties with India, an influential Chinese daily today said New Delhi`s wisdom lies in dealing with its disputes with Beijing calmly undisturbed by "internal and international provocateurs".

$533 mn misspent on Russia defence deals: Watchdog

About 1,500 violations and infractions have been uncovered in Russia`s state defence spending in 2012 involving over RUB 16 billion.

CCS discusses defence deals to be inked during Putin visit

India is expected to sign defence deals worth over USD four billion for procuring additional 42 Su-30MKI combat jets and 59 Mi-17V5 choppers during the visit of Russian President Vladimir Putin on Monday.

Chopper deal: Brigadier under scanner for USD 5 mn bribe demand

A Brigadier is under the scanner for allegedly demanding bribe of USD five million from an Italian company in a helicopter deal.

Two defence deals during Gen VK Singh`s tenure under scanner

Two defence procurement processes initiated during the tenure of former Army Chief Gen VK Singh are under the scanner following allegations of irregularities.

‘Was offered bribe when my father was PM’

Kumaraswamy said that he was offered he was offered a bribe – as kickbacks - to get defence deals cleared when his father HD Deve Gowda was the prime minister.

Antony for level playing field in defence deals

Promising a level playing field
for all firms in defence deals, Defence Minister AK Antony
on Tuesday asked them to refrain from corrupt practices and ruled
out any question of political interference in military
acquisitions.

Indo-US defence deals unlikely during Obama visit

India and the US are unlikely to
wrap up any defence deals during the high-profile visit of
President Barack Obama early next month, Defence Minister A K
Antony indicated on Monday.

Putin to visit India, two countries to sign defence deals

Russian Prime Minister Vladimir
Putin will arrive in New Delhi tomorrow on a two-day visit
during which the two sides are likely to sign defence deals worth USD 4 billion.

India, Russia to ink defence deals worth USD 4 billion

India and Russia will sign defence
deals worth USD 4 billion for purchase of 29 more carrier
based MiG-29Ks during Prime Minister
Vladimir Putin`s forthcoming visit to India.

Russian delivery delays: India admits setbacks, but is hopeful

Admitting "setbacks" in its relations with Russia over delays in defence supplies, India on Friday said the two sides have signed an agreement which will help in improving the product support from that country.

Antony to undertake three-day visit of Russia

Defence Minister A K Antony will undertake a three-day visit to Moscow from October 13 to attend the Ninth meeting of the India-Russia Inter Governmental Commission on Military Technical Cooperation (IRIGC-MTC).