Military the Indian air force was forbidden to be in groups in WhatsApp messenger due to concerns about the vulnerability of the app, told RIA Novosti sources in the Ministry of defence of India.
According to sources, in compliance with the new order, the application still can be used for communication in groups.
India intends to sign with Russia a defense contract worth $ 800 million for the supply of spare parts and weapons, told the publication Defense News with reference to the representative of the Indian Ministry of defense.
Another representative of the defense Ministry of India said that the country has asked the Russian rapid supply of spare parts for su-30MKI fighters, submarines Kilo-class and T-90 tanks as well as missiles and ammunition for the fighters, tanks, warships and submarines Russian production. The publication does not specify if the request is within the contract.
The Minister of defence of India Rajnath Singh will arrive next week to Moscow for the Victory parade, the newspaper reports India Today, citing a source.
According to the newspaper's source, the visit of Singh to the Russian capital due to start on 21 June. It is noted that during the visit Minister of defence of India will meet with the leaders of Russia and other countries, with the exception of the representatives of China.