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MoD signs a deal for dual role Surface-to-Surface BRAHMOS missile with BAPL


The Defence Ministry has signed the contract with BrahMos Aerospace for acquisition of additional dual-role capable Surface-to-Surface BRAHMOS missiles at an overall approximate cost of ₹ 1700 Crore under “Buy-Indian” Category. (Photo: PIB)

NEW DELHI (PIB): 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 ₹ 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.

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