Bhishma snapshot

Indigenously-built state-of-the-art T-90 main battle tanks, Bhishma, at the rolling out ceremony in Avadi near Chennai .The first batch of 10 tanks, each costing around Rs 14-15 crore, was inducted into the army by minister of state for defence M M Pallam Raju. The Heavy Vehicles Factory plans to produce 100 tanks per year. The tanks have features like capability to fire guided missiles, in addition to the conventional ammunition, using the same main gun barrel and guided weapon system and ballistic computer facilities to ensure accurate firing of both conventional ammunition and guided missiles

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