Amidst the presence of Joint Secretary (DIP) and senior Indian Air Force officials, Navratna Defence PSU Bharat Electronics Limited (BEL) signed an MoU with Defense Initiatives (DI), Belarus, and Defense Initiatives Aero Pvt Ltd, India (a subsidiary of DI Belarus).
It aims for co-operation between the three companies for supply of Airborne Defense Suite (ADS) for the helicopters of the Indian Air Force (IAF). Under the ‘Make in India’ category; BEL will be the prime contractor. It will be supported by DI with supply of advanced EW suite for helicopters.
The partnership has evolved under the guidance of Mr Sanjay Jaju, Addl. Secretary, Department of Defence Production, and Indo Belarusian Joint Commission (IBJC) on Military Cooperation. The MoU also aims at exploring various business opportunities for India and global markets for ADS.