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Indian Army seeks anti-aircraft guns again

8th January 2019 - 14:00 GMT | by Gordon Arthur in Christchurch


The Indian Army is reinvigorating efforts to procure 938 anti-aircraft cannons, with an RfI recently issued and responses due by 19 January. Simultaneously, Russia is protesting the Indian Army’s selection of the K30 Hybrid Biho from South Korea.

As well as the aforementioned air defence cannons, the RfI issued on 27 November lists a requirement for 505,920 rounds of ammunition (both high-explosive and programmable all-target rounds).

Reflective of Indian procurement procedures, this is the third time an RfI for these systems has been issued in the past eight years. This stands in sharp contrast to the rapid acquisition of the

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Gordon Arthur


Gordon Arthur

Gordon Arthur is the Asia Pacific editor for Shephard Media. Born in Scotland and educated …

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