IAF is planning to purchase new generation missiles for Rs 1,400 billion to eliminate enemy radars.

Indian Air Force has extended a request for over Rs 1,400 crore for the acquisition of Rudram next-generation anti-radar missiles . The Rudram next-generation anti-radar missiles (NGARM) can be launched from IAF fighters such as the Sukhoi-30 and Mirage-2000 .

New Delhi, India, November 24: The Indian Air Force has extended a request for over Rs 1,400 crore to the government for the acquisition of Rudram next-generation anti-radar missiles (NGARM) to search and destroy enemy radar targets, according to defence officials.According to defence officials, a bid for the acquisition of advanced missiles developed by the Defence Research and Development Organisation is now in the possession of the Ministry of Defence, and a high-level meeting is set to take place shortly thereafter.Officials said that the Indian Air Force's Sukhoi-30 fighter plane fleet has already tested the next-generation anti-radiation missiles, which will destroy enemy radar targets during conflicts.The NGARM can be launched from IAF fighters such as the Sukhoi-30 and Mirage-2000.

The Indian Air Force will be focusing on NGARM induction, according to Air Chief Marshal VR Chaudhari, since it will not only launch but also after it has been launched.

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