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Ministry of Defence05-December, 2012 14:55 IST
|Procurement of Defence Equipments|
|No approval has been given by this Ministry for the procurement of light support vehicles at a cost of Rs.1500/- crores for the Army. However, the Defence Acquisition Council (DAC) in its meeting held on 23.02.2012, accorded approval to the Acceptance of Necessity (AoN) for quantity 171 Light Strike Vehicles (LSV) (at a cost of Rs.82.08 crores for Para Special Forces of) for the Army and for the Navy. |
As regards special vessel for marine commandos of navy at a cost of Rs.1700/- crores, and relief and rescue equipments for air force helicopters at a cost of Rs.100/- crores, no such approval has been given by this Ministry.
Cadet training ships are not procured for the Army.
All Defence deals are carried out as per the Defence Procurement Procedure (DPP). This Procedure contains stringent provisions aimed at ensuring the highest degree of probity, public accountability and transparency.
This information was given by Defence Minister Shri AK Antony in a written reply to ShrimatiBimlaKashyapSood in Rajya Sabha today.
(Release ID :89950)