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Defence Boost, Indian Army To Get Attack Copter Apache

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| August 17 , 2017 , 19:07 IST

While the country faces tension on more than one front from the border, the Defence Acquisition Council's (DAC) decision to clear the proposal of buying six Apache attack helicopters for the Indian Army comes as a relief for the entire country.

Costing around Rs 4,168 crore, these helicopters will boast the military efficiency and prove helpful on the front line in case of a battle.

The AH-64E Apache helicopters will come with associated equipment including spares, training and ammunition.

The DAC also cleared a proposal to buy two sets of gas turbines from Ukraine for two Grigorovich class ships being built in Russia for India.

The gas turbines will be bought by India from Ukraine due to the ongoing tension between the two nations -- Russia and Ukraine. Their cost is Rs 490 crore.

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