MILITARY HARDWARE

  • Government mulling to legalise arms representatives: Manohar Parrikar December 13, 2014

    Panaji: Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar on Saturday said the government is planning to legalise representatives of various foreign arms companies in the country, for speedy purchase of military hardware. "We will allow company representatives. They will be middlemen. When I say middlemen it doesn't mean commission agents or 'dalals'. He will...
  • As ties with India grow, Israel again says won't supply arms to Pakistan September 16, 2013

    New Delhi: With its defence ties with India growing at a rapid pace, Israel on Sunday asserted that it will not supply any weapons systems and military hardware to Pakistan, saying the policy in this regard was "very clear" and "strict". Israeli Ambassador Alon Ushpiz said his country follows very strict...
  • India in blacklist dilemma over AgustaWestland March 18, 2013

    New Delhi: Defence Minister AK Antony is leaning toward barring Anglo-Italian helicopter firm AgustaWestland from doing business in the country because of a corruption scandal, but he could be outvoted by cabinet colleagues, several government sources said. Some cabinet ministers and even officials within the defence ministry fear such a move...
  • US asks India to buy American arms September 29, 2010

    Washington: US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton has urged India to "buy American" as it upgrades its defence capabilities as the United States has the finest military hardware in the world. That was the message she gave to Indian Defence Minister A K Antony during a 30minute meeting Tuesday when they...