NEW DELHI (Reuters) - India has approved the acquisition of defence equipment worth about 30 billion rupees ($431 million), the government said in a statement on Saturday.
The Defence Acquisition Council approved the procurement of supersonic cruise missile BrahMos for two Indian navy ships, which it said will form the primary weapon on-board the ships.
The government also approved procurement of armoured recovery vehicles for the Indian army’s main battle tank.
($1 = 69.6400 Indian rupees)
Reporting by Nigam Prusty