TASL bags Bulletproof Jackets contract from IAF

TATA Advanced System Limited (TASL) has been awarded a contract for supplying of 10,000 number of medium and large sized Bulletproof Jackets (BPJs) to the Indian Air Force (IAF). The lightweight bullet-resistant body armour is expected to replace bulky and heavy jackets that are slowly being phased out from the entire armed forces. As per a report by NITI Aayog there is a total requirement of at least 3 Lakh BPJs by the Indian Armed Forces, and the Central Armed Police Force (CAPFs) such as BSF, CRPF and CISF, and police.