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Independent panel key to reforming military procurement, Kenney tells industry

OTTAWA – Defence Minister Jason Kenney is promising that a new independent panel will reform the military’s dysfunctional procurement system.

Kenney says the announcement of the panel’s members will be made very soon and he says it will mark a major shift in how the Canadian Forces makes massive purchases of equipment. 77 more words

Canada

Gunman, 7 others dead after Tunisian soldier opens fire on fellow troops

TUNIS, Tunisia – A Tunisian soldier opened fire on fellow troops at a military barracks in the capital Monday, killing seven people before he was himself killed, a spokesman for Tunisia’s Defence Ministry said. 178 more words

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One Rank One Pension: A reality on May 26th?

On May 26 2015, the much awaited One Rank One Pension is likely to be announced by the government.

The OROP which has been much awaited by nearly 25 lakh ex-servicemen is set to be announced by May 26th with a corpus of around Rs 8,500 crore. 27 more words

Vicky Nanjappa

IN PARLIAMENT: MoD (finally) shares data on DRDO's spending; Also says IAF procures max from foreign vendors & army, least

PRESS INFORMATION BUREAU (DEFENCE WING)

GOVERNMENT OF INDIA

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INDIGENOUS MANUFACTURING OF WEAPON SYSTEM BY DRDO

New Delhi: Phalguna 19, 1936

Tuesday, 10 March 2015… 328 more words

Pak boat: Govt orders probe into DIG Loshali's statement

The government of India has ordered an inquiry against Coast Guard DIG B K Loshali after he said that he was the one who ordered shooting down the… 49 more words

Vicky Nanjappa

One Rank One Pension to get Rs 8,000 crore budgetary allocation

After much delay and confusion the Indian Government has finally decided to earmark Rs 8000 crore in the Union Budget towards One Rank One Pension (OROP). 61 more words

Vicky Nanjappa

Greek Fighter Jet Crashes at Ablacete Military Airbase During Training Exercise - 10 Killed [Video]

Ten people were killed and another 13 people were injured after a Greek fighter plane crashed during NATO training in Spain on Monday, a spokesman for the defence ministry said. 93 more words

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