Dhirendra Singh

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  • Dhirendra Singh served in various capacities in the Ministry of Defence as Joint Secretary (Planning & Coordination), Additional Secretary, Department of Defence Production and as Minister (Supply) in the Indian High Commission in London.

    Defence Equipment Acquisition: An Assessment

    The primary objective of inventory management for the defence forces is to sustain and update their capabilities to perform the tasks given to them. The study of defence equipment purchase is normally confined to arms and equipment used for countering external aggression, although specialised equipment for surveillance and weaponry used in close combat situations especially in urban areas or those which result in little collateral damage are also utilised by the armed forces in anti-terrorist or counterinsurgency operations.

    October 2006