GOVT CLEARS DEFENCE BUYING OF NEARLY ₹2000 CR

Defence minister Nirmala Sitharaman, on Thursday, cleared a ₹1,950-crore project for buying a full motion simulator from US firm Boeing to train aircrews for missions on the Indian Navy’s P-8I submarine hunter planes, a government spokesperson said. The P-8I ‘training solution’ contract includes 10-year comprehensive maintenance service. “It will help Indian Navy train and realistically rehearse for sophisticated missions involving P-8I aircraft, at a fraction of the cost of live aircraft training,” the spokesperson said.

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