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The Indian Army is all set to purchase small arms through Foreign Military sales. Highlights The small arms are to be purchased from the US based firm FN Herstal. The small arms purchased will be used by the special forces. India will purchase 7.62 x 51 mm FN scar made by the US unit of ..
Month: Current Affairs - June, 2020
Category: Defence Current Affairs
Union Defence Minister Rajnath Singh unveiled an updated manual DPP-2020 (Defence Procurement Procedure-2020). For the last 18 years, this DPP is the procurement manual that has been used for governing the purchase of weapons and equipment from the defence capital budget. The 2020 draft version aims to promote more indigenous content in defence equipment which are ..
According to new data from the Stockholm International Peace Research Institute (SIPRI), the largest exporter of arms during the past five years (2015-2019) was the United States, whose exports grew by 23 per cent and share in global arms exports grew to 36 per cent. Half of US arms exports are reported to have gone ..
According to a new report by Stockholm International Peace Research Institute (SIPRI), in 2018, the global arms sale has increased by 5% in the market dominated by the US. As per the report, the turnover of the top 100 of the biggest arms manufacturers is 420 billion USD. The US arms manufacturers alone account for ..
Sudha Rani Relangi, who is currently serving as Joint Secretary in the Ministry of Law and Justice, has been appointed as new director of prosecution in the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) for a period of two years. The post had been lying vacant since the last Director of Prosecution OP Verma completed his term ..
According to new data think tank Stockholm International Peace Research Institute (SIPRI), India was the world’s 4th biggest military spender in 2018 behind the United States, China, and Saudi Arabia. India was the fifth largest military spender in 2017. China was the second-largest military spender in 2018. India accounts for 3.7% of the global defence ..
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