An order for two regiments of the new indigenous Arjun 1A tank for the Indian Army is on the anvil. This is another Atmanirbhar Bharat moment. The two regiments, comprising 118 tanks, have been developed by the Defence Research and Development Organization (DRDO) and incorporates 71 improvements from the original version. They are expected to go through the usual route for clearance: The Defence Acquisition Council and the Cabinet Committee on Security. This deal is worth Rs 8,956 crore, not just for the tanks but also, spares and servicing.