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DRDO fast-tracks infantry combat vehicle

DNPUN42379 | 9/15/2011 | Author : Team DNA | WC :251

BMP urban survival kit flagged off at VRDE, Ahmednagar

The BMP urban survival kit (Busk), a state-of-the-art infantry combat vehicle, has been designed by the Vehicle research and development establishment (VRDE) in a record time of six months. It was handed over to the Mechanised Infantry Regimental Centre (Mirc) for user trials in Ahmednagar on Wednesday.
A press statement issued by the Defence research and development organisation (DRDO) stated that the Busk was ideally suited to fighting terrorist attacks. It was flagged off at VRDE by additional director general of mechanised forces, Major General RS Chand. Also present on the occasion were the Mirc commandant, Brigadier Joydeep Bhati; director of DRDO's combat vehicle and engineering, R Shankar; VRDE director CP Ramanarayanan;
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