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Government of India
Ministry of Defence
27-August-2012 15:34 IST
Crisis of Orders in Ordnance Factories

There is no crisis over the ordnance factories due to awarding of contracts for defence equipments to the private sector.  Procurement of defence equipment is done from various indigenous as well as foreign sources.

Defence equipment has been imported from countries such as Russia, USA, Israel, France, UK, Germany, Poland, Singapore etc. Value of imports during 2008-2009 till 2010-2011 is indicated below:-

Year

Rupees in crores

2008-2009

10,184.95

2009-2010

13,411.91

2010-2011

15,443.01

This information was given by Minister of State for Defence Dr MM PallamRajuin a written reply to Prof. Ram Shankarin Lok Sabha today.

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