Tuesday, 25 July 2017

Budgetary Allocation for Defence Forces

The allocation for Army, Navy and Air Force under “other equipment” in Revised Estimate (RE) 2014-15 was Rs.26,535.26 crores. It was increased to Rs.32,275.95 crores in Budget Estimates (BE) 2015-16.

Broadly, the following items are included under “other equipment”.

(1) Armaments  (2) Electronics  (3) Ammunition  (4) Engineering  (5) Missiles  (6) General Stores (7) Medical Equipment  (8) Disaster Relief Stores  (9) Security related Equipment, etc.
(1) Electrical / Electronics (2) Weapon Equipments  (3) Space & Satellites Equipments  (4) Electronic Warfare Equipments  (5) Unmanned Aerial Vehicle  (6) Security related Equipment, etc.
Air Force
(1) Upgradation / Modernisation of facilities at BRDs.  (2) Solid State Flight Data Recorder  (3) Ground Power Unit  (4) Servicing Air-Conditioning Trolly  (5) Universal Hydrolic Servicing Trolly  (6) Drive Generator and installation kit for IAF Aircrafts  (7) Flash and Reader  (8) Critical aggregates  (9) Additional Sites for IMMOLS  (10) Network Station  (11) Booster and Accessories of VUHFRT set up-322 for Air Defence Radar Units  (12) V/UHF RT set for OSA-AK system  (13) Specialist Adventure equipment and accessories  (14) Rotable, Test equipments, Machinery and equipment of all kinds including Medical and Security related equipment, DG sets and UPS  (15) Guns / Tanks / BMPs and connected Stores  (16) Radars and AD Systems  (17) Various Signal Equipments  (18) Equipments for Engineers  (19) Security related equipment, etc.

This information was given by Minister of State for Defence Dr. Subhash Bhamre in a written reply to Shrimati Thota Seetharama Lakshmi in Rajya Sabha today.

Courtesy: pib.nic.in

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