DAC Current Affairs - 2020

DAC approves Equipment Acquisition proposals for Defence forces

The Defence Acquisition Council (DAC) chaired by Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman approved proposal foe procurement of equipment for Defence Forces worth Rs. 5500 crore. These proposals were approved in line with Government’s goal of indigenisation and self-reliance in field of Defence Procurements. DAC is Defence Ministry’s highest decision-making body on capital procurement of Indian Armed Read More…

DAC approves measures to simplify Defence Procurement Procedure

The Defence Acquisition Council (DAC) chaired by Union Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman has approved various measures to simplify Defence Procurement Procedure (DPP). DAC is Defence Ministry’s highest decision-making body on capital procurement of Indian Armed Forces (Army, Navy and Air Force). Key Facts These measures will be incorporated in DPP-16, the manual governing defence procurement Read More…

DAC approves acquisition of NAG Missile System for Army and long range guns for Navy

Defence Acquisition Council (DAC) chaired by Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman cleared capital acquisition proposals of DRDO’s NAG missile system (NAMIS) for Indian Army and 127 mm calibre guns for Indian Navy. DAC is Defence Ministry’s highest decision-making body on procurement. Key Facts NAG missile system (NAMIS): It will be procured for Indian Army at cost Read More…

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DAC approves Rs. 9,435-crore procurement proposals for three services

The Defence Acquisition Council (DAC) chaired by Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman has approved various procurement proposals for three services estimated at about Rs. 9,435 crore. The proposals includes purchase of 41,000 light machine guns (LMGs) and over 3.5 lakh close quarter battle (CQB) carbines, High-capacity radio relay (HCRR) and two Pollution control vessels (PCV). DAC Read More…

DAC approves procurement of BMP-2 infantry combat vehicles and survey training vessel

Defence Acquisition Council (DAC) chaired by Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman gave approval to procure BMP-2 infantry combat vehicles for Indian Army and survey training vessel for Indian Navy at cost of Rs. 1, 850 crores. DAC is Defence Ministry’s highest decision-making body on procurement. BMP-2 infantry vehicles The number of combat infantry vehicles to be Read More…