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Defence Ministry clears mega naval project to build 6 submarines

The decision was taken at a meeting of the Defence Acquisition Council (DAC) chaired by Defence Minister Rajnath Singh.

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Defence ministry | Indian Navy | Submarine

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

Indian Submarine
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The on Friday cleared a mega project to build six conventional submarines for the at a cost of around Rs 43,000 crore, a decision aimed at narrowing the gap with growing naval prowess of China, government sources said.

The decision was taken at a meeting of the Defence Acquisition Council (DAC) chaired by Defence Minister Rajnath Singh.

The DAC is the Defence Ministry's highest decision-making body on procurement.

The sources said the Request for Proposal (RFP) for the make-in-India project named 'P-75 India' will be issued soon.

The sources said the groundwork like specifications of the submarines and other critical requirements for issuance of the RFP for the mega project has been completed by separate teams of the and the

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First Published: Fri, June 04 2021. 13:56 IST
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