India To Manufacture Bigger Guns For Navy

  • 12:00 AM, November 27, 2012
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India’s state-run BHEL (Bharat Heavy Electricals Ltd) together with the government plans to manufacture bigger guns for the Navy in association with a technology partner. "We are working with the Defence Ministry to identify a technology partner for increasing the size of the gun... (for) other areas also, we are working with the Defence Ministry, they have identified BHEL for other areas," BHEL Chairman and Managing Director B P Rao was quoted as saying. "We have already been manufacturing some products for defence. We have been identified by the Defence (Ministry) as an agency which is nominated for some of the products, which means they will take it only from BHEL (nominated agency)," he said. Once nominated for a particular product, the Ministry would ask technology providers to tie up with BHEL, Rao said.