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India and Russia are discussing the projects on joint production of helicopters, ships, tanks and aircraft, Tass reported, citing an official statement released today the Indian Ministry of Defense

“Among the projects that are being discussed with Russia – production of tanks, aircraft, ships and other equipment,” – noted in the Defense Ministry.
The ministry also said that in May, the government’s Council for Defence Procurement approved the acquisition and the subsequent joint production of Russian helicopters in India. “The contract is not yet signed,” – states the report.
About what kind of military products in question does not say.According to Tass it could be a co-production of Russia and India 400 multi-purpose helicopters Ka-226T, 3 to 6 modernized frigates of the “Talwar» (Talwar) Project 11356, as well as new tanks on the platform of “Armata”. Negotiations on the last project is in the initial stage.
Russia and India already have a joint venture for the production of supersonic cruise missile “Brahmos» (BraMos). By 2014, the total amount of orders missiles Indian armed forces has exceeded $ 6 billion. Source Meanwhile, “at the castle in chief” :


Arjun MK-1 production of the Indian company «Heavy Vehicle Factory», September 11, 2012
Source: Ritu Sharma

Defence department of the Indian company Tata Motors has expressed a desire to organize mass production of the national military equipment of the new generation, India Defence News reported on 12 July.

Vice President Vernon Noronha (Vernon Noronha) said that in recent years there was almost no orders from the Indian armed forces, but with the advent of a new government with the slogan “Doing India ‘order situation is starting to improve. This process is enthusiastically received not only in Tata Motors, but throughout the engineering industry of the country, he said.

The company received an order for the production of light multipurpose armored vehicles LAMV (light armoured multipurpose vehicle – approx. VI) and fights for the right to manufacture promising BMP FICV (Future Infantry Combat Vehicle – approx. VI). “Ultimately, we want to become a producer and a light tank, and then the main battle tank (Figure – approx. VI) to have good momentum and progress,” said Noronha, adding that the company has already submitted an application to the government.