BHEL awarded order for main guns of frontline ships

BHEL awarded order for main guns of frontline ships

In a major boost to Defence Production Beneath the 'Make In India' initiative to achieve self-reliance from the critical area of Defence equipment, Indian Navy has placed an order on Bharat Heavy Electricals Limited (BHEL) for supply of 2 numbers Super Rapid Gun Mounts (SRGM), chief guns standardised for the majority of Warships of the Indian Navy.

BHEL has indigenised these Guns and has created dedicated, intricate Manufacturing and inspection facilities at its Heavy Electric Equipment Plant, Haridwar for production, installation & commissioning and lifecycle support of these Guns. Standardisation of those Guns by the Navy for all significant Warships has resulted in optimisation of consolidation and cost of expertise and self-reliance. BHEL is also working in an upgraded version of these Guns, with enhanced array, to cater to the upcoming requirement of warships.

BHEL has been a reliable supplier of critical equipment and services in the Defence & Aerospace sector for more than three decades. Towards this, specialised manufacturing facilities and capabilities have already been set up with the intent of making a major contribution towards self-reliance in Defence gear creation and initiatives accepted will function as a driving force towards the AatmaNirbhar Bharat Abhiyan of Government of India.

Along with the thermal power sector, BHEL offers a broad Assortment of products for the significant sectors of the Indian market. With attention on expansion of non-coal Based company, the company provides comprehensive' options for And Electrical & Mechanical Industrial Products.