MoD signs a deal for dual role Surface-to-Surface BRAHMOS missile with BAPLPIB (September 22, 2022) Print This News
NEW DELHI: Providing further impetus to Aatmanirbharta in defence production, the Ministry of Defence (MoD) signed a contract on Thursday with M/s BrahMos Aerospace Pvt. Ltd. (BAPL) for acquisition of additional dual-role capable Surface-to-Surface BRAHMOS missiles at an overall approximate cost of â‚¹ 1700 Crore under “Buy-Indian” Category.
Induction of these dual-role capable Missiles is going to significantly enhance the operational capability of Indian Navy (IN) fleet assets.
It is notable that BAPL is a Joint Venture (JV) between India and Russia making crucial contribution to augment the new generation Surface-to-Surface Missiles (SSMs) with enhanced range and dual role capability for land as well as anti-ship attacks.
This contract is going to give further boost to indigenous production of critical weapon system and ammunition with active participation of indigenous industry.