Larsen & Toubro Defence

Company Overview of Larsen & Toubro

Type: Public
Year of Establishment: 07 February 1938
Industries: Conglomerate
Company Size: 44,761 Employees
Headquarters: Mumbai, Maharashtra
Management Info:

  • Chairman: Anil Manibhai Naik
  • MD & CEO: S. N. Subrahmanyan

Group Turnover (2019): Rs 141,007 Crores

About the Company

Larsen & Toubro Limited is a multi-billion-dollar Indian multinational engaged in technology, engineering, construction, manufacturing and financial services.

It is one of the largest and most respected companies in India’s private sector with headquarter in Mumbai.

The Company’s manufacturing footprint extends across eight countries in addition to India and has several international offices and a supply chain that extends around the globe.

L&T addresses critical needs in key sectors – Hydrocarbon, Infrastructure, Power, Process Industries and Defence – for customers in over 30 countries around the world.

Product & Services

  • Construction
  • Construction & Mining Machinery
  • Defence
  • Electrical & Automation
  • Heavy Engineering
  • Hydraulics
  • Hydrocarbon
  • Metallurgical & Material Handling
  • Power
  • Power Development Limited
  • Rubber Processing Machinery
  • Shipbuilding
  • Valves

L&T in Defence Segment

Larsen & Toubro Defence (L&T Defence) is a part of  L&T and is India’s leading private sector company for the development and supply of Defence Equipment and Systems – with over 30 years of experience in the field. It is financially well placed in the Pvt Sector and has a good defence track record. Design and development capability has been demonstrated in integrating Arty and AD Guns and other systems. It is looking out for tie-ups in for niche technologies such as missile, night vision and sighting systems and active protection systems.

L&T’s defence solutions encompass land-based weapon systems, air defence and artillery systems and upgrades, naval weapon launch systems with fire-control systems, bridging systems, communication, avionics, C4I and missile systems. Following are the product range offering in defence:

  • Naval Platforms & Systems
  • Land Systems
  • Missiles & Aerospace
  • C4ISR
  • Radars, Telemetry & Tracking

The company collaborate closely with India’s Defence Research & Development Organisation (DRDO) and the Indian Armed Forces to understand User requirements and develop battle-ready solutions. As a significant contributor to many of DRDO’s programmes, it has contributed towards design, development, and realization of multiple weapon launch and control systems, in addition to a wide variety of combat engineering systems for the Indian Army and Navy.

Further, L&T Defence has tie-ups with technology leaders, such as MBDA for missiles and missile systems, Hanwha Land Systems (Korea) for Tracked SP Guns, Navantia (Spain) for naval platforms and IAIELTA (Israel) for radar. It also partners with India’s leading academia and the industrial ecosystem of small, medium and micro enterprises.

Also, L&T Defence has eight dedicated R&D work centres including DSIR recognised R&D centres, demonstrating it’s potential to consistently deliver reliable, wide-spectrum, indigenous defence solutions.


DRDO, OFBs, Indian Armed Forces, Coast Guard.

Business Highlights in Defence Sector:

  • L&T designs and builds critical aerospace components, tracking and launch systems for space missions as well as for the Armed Forces.
  • Development and production of Composite and Metallic subsystems for Akash, BrahMos, ASTRA, Nirbhay Missile systems.
  • Production and development partner in Pinaka Guided Launcher System,
  • Participated in upgrade programs like L-70 and Zu-23 and T-72 EOFCS and BM 21 Upgrade.
  • Provided Range of Bridging Systems for Army Engineers, Platform specific Engineering systems for Naval Platform, Floating Dock for the Navy (FDN-2) and Offshore Patrol Vessels & Interceptor Boats for the Coast Guard.
  • L&T has provided critical subsystems for most of India’s space missions
  • L&T also has experience in designing the NAMICA (Nag missile carrier) for the Defence R&D Organisation (DRDO).
  • Partnered with Korean firm, Samsung Heavy Engineering, for building 100 K-9 Vajra-T, self-propelled artillery gun for Indian Army.
  • In the Akash program, L&T has delivered launchers, radar masts for 3-D surveillance radars and Integrated Propulsion Airframes for the missiles with above 90 percent indigenous content & value addition.
  • L&T executed critical portions of India’s first nuclear-powered submarine.
  • It is bidding in several mega defence programs like P75 (I), LPD, New Generation Warships (Frigates, Destroyers, FICV, Corvettes, Missile vessels, OPVs etc.), Air Defence Programs (Akash, MRSAM, CIWS).
  • Integrated the entire wing sets for LCA
  • Developed and supplied a range of Avionics LRUs for Light Combat Aircraft (LCA) program.
  • Various LRUs for Indigenous Helicopter s of HAL. Supplying various Ground Systems such as Platforms for Radar systems, SatCom equipment for C4I and multiple weapon systems to the IAF platforms.
  • April 2020, it won a contract for setting up an advanced IT-enabled system to operate the Armed Forces network under the Network of Spectrum (NFS) for the Indian Army.

Contact Details of Larsen & Toubro Defence 

L&T Defence
L&T House, Ballard Estate,
P.O. Box 278,
Mumbai 400 001
Toll Free (India): 1800 2094545
International: +91 22 6177 4200