New Delhi: In a major boost to Defence Production under the ‘Make in India’ initiative and towards achieving self-reliance in the critical field of Defence equipment, Goa Shipyard Limited (GSL) has placed a maiden order on Bharat Heavy Electricals Limited (BHEL) for the supply of an upgraded Super Rapid Gun Mount (SRGM), the Main gun on-board most warships of the Indian Navy.
The order envisages supply, installation and commissioning of the entire system – Upgraded SRGM and accessories for Triput Class Frigates of the Indian Navy, which will be manufactured by the Haridwar unit of BHEL.
The upgraded SRGM is a state-of-the-art weapon system having additional features such as the capability to manage different types of ammunition to engage fast, manoeuvring and non-manoeuvring, radio-controlled targets. The upgraded SRGM has the capability to fire advanced Ammunition with higher range and programmable ammunition.
BHEL has been a reliable supplier of critical equipment and services in the Defence and Aerospace sector for over three decades with the aim of making a major contribution towards self-reliance in these sectors.
Towards this, BHEL has established dedicated, intricate manufacturing and inspection facilities at its manufacturing plants, for production, installation & commissioning and lifecycle support of various products and components. The initiatives taken by BHEL will be a driving force towards the AatmaNirbhar Bharat Abhiyan of the government.
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