Defexpo 2018: BEL, L&T Ink MoU for Defence Products

The MoU was inked between the two companies to share their expertise in design, development, engineering and manufacturing to develop and produce products and systems to meet the requirement of the defence services as well as for export markets.

State-owned aerospace and defence company Bharat Electronics Ltd (BEL) and construction engineering firm Larsen & Toubro has signed an MoU in Defexpo 2018 at Chennai.

Defence Products

The MoU was inked between the two companies to share their expertise in design, development, engineering and manufacturing to develop and produce products and systems to meet the requirement of the defence services as well as for export markets.

Further, the agreement was signed by Anandi Ramalingam, Director (Marketing), BEL, and J D Patil, Whole Time Director and Senior Executive Vice President (L&T Defence), L&T.

Moreover, both the companies have agreed to explore and address defence products/ systems for the Indian Defence Services as well as export opportunities.

BEL has expertise in design, development, engineering, manufacture of Radar & Weapon Systems, NCS and Communications systems, Electronic Warfare & Avionics, Naval Systems, Electro-optics products, Tank Electronics & Gun Systems, Satcom systems, Strategic Components and Civilian products, while L&T has expertise in design, engineering and manufacture of Defence systems, Platforms and Weapon delivery, Armoured platforms and Fire control systems, Military Communication, Naval Equipment, Warships & Submarines.

Meanwhile, the MoU sets to define the roles and responsibilities of both the companies to co-operate and work in partnership mode for select programmes and thus give a boost to indigenous defence production.

This collaboration will also give boost to the Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s Make in India mission.

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Manu Tayal

Manu Tayal

Manu is an Associate Editor at Saur Energy International where she writes and edits clean & green energy news, featured articles and interview industry veterans with a special focus on solar, wind and financial segments.

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