As parts of efforts to equip its
troops with sophisticated protective gear post 26/11, the Navy
is procuring 4,500 "water-proof floating" Bullet-proof Jackets
(BPJs) for its personnel deployed at sea and coastal areas.
Global defence major BAE Systems
has tied up with an Indian security gadgets company to supply
59,000 bullet-proof jackets to security forces as part of a
government contract that is expected to cost Rs 160 crore.