In a letter dated March 12, acquired, by the media, Gen. Singh said that India ran out of ammunition for tanks, elite units do not have enough guns, and almost 97 per cent of the defense is out of date. In addition, the general said, the military ill provided with the means of night vision.
Letter Vijay Kumar Singh has caused a great resonance in the ruling circles of India. According disk imaging DNA, general already addressed similar issues with the Minister of National Defense Arakaparambilu Kurianu Anthony, but there was no response received.
Earlier General Singh became a member of a corruption scandal. In the words of Singh, a retired Gen.-Lieutenant Tedzhinder Singh (Tejinder Singh) Offered him a bribe of 140 million rupees (2.8 million dollars). Tedzhinder Singh, in turn, accused the chief of staff of the MC of the libel.
As previously reported, in the 2012-2013 fiscal year for defense Government of India has allocated nearly 40 billion dollars, which is 17 percent more than last year's military budget. With all this budget Navy has grown by 74 percent.