The Indian MoDs Defence Acquisition Council has cleared the purchase of another 22 Harpoon anti-ship missile at a cost Rs 913 crores ($145 million).
This was in the pipeline as a foreign military sales deal with the department of defence of the USA. The missiles are manufactured by Boeing Defence, Space and Aerospace.
The missiles will be integrated with the Sihsumar class submarines – the Indian version of the HDW submarines.
Harpoon missiles have three versions: for the army, navy and the air force. The naval version is named UGM 84.
Indian navy had earlier procured 26 such missiles for itself to be fitted on P81 surveillance aircrafts for $200 million. Another 26 were brought by the Indian Air Force.
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