Centre clears military procurements worth Rs 45,000cr

The defence acquisition council on Friday approved nine procurement proposals worth around Rs 45,000 crore, including ones to acquire 12 Su-30 MKI fighter jets as well as Dhruvastra air-to-surface missiles and upgrade of Dornier aircraft.The 12 Su-30MKIs for the Indian Air Force would be manufactured in India by Hindustan Aeronautics Limited.