BEL Current Affairs - 2020

Defence Ministry approved procurement of 5,100 crores of hardware

On January 22, 2020, the Defence Acquisition Council approved the Procurement of defence equipment that are of worth Rs 5,100 crores. The equipment are to be purchased from indigenous sources. Highlights The equipment to be purchased include electronic Warfare systems that are manufactured by DRDO. It also includes other equipment that are manufactured by local Read More…

National Common Mobility Card

Prime Minister Narendra Modi launched a National Common Mobility Card (NCMC), which can be used to make payments across public transport anywhere in the country, including Metro, bus and suburban railways, for toll and parking, and for retail like any credit or debit card. National Common Mobility Card The National Common Mobility Card (NCMC) was Read More…

BEL Launches Atmospheric Water Generator

The Defence PSU Bharat Electronics Ltd (BEL) has unveiled the Atmospheric Water Generator (AWG) at the Aero India 2019. The new product aims to provide an innovative solution to meet the ever-increasing need for drinking water worldwide. Atmospheric Water Generator The Atmospheric Water Generator would generate water straight from the humidity present in the atmosphere through Read More…

BEL bags contract to supply 7 long range surface-to-air missile systems to Indian Navy

State-run Bharat Electronics Ltd (BEL) has bagged order worth Rs. 9,200 crore for supply of seven Long Range Surface-to-Air Missile (LRSAM) systems to Indian Navy. In this regard, it has entered into a contract with Mazagon Dock Limited (MDL) and Garden Reach Shipbuilders and Engineers (GRSE).  The LRSAM will be fitted onboard seven ships to Read More…

BEL inks MoU with Swedish firm Saab for marketing air-surveillance radar

State-owned defence electronics company Bharat Electronics Ltd (BEL) has signed memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Saab for jointly marketing L-Band 3D air surveillance radar (RAWL-03) which is co-developed by the companies. Saab is Swedish aerospace and defence firm that serves global market with world-leading products, services and solutions in military defence and civil security. RAWL-03 Read More…