Government Accepts Proposal to Acquire Specialized Guns for Rs 7,000 Crore

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    Government Accepts Proposal to Acquire Specialized Guns for Rs 7,000 Crore
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    NEW DELHI: The top acquisition body of the Defence Ministry today accorded Acceptance of Necessity (AON) to the IAF's proposal to acquire 244 air defence guns at a cost of Rs 7,000 crore to be installed in vital locations including metro cities.

    The Defence Acquisition Council (DAC) also cleared the Navy's proposal to buy weapons and sensor systems for the P17A project wherein seven Shivalik-Class stealth frigates are being built.

    The meeting, chaired by Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar, also discussed the new Defence Procurement Procedure, Defence Ministry sources said adding that another DAC could also be held this month.

    The take away from today's meeting was the IAF's proposal for close in weapons systems which can target UAV's, glide bombs among others.

    The last meeting of DAC was held on February 23 where the Minister had reviewed acquisition proposals cleared in the last two years.

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