Armed Forces Expenditure

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    Modernisation of Armed Forces

    Procurement of equipment and weapon systems is carried out as per the Annual Acquisition Plan (AAP) and is a continuous process based on threat perception, operational challenges, technological changes and available resources.Divulging details would not be in the interest of national security.

    The budgetary allocation for capital acquisition for modernisation of Armed Forces during 2012-2013 is as under:-

    Budget Estimate (BE) 2012-13

    Service (Rs. in crore)

    Army 13724.14

    Navy 23252.71

    Air Force 28533.00

    Jt Staff 522.39

    Coast Guard 1640.00

    TOTAL 67672.24

    Defence Procurement Procedure (DPP) envisages a procurement cycle of 2-3 years to conclude a contract for procurement of Weapons and equipment.

    This information was given by Minister of Defence Shri AK Antony in a written reply to Shri HariManjhiand others in Lok Sabha today.

    GoI Press Release

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