Indian Navy BHEL SRGM Gun Contract: 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, state-owned Bharat Heavy Electricals Limited (BHEL) has won the first order from Goa Shipyard to supply an upgraded Super Rapid Gun Mount (SRGM) systems to Indian Navy.
The order entails 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 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.
Public sector engineering company 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.
Haridwar based 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 Atmanirbhar Bharat Abhiyan of the government.