Army likely to get 4.25 lakh carbines; 50,000 India-made vests also in pipeline

The Indian Army has expressed a fresh demand for carbines and sought information from domestic arms manufacturers for the possible supply more than 425,000 guns of prescribed specifications ahead of floating a tender for the purchase in November, officials familiar with the matter told HT. The close-quarter carbines will be for frontline soldiers, including the Line of Actual Control (LAC) with China where the two countries have been locked in a tense standoff since May 2020. Watch this video for more.

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