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Gaps galore in original Rafale deal, CAG blames IAF for purchase delays too

Report dwells on ills in India's acquisition policy not just in Rafale, but other purchases as well, such as Apache attack helicopters, Chinook heavy lift helicopters, C-130 planes

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Indian Air Force  |  Narendra Modi Government  |  Chinook

Arup Roychoudhury  |  New Delhi 



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The Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG), in its report on capital acquisitions by the Indian Air Force, criticised the air arm for being as responsible as the bureaucracy for delays in crucial purchases. It has also found inconsistencies in every step of the original 126-jet Medium Multi-role Combat Aircraft (MMRCA) deal.

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First Published: Fri, February 15 2019. 17:43 IST

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