New Delhi, September 18: The Indian Army has invited domestic defence industries to offer critical equipment for emergency procurement. Proposals have been invited for guns, missiles, drones, counter-drone, loiter munition, communication and optical systems, as per a series of tweets from the Army's Additional Directorate General of Public Information. The Army has also invited the proposals for specialist vehicles, engineering equipment, and alternate energy resources.

"In keeping with its commitment to fight the future wars with Indigenous Solutions, Indian Army invites Indian Defence Industry to offer critical defence equipment for Emergency Procurement," it announced. The industry will have to deliver the equipment within one year of signing the contract. Defence Ministry Signs Rs 880 Crore-Contract With Israel Weapons Industries to Procure 16,479 Light Machine Guns For Indian Army.

"The process will be based on compressed timelines, wherein the procurement window will be open to Indian Industry for six months & the industry would be expected to deliver equipment within one year of signing the contract. Procurement cases will be based on Open Tender Enquiry", it said in another tweet.

(The above story first appeared on LatestLY on Sep 18, 2022 08:15 PM IST. For more news and updates on politics, world, sports, entertainment and lifestyle, log on to our website