Indian Army has finalised a mega 15,000 crore rupees project under which a range of ammunition for its critical weapons and tanks will be produced indigenously. 11 private firms would be involved in the ambitious project.
The immediate aim of the project is to create an inventory for all major weapons to enable the forces to fight a 30-day war while the long-term objective is to cut dependence on imports. The army has set a specific target for the next 10 years in terms of the volume of ammunition to be produced.
Source- AIR World News
Static/Current Takeaways Important for NABARD Grade-A Exam 2018-
- General Bipin Rawat is the present Chief of Army Staff.
- Field Marshal KM Cariappa was the First Indian Commander-in-Chief of the Indian Army.