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Thursday, May 14, 2015

Nod to new aircraft carrier, BrahMos missiles for six ships

Delhi class DDGThe government on Wednesday gave its nod to building a second indigenous aircraft carrier, defence ministry sources said.

In a meeting of Defence Acquisition Council (DAC) chaired by Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar, Rs.30 crore was allotted for the preparations for the carrier.

The DAC also gave nod to arming India's three Delhi-class destroyers, and three Talwar class frigates with BrahMos supersonic missiles at a cost of Rs.27 billion.

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