Israeli defense group Rafael have announced the commissioning of the built in the Indian city of Hyderabad of a plant to manufacture Spike anti-tank missiles.
The plant was built jointly with the Indian holding company of the Kalyani programme «Made in India».
According to the head of Kalyani Baba Kalyani, 90% of missile parts will be produced in India.
At the opening ceremony was attended by Israel’s Ambassador to new Delhi Daniel Carmon and Minister of industry of the state of Telangana Kalvakuntla Taraka Rama RAO.
The plant will work on the needs of the Indian army, and also plans to supply anti-tank missiles in the countries of South-East Asia.