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    India to Boost Capacity to Wage ‘Low-Intensity War’ in Jammu & Kashmir

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    In an effort to enhance its army's capacity to handle the low-intensity conflict in the state of Jammu and Kashmir, India’s Defense Ministry has given the green light to acquire Electronic Warfare Systems.

    New Delhi (Sputnik) — India's Defense Acquisition Council, chaired by Defense Minister Manohar Parrikar, cleared proposals, worth over $ 3 billion, on Wednesday.

    The Defense Acquisition Council is a governing body tasked with the purchase of arms and ammunition in the country.
    According to Defense Ministry sources, the Defense Acquisition Council gave its nod for the purchase of Anti-Tank Guided Munition for training purposes.

    The Defense Acquisition Council also cleared proposals to set up a repair facility for the naval dockyard in Mumbai. The DAC also cleared the proposal for setting up a weapon repair facility at Port Blair.


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