Future Ready Combat Vehicle (FRCV) of the Indian Army

Program: Future Ready Combat Vehicle (FRCV) for Indian Army

RFI Issued: May 2021

Category: ‘Buy (Indian-IDDM)’

Quantity: 1770 Nos.

Estimated Cost: $5-6 Billion Approx.

Current Status: A RFP is still awaited

Brief Details

The Indian Army requires state-of-the-art ‘technology enabled’ Main Battle Tank (MBT) to replace the existing aging fleet of (four-decade old) Soviet-origin T-72 ‘Ajeya’ Main Battle Tanks.

To meet this requirement, the MoD has issued a fresh Request for Information (RFI) to procure over 1,770 Future Ready Combat Vehicles (FRCVs) for the Indian Army in May 2021 in a phased manner, along with Performance Based Logistics, Transfer of Technology, Engineering Support Package and other Maintenance and Training requirements.

For the first phase, the Ministry of Defence intends to procure quantity 590 FRCV. The expected induction is by 2030.

To read the complete coverage about this project click onhttps://thedefencespace.com/2023/06/04/project-alert-future-ready-combat-vehicle-frcv/