GOVERNMENT OF INDIA
Ministry Of Defence
DEPARTMENT OF DEFENCE
UNSTARRED QUESTIONS NO.3749
TO BE ANSWERED ON 07.09.2011
Upgradation of Arms Used by Marcos
3749. SHRI RAJEEV CHANDRASEKHAR:
Will the Minister of DEFENCE be pleased to state:
(a) Whether there has been any proposal for upgrading arms and weapons used by the Marine Commandos (Macros), post 26/11, in line with the US SEAL;
(b) If so, the details thereof; and
(c) How much of this has been implemented?
MINISTER OF DEFENCE
(a) to(c): Upgradation and induction of weapons and specialist equipment for the Marcos is an ongoing process in line with the best Special Forces necessary to maintain the required technological edge over the adversary.