May 18 2010
The Indian army has decided to buy an additional 124 domestically built Arjun tanks, reports Asian News International.
The purchase decision was made after the tank proved itself in trials against the Russian T-90 in the Thar desert, said the Ministry of Defense.
The army has already ordered 124 Arjuns, including 50 that were delivered last year.
During its six months of trials, the Arjun demonstrated its endurance and precision targeting capability, defense officials...
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