Published On: Fri, Mar 16th, 2018

Indian Army says its equipment is obsolete and not ready for war

The Indian Army's Special Forces deployed in counter insurgency operations in Jammu and Kashmir. Photo: Wikipedia

In its direst warning to India’s Parliament yet, the Indian Army’s top brass stated that deep budgetary cuts have severely eroded its capabilities to fight a war. “The budget of 2018-19 has dashed our hopes and most of what has been achieved has actually received a little setback,” Vice-Chief of Army Staff, Lieutenant General Sarath Chand, told Parliament’s standing committee on defense.

Source: Indian Army says its equipment is obsolete and not ready for war | Asia Times

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