Defence Acquisition Council (DAC) Current Affairs, GK & News

DAC clears deal for 6 submarines

Defence Acquisition Council (DAC) has cleared a mega project to build six conventional submarines for Indian Navy. Decision was taken at DAC meeting chaired by Defence Minister, Rajnath Singh. Highlights This project will cost around Rs 43,000 crore. It was cleared under strategic partnership mode. Project seeks to narrow the gap with growing naval skills ..

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DAC approves Acquisition Proposals of Three Armed Forces

The Defence Acquisition Council (DAC) has approved the acquisition of 118 Arjun Mark 1A tanks on February 23, 2021. Highlights The approval was given for the Indian Army at a cost of ₹6,000 crores. This move will be a boost for the indigenisation in defence sector. The approval was given for 58-tonne weight DRDO-developed tanks. ..

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Defence Acquisition Council approves procurement of 83 Tejas Fighter Jets

On March 18, 2020, the Defence Acquisition Council approved the procurement of indigenously built 83 Tejas fighter aircrafts for Indian Air Force. The proposal is to be placed under Cabinet Committee on Security. The proposal is considered as a major boost to Make in India. About the Aircraft The Light Combat Aircraft LCA-Tejas was designed ..

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Defence Ministry approved procurement of 5,100 crores of hardware

On January 22, 2020, the Defence Acquisition Council approved the Procurement of defence equipment that are of worth Rs 5,100 crores. The equipment are to be purchased from indigenous sources. Highlights The equipment to be purchased include electronic Warfare systems that are manufactured by DRDO. It also includes other equipment that are manufactured by local ..

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Defence Acquisition Council meet

On October 21, 2019, Raksha Mantri Shri Rajnath Singh chaired the Defence Acquisition Council. The objective of the council is to ensure expeditious procurement to meet the requirements of the armed forces. Highlights of the meet The Council approved a capital procurement of Rs 3300 crores for indigenously designed and developed equipment for the Defence ..

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