Bengali Hunt Desk: Outbreaks of corona virus continue in India as well as around the world. And this time the effect is falling on all three divisions of the Indian Army. Due to the Corona crisis, all three armies have been instructed to suspend all their defense contracts for the time being. It will be suspended until the Corona crisis is completely gone from the country. The defense ministry said the move was prompted by budget cuts due to the Corona crisis. This will have a direct effect on the 36 Rafale fighter jets from France.
According to news agency ANI, the ground forces, air force and navy are currently signing defense agreements at various levels. And that agreement is now at various stages. The Air Force is currently processing payments for the purchase of 36 Rafale fighter jets from France. On the other hand, payment is also being made for the purchase of S-400 defense system from Russia.
The Indian Army is currently in the process of purchasing tanks, cannons and assault rifles from other countries, including the United States and Russia. On the other hand, the Indian Navy has signed an agreement with the United States for 24 multirole helicopters. Let me tell you, the government is now spending a lot to prevent the spread of the corona virus.
On April 19, Defense Minister Rajnath Singh said that it was the biggest invisible war against the corona virus epidemic that had created a crisis for humanity and that India was fighting the poison with great consensus among all parts of the country.