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BEL to invest Rs 300 cr on India’s largest night-vision production facility in AP

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Bharat Electronics Limited (BEL) will set up a advanced night vision products factory spanning over 50 acres at Nimmaluru Village near Machilipatnam in Krishna District of Andhra Pradesh by investing Rs 300 cr over a period of 4 years.

The advanced night vision products factory at Nimmaluru will enable BEL to expand its electro-optics business and carry out manufacturing and integration for the ongoing and upcoming projects, the company said.

The facility will have state-of-the-art technology and infrastructure such as modern optics workshops, clean rooms of the highest standards, facility for thin film coating with higher durability and other modern SPDT and CNC Machines.

As part of diversification and business growth BEL is looking for major expansion into high-end image intensifier tubes and thermal imaging detectors for night vision products, inertial navigation systems, electronic ammunition fuses, air traffic management radars, intelligent traffic management systems and solar power plants, said the company.

In order to support Government of India initiatives such as Make in India, BEL is extending its support to startUp companies and medium and small scale enterprises through procurement of specific items from them.

S K Sharma, Chairman & Managing Director of BEL, said, “Bharat Electronics has been continuously engaged in design, development and manufacturing of Electro Optics equipment and Night Vision Products for defence and paramilitary forces. The new facility has been planned now to establish a stateof-the-art factory to cater to the futuristic requirements for Night Vision Products.”.

“To achieve self-reliance in defence, there is a need for establishing world-class manufacturing facilities. BEL has maintained a consistent policy of R&D investments and has also launched various new facilities. BEL is Coming up with a modern Defence Systems Integration Complex at Palasamudram in Ananthapur District of Andhra Pradesh to give further thrust to indigenous development and production of future defence systems.”, Sharma added.

 

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