[Watch] Baffling Boeing Bid: How The UPA Government Manoeuvred The P-8 Deal

In 2009, the United Progressive Alliance (UPA) government chose US-based Boeing over a Spanish firm to buy the P-8 Poseidon submarine hunter to counter increasing Chinese presence in the Indian Ocean. A decade later, the Comptroller and Auditor General of India said that the government had inflated the Spanish firm’s bid to make the Boeing offer appear attractive.

What explains this decision of the UPA government?

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