Project Himshakti

Context: Ministry of Defence has inked a Rs 3,000 crore contract for the procurement of two Integrated Electronic Warfare Systems under Project Himshakti for the Army in mountainous terrain. 

Major Highlights:

  • The contract signed with defence PSU Bharat Electronics (BEL) is under the “Buy Indian-IDMM (indigenously designed, developed and manufactured)” category comprising contemporary and niche technologies. 


  • Project Himshakti will generate employment of approximately three lakh man-days over a period of two years. 
  • The project is a significant leap forward in developing indigenous capabilities making the country ‘self-reliant’ in defence manufacturing. 

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