Secretary (Defence Production) inaugurates Acoustic Tank Test Facility at BDL, Visakhagatnam Unit
Deepthi | Myequity news | Date : 25-01-2019 14:50:00 IST
Secretary (Defence Production) Dr Ajay Kumar today inaugurated the Acoustic Tank Test Facility at the Visakhapatnam Unit of Bharat Dynamics Limited, a Government of India Enterprise under the Ministry of Defence.
The test facility is one of its kind world class test facility used for testing underwater weapons like Torpedoes, Mines, Sonobuoys, Decoys and other related systems. The acoustics systems of the underwater weapons are required to be tested and calibrated in water environment prior to their deployment in the actual sea waters. The new on-site test facility enhances the manufacturing capabilities manifold and opens up opportunities for handling multiple projects simultaneously.
CMD, BDL Shri V. Udaya Bhaskar apprised Secretary (DP) of various naval products being undertaken at Visakhapatnam Unit. Later, Secretary (DP) visited the manufacturing facilities at the Unit. On the side-lines of the above event, the Coffee Table Book on BDL, “The Dynamic Decades of Share! Dynamics Limited" was released by Secretary (DP).
The Visakhapatnam Unit of BDL has been set up exclusively for manufacture of underwater weapons for supply to the Indian Navy.