DAC approves Rs 22,800 crore for rifle sights, aircraft, and choppers

News: The Defence Acquisition Council (DAC) has approved capital procurement worth Rs 22,800 crore. Facts: The projects that were approved include: thermal imaging-based night sights for assault rifles, Long range anti-submarine warfare P8I aircraft. o   The P8I aircraft will be used by the Navy and will enhance its capabilities for maritime coastal surveillance, Anti-Submarine… Continue reading DAC approves Rs 22,800 crore for rifle sights, aircraft, and choppers

Defence Acquisition Council

News:Defence Acquisition Council (DAC), chaired by Defence minister has accorded approval for three projects to be indigenously designed, developed and manufactured by the Indian industry. Facts: About the Projects: The first two projects include third generation Anti-Tank Guided Missiles (ATGM) and the Auxiliary Power Units (APUs) for the T-72 and T-90 Tanks. The third generation… Continue reading Defence Acquisition Council

Army to get indigenous tank ammunition

News:The Defence Acquisition Council (DAC) has approved the indigenous development of ammunition for the Army’s T-90 tanks. Facts: About T-90: The T-90S ‘Bhishma’ is a main battle tank of the Indian Army. India had procured T-90 from Russia in 2001 and deliveries started in 2004. The tank is equipped with a new turret weapon station… Continue reading Army to get indigenous tank ammunition