All norms fol­lowed in Agusta pur­chase: Ex-de­fence secy

Hindustan Times ST (Mumbai) - HT Navi Mumbai Live - - FRONT PAGE - Rahul Singh rahul.singh@hin­dus­tan­times.com

NEW DELHI: A top bu­reau­crat un­der whose watch key de­ci­sions were taken in the Rs3,727crore VVIP chop­per con­tract said there was no pres­sure from any quar­ter to push the deal and the Agus­taWest­land AW-101 he­li­copter was a proven plat­form that met the air force’s re­quire­ments fully. Break­ing his si­lence, for­mer de­fence sec­re­tary Vi­jay Singh said all de­ci­sions were taken in a pro­fes­sional man­ner fol­low­ing the ad­vice of the IAFand there were no signs of any wrong­do­ing.

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