Shailesh Kumar, National Defence
New Delhi, 08 July 2017
Defence Acquisition Council (DAC) led by Raksha Mantri Arun Jaitley cleared strategic projects worth Rs 2806 Cr today. Defence Ministry official Sources say that, “DAC today cleared procurement of Armoured Fighting Vehicles (AFV) upgrade for Rs 2400 Cr. The contract is to be executed by OF, Medak. Besides, procurement of Carrier Commmand Post Tracked Vehicle for technical control of artillery is also cleared for Rs 406 Cr. Both projects cleared by DAC falls under Buy IDDM category.
DAC also reviewed other cases and accorded direction to ensure expeditious movement of other projects slated for capital acquisition.
— NationalDefence (@NDIndiaFirst) July 8, 2017
Shailesh Kumar is an independent journalist with over 17 years of experience in crime, political and defence reporting for leading media brands including Star News, India TV and NewsX. He is the founder editor of defence and security news portal, National Defence.