Indian Defence Ministry has approved the procurement of P-8I Training Solution and Low Intensity Conflict Electronic Warfare System (LICEWS), at a total cost of Rs 2419.32 crore. The P-8I Training Solution for Navy, along with 10-year comprehensive maintenance service, will be brought from M/s Boeing for Rs 1949.32 crore. As of date, Navy has eight aircraft and delivery of four additional are to be begin in 2020. The second proposal cleared was for procurement of LICEWS from M/s Bharat Electronics Limited for Rs 470 crore. This system will equip Indian Army with upgraded communications infrastructure to effectively deal with advanced communications systems being used by terrorist groups.