Bharat Electronics Limited Current Affairs - 2020

SRIJAN: Online Portal launched to promote Indigenisation of Defence Production

On August 14, 2020, the Defence Minister Raj Nath Singh launched “SRIJAN”, an online portal to promote indigenization of Defence production. Highlights The portal is to display those items that are currently being imported by Indian Defence Industry. This will help domestic industries of the country to learn and focus more on these specific items. Read More…

Indigenously Developed Torpedo Decoy System Inducted by Indian Navy

The Indian Navy has inducted an Indigenously developed Maareech capable Advanced Torpedo Decoy System on 26th June 2020. The induction has provided a huge boost to the Indian Navy’s Anti-Submarine Warfare Capabilities. What is Torpedo Defence System? A Torpedo is a self-propelled underwater missile that can be launched from a surface vessel, submarine, and airplane. Read More…

Rs 2000 Crore from PM CARES Fund allocated for 50,000 Made-in-India Ventilators

The Government of India on its way to create an AtmaNirbhar Bharat had allocated Rs 2000 crore for 50,000 Made-in-India ventilators. The entire sum of Rs 2000 crore was allocated from PM CARES Fund Trust. These ventilators will be supplied to various government-run COVID hospitals based on priority across the country. To date, a total Read More…

GoI to provide “Mass Manufacturing Ready” hardware and software for free

On April 9, 2020, the CSIR (Council of Scientific and Industrial Research) tied up with Bharat Electronics Limited to develop mass manufacturing technologies (hardware and software). The technologies are to focus on production of medical devices. These technologies after creation are to be transferred to companies free of cost. Recent Innovations On the lines of Read More…

India successfully test-fires two Quick Reaction Surface-to-Air Missiles

India has successfully test-fired two indigenously developed Quick Reaction Surface-to-Air missiles (QRSAM) from a test range off the Odisha coast. QRSAM was test fired from a rotatable truck-based launch unit at Chandipur in Odisha’s Balasore district. The two missiles tested for different altitude and conditions successfully demonstrated robust control, aerodynamics, propulsion, structural performance and high Read More…