India-Russia sign pact for T-72, T-90 maintenance


Punj Corporation Ltd signed an agreement with Russia’s JSC Uralvagonzavod (UVZ) to undertake repair and maintenance of the T-72 and T-90 tanks and aluminium radiators in India. The agreement was signed at the Defence Expo 2018, a release said. As part of the agreement, Punj Corporation will be the sole authorised service representative for Uralvagonzavod for these projects.

Chennai-based MRF Ltd showcased its range of special application tyres it had indigenised for the Indian Army, and the range of aviation tyres indigenised for the IAF.

Company’s Chairman K.M. Mammen had handed over the indigenously-developed MRF Aeromuscle Tyre for Air Force’s Sukhoi aircraft in January during the announcement of the Defence Expo. Goa shipyard Ltd (GSL), a defence PSU shipyard too signed a ‘Letter of Intent’ with France-based Naval Group.

By: The Hindu


Categories: Army

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