BDL signs contract for supply of Anti-Tank Guided Missiles to Indian Army
Deepthi | Myequity news | Date : 08-01-2019 15:55:00 IST
Bharat Dynamics Limited (BDL) has signed contract worth of Rs 760 crore (approximately) with the Indian Army for production and supply of Anti-Tank Guided Missiles (ATGM) and Launchers.
The Contract was signed by Shri. V. Gurudatta Prasad, Director (Production), BDL at New Delhi.
The Missiles and Launchers will be manufactured under continued technical collaboration with Russia at the Bhanur Unit of BDL in Telangana.
About Bharat Dynamics Limited:
Bharat Dynamics Limited (BDL) (IAST: Bhārat ḍāyanāmiks limiṭeḍ) is one of India's manufacturers of ammunitions and missile systems. It was founded in 1970 in Hyderabad, Telangana. BDL was established in the year 1970 to be a manufacturing base for guided weapon systems. Begun with a pool of engineers drawn from DRDO and aerospace industries, BDL began by producing a first generation ant-tank guided missile - the French SS11B1. This product was a culmination of a licence agreement the Government of India entered into with Aerospatiale. BDL has three manufacturing units, located at Kanchanbagh, Hyderabad, Telangana; Bhanur, Medak district, Telangana and Visakhapatnam, Andhra Pradesh.