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"MAKE IN INDIA" gets a big boost

June 6, 2020, 9:20:15 AM

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n a major boost to ‘Make in India’ initiative of the Government, Acquisition Wing of Ministry of Defence (MoD) with the approval of Raksha Mantri Shri Rajnath Singh, has today placed an Indent on Ordnance Factory Board (OFB) for supply of 156 BMP 2/2k Infantry Combat Vehicles (ICV) with upgraded features for use of the Mechanised Forces of the Indian Army. Under this Indent, the ICVs will be manufactured by Ordnance Factory, Medak in Telangana at an approximate cost of Rs 1,094 crore.

The BMP-2/2K ICVs are going to be powered by 285 horse power engines and are lower in weight which will make them highly mobile to meet all tactical requirements of mobility in the battlefield. These ICVs will be able to reach a speed of 65 kilometres per hour (kmph) with easy steering ability in cross country terrain. They will have amphibious capabilities to travel at 07 kmph in water. These are designed to overcome slope of upto 35° cross obstacles of 0.7 metre and have lethal firepower capability.


With the induction of these 156 BMP 2/2K ICVs, planned to be completed by 2023, the existing deficiency in the Mechanised Infantry Battalions will be mitigated and the combat capability of the Army will be further enhanced.



Greetings on the opening of the 4th Chersonese International Opera and Ballet Festival

August 12, 2020, 11:24:41 AM

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Foreign Direct Investment in Commercial Coal Mining in India

August 12, 2020, 10:36:33 AM

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Draft Defence Production and Export Promotion Policy 2020

August 12, 2020, 10:28:37 AM

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DCGI approves Phase II+III trials of Oxford University vaccine by Serum Institute, Pune

August 12, 2020, 9:59:44 AM

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BHARAT AIR FIBER, a last-mile telecom connectivity solution based on Radio Network

August 12, 2020, 9:35:33 AM

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Minister Nitin Gadkari approves a New Scheme to Make India Aatmanirbhar in Agarbatti Production

August 12, 2020, 9:09:58 AM

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Four more States/UTs linked with One Nation One Ration Card scheme today

August 12, 2020, 8:07:52 AM

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Government working with RBI on Industry’s need for loan restructuring

August 9, 2020, 2:15:34 PM

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Union Education Minister calls on the Vice President and hands over the New Education Policy

August 8, 2020, 2:16:51 PM

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New Supreme Court building inaugurated by PM Modi and PM of Mauritius Mr Pravind Jugnauth

August 8, 2020, 2:11:48 PM

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