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Reacting to SC order on Rafale case, defence ministry says petitioners trying to present a ‘selective and incomplete picture of internal secret deliberations’ on national security matters.
A friend reminisces how Manohar Parrikar wanted to do something about the overwhelming tendency in the ministry ‘to first say no to everything’.
The defence ministry, which test-fired the system in Pokhran, said the guidance kit includes an advanced navigation and control system.
A defence spokesperson Saturday said the reports of the abduction of the jawan from Budgam in Jammu and Kashmir were incorrect.
Attorney General K.K. Venugopal claimed that Rafale documents were stolen from the defence ministry, and this could invite punishment under the OSA.
A defence spokesperson said that Pakistan initiated the unprovoked ceasefire violation by firing mortar shells and small arms on forward posts and villages.
A simulator for the aircraft had been installed in 2012, but could not be used for training because IAF & manufacturer couldn’t finalise a usage contract.
Of the 111 Naval Utility Helicopters to be procured, 95 will be manufactured in India by the selected Indian partner.
The Congress claims anti-corruption clauses were waived because of govt corruption since it indemnifies suppliers against any wrongdoing.
The chopper is part of the 15 Chinook CH-47F (I) that India ordered from the US in 2015. Was delivered to the IAF earlier this month.