The Government of India has approved the purchase of a large batch of anti-Russian missiles Competition-M

The Government of India has approved the purchase of a large batch of Russian anti-tank guided missiles "Competition-M"The Security Committee of the Cabinet of Ministers of the Government of India has approved the purchase of 10 thousand Russian anti-tank guided missiles (ATGM) "Competition-M." This was said to the newspaper "Times of India".

According disk imaging a source close to the Indian Ministry of Defense, anti-tank designed for infantry troops and infantry. Future purchase price is estimated at 12 billion rupees (240 million dollars).

Previously Safety Committee has also approved the purchase of Russian controlled tank shells "Invar"For T-90 tanks and more than 200 missiles'BrahMos"(BrahMos) airborne for a total of 80 billion rupees (more than 1.5 billion dollars). Of this amount, 60 billion rupees (1.2 billion dollars) will be spent on the purchase of set up for installation on the Su-30MKI aircraft missiles "BrahMos"That are performed here a joint Russian-Indian venture" BrahMos Aerospace "(Brahmos Aerospace). First airborne missile tests are scheduled for the end of December this year.

As for controlled tank shells "Invar"That 10 thousand of them put out of, then another 15 thousand will be produced in India by" Bharat Dynamics "(Bharat Dynamics Limited) under license. 1st 1.5 thousand shells" Invar "should be taken into service by Indian armed forces in the coming couple of years.

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