DRDO to be part of Future Ready Combat Vehicle project: Army


  • The Indian Army today said there is a plan to incorporate DRDO as a technological partner in the proposed Future Ready Combat Vehicle (FRCV) project.
  • The army plans to adopt a novel approach for designing and developing its future category of battle tanks.
  • The proposed approach will involve three stages – Design Phase, Prototype Development Phase and Production Phase.
  • The development of FRCV, aimed at replacing the T-72 fleet of tanks, is proposed to be Service HQ driven and managed by a dedicated FRCV Project Management Team (F-PMT), said army sources.
  • Bulk production will be undertaken in India by a nominated Indian Production Agency (PA), which may well be one of the Development Agencies (DAs).

Source: ET

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