MoD signs deal with MDSL to supply Light Specialist Vehicles to Indian Army￼
MoD signs deal with MDSL to supply Light Specialist Vehicles to Indian Army
On 22nd March 2021, The Ministry of Defence (MoD) has signed a contract with Mahindra Defence Systems Ltd (MDSL). as per the contract, MDSL will supply 1,300 Light Specialist Vehicles to the Indian Army in four years.
- Ministry of Defence (MoD) will spend a cost of Rs 1,056 crore.
- This deal promotes the ‘Atmanirbhar Bharat Abhiyaan’ and ‘Make in India’ initiative of the Government.
Light Specialist Vehicle
- The Light Specialist Vehicle is a modern fighting vehicle.
- The Vehicle will be authorised to several fighting units for carriage of Medium Machine Guns, Automatic Grenade Launchers and Anti-tank Guided Missiles.