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GOVERNMENT OF INDIA
Ministry of Defence
DEPARTMENT OF DEFENCE

 RAJYASABHA
UNSTARRED QUESTION N0.49
TO BE ANSWERED ON AUGUST 08, 2012
Roadmap for Enhancing Combat Capabilities of Armed Forces

 

49. SHRI RAJEEV CHANDRASEKHAR: 

Will the Minister of DEFENCE be pleased to state:

(a)   whether Government has put any roadmap in place for enhancing the combating capabilities of the Armed forces within a time-frame in view of the recent reports of arms and ammunition shortage with the Armed Forces; and

(b)   if so, the details thereof and if not, the reasons therefore?

ANSWER
MINISTER OF DEFENCE
(SHRI A.K. ANTONY)

 (a) & (b): Augmentation of combat capabilities of Armed Forces is an ongoing process based on operational requirements. A Long Term Perspective Plan has been drawn in this regard.