July 15 2015
India's top procurement body has approved the purchase of US$4.74 billion worth of defense equipment, reports the Express Tribune (Pakistan).
On Tuesday, the Defense Acquisition Council, which is headed by the defense minister, cleared an order for 428 L-70 and ZU-23 air defense guns, said a Defense Ministry spokesman.
The guns will be manufactured in India as part of an effort to expand the domestic defense industry, said the spokesman.
The deal also covered the purchase...
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