Bharat Electronics Limited (BEL) and Larsen & Toubro signed an MoU to jointly develop and produce products and systems to meet the requirement of the defence services as well as for export markets, during on-going DefExpo 2018 on Wednesday.
BEL and L&T have agreed to explore and address defence products / systems for the Indian Defence Services as well as export opportunities.
BEL has expertise in design, development, engineering, manufacture of Radar & Weapon Systems, NCS and Communications systems, Electronic Warfare & Avionics, Naval Systems, Electro-optics products, Tank Electronics & Gun Systems, Satcom systems, Strategic Components and Civilian products, while L&T has expertise in design, engineering and manufacture of Defence systems, Platforms and Weapon delivery, Armoured platforms and Fire control systems, Military Communication, Naval Equipment, Warships & Submarines.
The MoU sets to define the roles and responsibilities of both the Companies to co-operate and work in partnership mode for select programmes and thus give a boost to indigenous defence production. This collaboration will support the Make in India mission.