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India’s BDL awarded contract to supply Konkurs ATGW systems to IA

10 January 2019
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India’s state-owned Bharat Dynamics Limited (BDL) announced on 8 January that it has been awarded a INR7.6 billion (USD108 million) contract by the Indian Army (IA) for the supply of an undisclosed number of licence-built Konkurs-series anti-tank guided weapon (ATGW) systems, comprised of both anti-tank guided missiles (ATGMs) and launchers.

“The missiles and launchers will be manufactured under continued technical collaboration with Russia at BDL’s Bhanur unit in Telangaga State,” said the company in a statement.

Industry sources told Jane’s that the order is meant as a stop-gap to partially meet the IA’s long-pending requirement for 68,000 ATGMs and over 2,000 launchers to equip its 360-odd infantry and 44 mechanised infantry battalions.

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