DAC Approvals 28 Feb 2018

Defence Acquisition Council (DAC), has accorded approval to Capital Acquisition Proposals of the Services and Coast Guard valued at approximately Rs 9435 crore.

  • 41,000 LMGs and over 3.5 Lakh Close Quarter Battle Carbines under ‘Buy and Make (Indian)’ category, costing Rs 4607 crore and Rs 3000 crore respectively. Out of total 75 percent will be through Indian Industry under 'Buy & Make (Indian)' category and balance through OFB.
  • High Capacity Radio Relay (HCRR) for the Indian Army and Indian Air Force under Buy (Indian) categorisation at an estimated cost of over Rs. 1092 crore.
  • Two Pollution Control Vessels (PCV) for Indian Coast Guard. These would be built by Indian shipyards under Buy (lndian-lDDM)' category at an approximate cost of Rs 673 crore. http://www.pib.nic.in/Pressreleaseshare.aspx?PRID=1522087

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