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Dornier Aircraft Purchase Gets Green Light, Among Other Procurements

June 25 2012


The Indian Defense Ministry has approved several procurement programs totaling more than US$3.6 billion, reports the Press Trust of India.

The Defense Acquisition Council last week authorized an air force proposal to spend US$1.5 billion on 14 Dornier patrol aircraft and a new nationwide communications network.

The coast guard and navy were also given the go-ahead by the council to procure 30-mm guns for their vessels.

An army program to acquire quick-reaction...

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