🇮🇳 Indian armed forces to get nearly 1 lakh crore infusion for game-changer tech
The Indian Cabinet Committee on Security recently greenlit defence deals worth over Rs 92,000 crore to enhance the armed forces' capabilities. These deals include significant upgrades and acquisitions across various sectors of the defence industry.⬆️ Upgrades and Acquisitions:▪️ Sukhoi Su-30MKI Upgrade:
A Rs 60,000 crore project by Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (HAL) and the Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) to upgrade the Indian Sukhoi fleet with new radars, electronic warfare systems, weapons.▪️ BrahMos Missiles:
The largest BrahMos missile contract to date, valued at Rs 19,500 crore, for over 220 extended-range missiles with a 450 km range for Indian Navy warships.▪️ MiG-29 Engine Manufacturing:
Approval for HAL to manufacture new engines for the MiG-29 fighters, costing about Rs 5,300 crore, in collaboration with Russia.▪️ High-Powered Radars and Air Defence Guns:
Projects worth around Rs 6,000 crore each for acquiring high-powered radars and new versions of the L-70 air defence guns, manufactured by Larsen and Toubro (L&T) with foreign technology.
These initiatives are part of a broader push towards 'aatmanirbharta'
(self-reliance) in defence production, reflecting a shift in India's defence strategy towards indigenization.
🇷🇺 The BrahMos missile deal stands out as a testament to India's growing capabilities and partnership with Russia, contributing significantly to the armed forces' precision-strike capabilities.Boost us!
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