The Security Committee of the Cabinet of Ministers of the Government of India has approved today the purchase of 10 thousand Russian controlled tank shells "Invar" for T-90 tanks and more than 200 missiles'BrahMos"Airborne for a total of 80 billion rupees / a 1.5 billion Bucks /. It is reported by the news agency Press Trust of India, citing a source close to the Indian Ministry of Defence.
The meeting of the Security Committee was held under the chairmanship of Prime Minister Manmohan Singh. According disk imaging agency, approved the sum of 60 billion Rs / 1.2 billion Bucks / to 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. "First air-launched 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.