The Defense Ministry has given approval for the purchase of military platforms and equipment worth Rs 13 thousand 165 crore. This includes 25 indigenously developed Modern Light (ALH) Mark-3 helicopters.
ALH MK III Helicopters: Indian Army will get 25 indigenous ‘ALH-Mark3’ helicopters. Will be bought from HAL for Rs 3850 crore. The Defense Acquisition Council headed by Defense Minister Rajnath Singh gave the approval. latest breaking news in hindi The Defense Ministry on Wednesday approved the procurement of military platforms and equipment, including 25 indigenously developed Modern Light (ALH) Mark-3 helicopters, worth Rs 13,165 crore.
Equipment and platforms worth Rs 11,486 crore to be procured from domestic bodies
The Defense Ministry said, “The cost of procuring the helicopter has been estimated at Rs 3,850 crore, while a consignment of rocket ammunition will be purchased for Rs 4,962 crore.” The Defense Acquisition Council (DAC) chaired by Defense Minister Rajnath Singh. latest international breaking news in hindi The purchase proposals were approved in the meeting. Out of the total purchase, equipment and platforms worth Rs 11,486 crore will be procured from domestic entities.
“The DAC has accorded ‘Mandatory Approval’ to the capital procurement proposals of approximately Rs 13,165 crore for the operational requirements and modernization of the Indian Armed Forces,” the Defense Ministry said in a statement. Out of the total sanctioned amount, Rs 11,486 crore (87 per cent) is to be procured from domestic sources.