Tag: CAG

Navy looking for more helicopters

The Indian Navy has issued a Request For Information for a second batch of Multi-Role Helicopters, even with the existing tender process for 16 helicopters still under way. Unlike the earlier tender, the new RFI is also taking Life Cycle Cost into consideration as part of the assessment process.

Navy gets fleet tanker

The Indian Navy commissioned the first of two fleet tankers built by the Italian ship-builder Fincantieri on Friday. The INS Deepak (Lamp) was commissioned at the Naval Dockyard in Mumbai by the Indian Defense Minister Arackaparambil Kurian Antony.

Anatomy of a blacklist: Singapore Technologies

The CAG submitted a report to Parliament last week, that testifies to the acts of omission and commission, based on incompetence, lack of foresight or mala fide intent, that led to the recommendation for the blacklisting of Singapore Technologies, arising from the issue of the supply of carbines to paramilitary forces.

Navy’s submarine rescue plan leaks: CAG

The Comptroller and Auditor General of India has criticized the implementation of the Indian Navy’s plan for enabling its submarines with facilities to couple with Deep Submergence Rescue Vessels and Submarine Rescue Chambers of the United States Navy , which has resulted in an expenditure of USD 744,343.

CAG pokes finger at inferior steel in navy tankers

The Comptroller and Auditor General of India has criticized the acceptance of inferior-grade steel used in the manufacture of fleet tankers of the Indian Navy by Italian firm, Fincantieri, saying it amounted to ‘undue favor to a foreign vendor in (the) procurement of fleet tankers’.