Media reports indicate that Philippines has shown keen interest in procurement of Advanced Light Helicopters to replace its ageing chopper fleet.
HIGHWAYS WITHIN 100 KM OF LOC/BORDERS WILL NOT NEED GREEN NOD
Government has notified amendments to environmental impact assessment rules, exempting highway projects related to defence and strategic importance within 100 km of the Line of Control or the border from the requirement of environmental clearance.
LEGISLATIVE AMENDMENT TO WAIVE CAATSA SANCTIONS FOR PURCHASE OF S-400
US House of Representatives has gave approval for the waiver of CAATSA sanctions for India’s purchase of the S-400 missile defence system from Russia. CAATSA is a US law vide which enable the US administration to impose severe sanctions on countries that purchase major defence hardware from Russia.