Indian army to buy multi-mode 10 lakh grenades » Kashmir Media Service

Indian Army plans to buy 10 lakh hand grenades | India News | Zee NewsNew Delhi, October 02 (KMS): The Indian Army will do away with its World War II vintage design hand grenade as the Defence Ministry has signed a Rs 409 crore contract for procurement of new 10 lakh multi-mode hand grenades.

The ministry’s acquisition wing signed a contract with Nagpur-based Economic Explosive Ltd (Solar Group) for supply of the new grenades.

The multi-mode hand grenade has been designed by the Defence Research and Development Organisation’s Terminal Ballistic Research Laboratories (TBRL) and is being produced by EEL, Nagpur.

The grenades have a distinctive design and can be used in both offensive and defensive modes.

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