SOURCE: RAUNAK KUNDE / NEWS BEAT / IDRW.ORG
Indian Army has confirmed DAC has accorded AoN for procurement of “Futuristic Infantry Combat Vehicle (Tracked)” ie “FICV(Tr)” for the Mechanised Infantry Arm of the Indian Army with Manned turret (un-manned turret as EPP) with FCS, fire & forget top-attack ATGMs, automatic cannon of at least 30mm calibre, co-axial machine gun and a stabilised RCWS with 12.7mm machine gun.
Modern protection measures should include an Active Protection System and Laser Warning & Protection Measures with a Crew of three and a stick of eight soldiers.
Prototype for “FICV(Tr)” to be developed within 36 months of the contract being awarded. Indian Army will split quantity in the ratio of 60:40 between L1 and L2 vendors provided L-2 Vendor accepts the price and Terms & Conditions quoted by L-1 Vendor.
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