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Indian armed forces not at all ready and stocked even for short intense wars: forces not fully fighting fit with optimal stockpiles of ammunition


NEW DELHI: It will take the 15-lakh strong Indian armed forces another couple of years to become “fully fighting fit” with “optimal” stockpiles of ammunition, spares and reserves for “short and intense wars” under the Rs 23,700 crore worth of deals inked over the last 10 months, say sources. But this does not mean the Army, Navy and IAF cannot ...

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SHOCKING: India does not have enough ammunition to survive even a 10-day war


In May, 2015, a report by the Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG) tabled in Parliament revealed a shocking truth—if India went to war, it would have run out of most of its ammunition in just 10 days. The CAG report slammed the defence establishment for the dismal management of ammunition in the Army, expressing shock that there was total “disregard” ...

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