British Firm Gets £3.5 Million Worth Contract To Supply Bagpipes To Indian Army
Military Band of army soldiers in ceremonial uniforms marching playing bagpipes in Rajasthan, India (Photo by Tim Graham/Sygma/Corbis via Getty Images)
Radhakrishna N S
London-based British Band Instrument Company (BBICO) has won an export contract which includes the supply of new bagpipe military band, bagpipe and percussion instruments worth around £3.4 million to all the Indian Army Regimental bands. The deal worth £3.4m will include around 15,000 instruments to 47 regiments of the Indian Army. Alun Hughes, the founder and managing director of the company commenting on the deal said, “with this latest announcement of our recent success in India, we are able to demonstrate a positive future for specialist companies such as the British Band Instrument Company in export markets.” The UK government…
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