The Defence Acquisition Council (DAC) meeting, chaired by Raksha Mantri Rajnath Singh on Friday accorded approval for Capital Procurement for the Services amounting to approximately Rs 2,000 crores.

Maintaining focus on the ‘Make in India’ initiative, the DAC accorded approval for indigenous development and production of the main gun 125mm Armour Piercing Fin Stabilised Discarding-Sabot (APFSDS) ammunition for T-72/T-90 tanks by the Indian Industry, which would substantially enhance the enemy armour penetration capability.
 
The DAC also approved procurement of Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) developed and Industry manufactured Mechanical Mine Layer (Self Propelled) to improve automated minelaying capability with the Indian Army.

BIG PUSH FOR ‘MAKE IN INDIA’ IN DEFENCE SECTOR

— DAC accords approval for Capital Procurement for the Services amounting to approximately Rs 2,000 crores.

— Maintaining focus on ‘Make in India’ initiative, DAC accords approval for indigenous development and production of main gun 125mm Armour Piercing Fin Stabilised Discarding-Sabot (APFSDS) ammunition for T-72/T-90 tanks

—by the Indian Industry, which would substantially enhance the enemy armour penetration capability

— DAC also approves procurement of DRDO developed and Industry manufactured Mechanical Mine Layer (Self Propelled) to improve automated minelaying capability with the Indian Army¬†

SOURCE: DD NEWS

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