DAC approves procurement proposals worth Rs 8,722.38 crore, including 106 Basic Trainer Aircraft for IAF

DAC approves procurement proposals worth Rs 8,722.38 crore, including 106 Basic Trainer Aircraft for IAF


DAC approves procurement proposals: To reinforce the Armed Forces by depending on indigenous capacity to take forward the activity on 'Atmanirbhar Bharat' the Defense Acquisition Council (DAC) in its gathering held under the Chairmanship of Defence Minister Shri Rajnath Singh concurred endorsement for capital acquisitions of different stages and hardware required by the Indian Armed Forces here today. Proposition for a surmised cost of Rs 8,722.38 crore were affirmed. 

DAC approves procurement proposals worth Rs 8,722.38 crore, including 106 Basic Trainer Aircraft for IAF

With Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (HAL) having effectively evolved Basic Trainer Aircraft (HTT-40) Prototypes and accreditation process in progress, the DAC endorsed obtainment of 106 Basic Trainer Aircraft from HAL to address the essential preparing prerequisites of the Indian Air Force (IAF). Post Certification 70 Basic Trainer Aircraft will be at first acquired from HAL and parity 36 after operationalisation of HTT-40 armada in IAF. 

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To improve the shoot intensity of Indian Navy, the DAC affirmed acquisition of an updated rendition of Super Rapid Gun Mount (SRGM) which is fitted as the fundamental weapon locally available Navy and Indian Coast Guard (ICG) warships from Bharat Heavy Electricals Limited (BHEL). The redesigned form of SRGM has upgraded capacity to perform against quick moving targets like rockets and Fast Attack Crafts and increment the greatest commitment run. 


Taking into account the accessibility of essential capacity for indigenous advancement of the ammo, both as far as 'Assembling' and 'Innovation', the DAC endorsed acquirement of 125 mm APFSDS (Armor Piercing Fin Stabilized Discarding Sabot) ammo for Indian Army as a 'Structure and Development Case'. The ammo being obtained will have a 70 percent indigenous substance. 


The DAC additionally gave endorsements that are probably going to accelerate the acquirement of AK 203 and Unmanned Aerial Vehicle overhauls


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