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Tata readies armoured offerings

3rd January 2017 - 00:25 GMT | by Neelam Mathews in Delhi


Tata Motors is confident that a decision on which companies have been down-selected for the Future Infantry Combat Vehicle (FICV) programme will be announced in the first quarter of 2017. 

The Indian company worth $42 billion is now deepening its foray into combat vehicles, and it is relying on its extensive capability to corner the Indian Army’s $12 billion FICV programme to replace the Indian Army’s fleet of 2,610 Russian-designed BMP IFVs.

V.S Noronha, vice president of Tata Motors’ defence business, recently said at a Delhi press briefing, ‘Tata Motors’ DNA in mobility, combined with its experience in light

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Neelam Mathews


Neelam Mathews

Neelam Mathews was born in India and completed her education in London.

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