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Indian Army to get six Apache attack helicopters

LiveMint logoLiveMint 17-08-2017 PTI

New Delhi: The defence ministry on Thursday cleared a long pending proposal to procure six Apache attack helicopters for the Indian Army at a cost of Rs4,168 crore, officials said.

The go ahead was given at a meeting of the Defence Acquisition Council (DAC) chaired by defence minister Arun Jaitley.

This is the first time the Army will get attack helicopters.

The DAC also cleared a proposal to procure two gas turbine engines for naval ships at a cost of Rs490 crore, officials said.

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