Sea Platforms

India’s MoD issues RFPs for various naval vessels

02 July 2019

India’s Ministry of Defence (MoD) has issued four requests for proposals (RFPs) to domestic shipyards for the production of an assortment of platforms for the Indian Navy (IN) and the Indian Coast Guard (ICG).

The RFPs for the programmes, the combined value of which is worth INR150 billion (USD2.17 billion), were despatched on 1 July to local shipyards shortlisted by the MoD for the acquisition of six next-generation missile vessels (NGMVs) for the IN, and for six fast patrol vessels (FPVs), 12 air cushion vehicles (ACVs), and eight ammunition barges for the ICG, according to the Indian government’s Press Information Bureau (PIB).

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