defence acquisition Current Affairs - 2020

Defence Minister unveils Defence Acquisition Procedure-2020

The Defence minister Rajnath Singh unveiled the Defence Acquisition Procedure (DAP) -2020 today on September 28, 2020. The minister said that the new DAP 2020 will empower the Indian domestic industry through Make in India initiative. Highlights The DAP is in line with Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s vision of Atmanirbhar Bharat. It aims of turning India Read More…

Ministry of Defence sets up committee to review AFHQ

In order to enhance the combat potential and rebalance defence expenditure, the Ministry of Defence has set up a three-member committee under Lt General Shekatkar (retd). The main task of the committee is to review the utilization of Armed Forces Headquarters Civil Services (AFHCS). Highlights The Committee is to identify appointments in Inter Service Organizations Read More…

Four P-8I aircrafts to arrive India in 2021

The Defence Acquisition Council cleared the purchase of six P-8I aircrafts in 2019. Of this, four are to arrive in 2021. There are talks to acquire six more. Highlights The P-8I aircrafts are mainly used for maritime surveillance purposes. India’s long-range reconnaissance, anti-submarine, electronic jamming and surveillance capabilities in the Indian Ocean Region will get Read More…