|M777 at Defexpo 2012 | Photo / Shiv Aroor|
The approval means the establishment has been able to step over a controversy that bubbled up a little over a year ago where excerpts of a the classified trial report were clipped to an anonymous complaint letter that landed on the Defence Minister’s desk. Wonder how they got through that one.
If this deal goes through, it’ll be the first howitzers India has bought since the Bofors scam. Sweet irony that BAE owns Bofors now.