BEL Receives Defence Orders Worth ₹8,091 Crores In FY24

(Credit: BEL)
  • The latest order of defence and non-defence products worth ₹2,191 crores was received on Friday.
  • The company received another order worth ₹5,900 crores orders on June 20.

Navratna Defence PSU Bharat Electronics Limited (BEL) has received orders to the tune of ₹8,091 crores till now in the financial year 2023-24, with the latest order of defence and non-defence products worth ₹2,191 crores received on Friday. The company announced the news through an exchange filing.

The ₹2,191 crore order list includes a long-range guidance kit with a warhead, airborne V/UHF jammer, battlefield surveillance radar (short range) upgrade, missile guidance radar and control centre, upgraded radio relay (F) with data modem encryption unit Mk II, Identify Friend or Foe Mk XII A, anti-submarine warfare shallow water craft (ASW SWC) sonar, and spares.

These orders are in addition to the ₹5,900 crores orders already received on June 20, of which the significant order is for two regiments of the improved Akash Prime Weapon System, amounting to ₹3914 crores.

Akash is an all-weather, point/area air-defence weapon system intended to defend vulnerable points/areas against threats from low, medium and high altitudes. The system uses high-mobility vehicles for mobile applications.

The other significant orders received inter-alia include orders for Shakti EW and Sanket MK III (naval systems), GBMES & GBVU communication jammer systems, MKBT systems, IFF-MK-XII crypto modules and upgradation of SDP, and display of Rohini radar, training system for CMS P15B & CAMC of CMS for P 28 etc.



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