India's first artillery guns in 26 years
May 12, 2012 | Duration: 15 min, 14 sec
Just weeks after news broke of a controversial letter from Army Chief General VK Singh to Prime Minister Manmohan Singh of critical deficiencies in the armed forces, the government seems to be acting. Two major defence deals, together worth nearly 6000 crores, now seem to be on the cards. One of the deals is for procurement of artillery guns, the first purchased by the Indian Army in more than two decades. We debate whether the government is finally listening to the armed forces?