State-run Bharat Electronics bottled a Rs 9,200 crore order from with Mazagon Dock Limited (MDL) and Garden Reach Shipbuilders and Engineers (GRSE) to supply long range surface-to-air missile (LRSAM) systems.
Under the massive contract, Bharat Electronics will supply seven LRSAM systems.
The company in an official statement, cited that it has pushed the order book beyond Rs 50,000 crore for the first time in a single financial year.
The LRSAM will be fitted onboard seven ships to be built by these two shipbuilders.
Bharat Electronics Ltd (BEL), a navratna defence public sector undertaking, said it is looking at maintaining a healthy order including for supply of sadars and electronic warfare systems.
“The company has entered into contracts worth about Rs 9,200 crore with Mazagon Dock Limited (MDL) and Garden Reach Shipbuilders and Engineers (GRSE) to supply LRSAM systems,” it said.
“This is the highest-ever single value order bagged by BEL,” it said.
As the lead integrator of Akash Missile system, BEL has already proven its prowess in the realm of Turnkey Missile Systems.
The company said it is now geared up for futuristic programmes such as the Quick Response Surface to Air Missile (QRSAM) for the Army, Medium Range Surface to Air Missile (MRSAM) for the Air Force and Long Range Surface to Air Missile (LRSAM) for the Navy.