India, France begin talks on Rs 45,000 crore submarine project
India and France have begun talks on a project to build six conventional submarines for the Indian Navy.
The project is worth Rs 45,000 crore and is part of India's efforts to modernize its military and strengthen its maritime capabilities.
The submarines will be built in India under the 'Make in India' initiative.
The project is expected to create jobs and boost the Indian economy.
The submarines will be equipped with advanced technology and weapons systems.
The project is expected to take around 10 years to complete.
India and France have a long-standing defence partnership.
France has supplied several military equipment to India, including fighter jets and submarines.
The two countries have also cooperated on counter-terrorism and maritime security.
The submarine project is expected to further strengthen the defence ties between India and France.
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