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Indian Army to procure 118 Main Battle Tanks Arjun Mk-1A worth Rs 7,523 crore

The Ministry of Defence today placed an order with Heavy Vehicles Factory, Avadi in Chennai for supply of 118 Main Battle Tanks, MBTs Arjun Mk-1A for the Indian Army. The order worth seven thousand five hundred 23 crore rupees will further provide a boost to the Make in India initiative in defence sector and is a big step towards achieving Aatmanirbhar Bharat envisioned by Prime Minister Narendra Modi. The state-of-the-art Main Battle Tank Mk-1A is a new variant of Arjun Tank designed to enhance fire power, mobility and survivability.

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