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BHEL Bags Order To Supply Super Rapid Gun Mounts For Indian Navy

State-run engineering firm BHEL NSE 1.03 % on Thursday said it has bagged an order from the Indian Navy for supplying two Super Rapid Gun Mounts (SRGM), main guns standardised for all warships of the Indian Navy.

BHEL has indigenised these guns and has established dedicated, intricate manufacturing and inspection facilities at its Heavy Electrical Equipment Plant, Haridwar for production, installation & commissioning and lifecycle support of these guns, Bharat Heavy Electricals Ltd (BHEL) said in a statement.

Standardisation of these guns by the Indian Navy for all major warships has resulted in optimisation of cost and consolidation of expertise and self-reliance. BHEL is also working on an upgraded version of these gun, with enhanced range, to cater to the future requirement of warships, it added.

The state-run engineering firm is a supplier of critical equipment and services in the Defence & Aerospace sector for over three decades.

Towards this, specialised manufacturing facilities and capabilities have already been set up with the aim of making a major contribution towards self-reliance in Defence equipment production and initiatives taken will be a driving force towards the AatmaNirbhar Bharat Abhiyan of Government of India, the company said.

In addition to the thermal power sector, BHEL offers a broad range of products for the major sectors of the Indian economy.

With focus on growth of non-coal based business, the company offers comprehensive solutions for Transportation, Transmission, Renewables, Energy Storage Systems and e-mobility, Water Management, Defence & Aerospace, Captive Power Generation and Mechanical & Electrical Industrial Products.

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