BEL receives defence orders worth Rs 5900 Cr for FY 2023-24

Bharat Electronics Limited (BEL) has received orders worth Rs 5,900 crores as of June 20 in the financial year 2023-24.

In its regulatory filling, the company has stated that it has received order for two regiments of Improved Akash Weapon System (AWS) with upgrades from BDL for a value of Rs 3,914 crores.

About Akash Weapon System

Akash is an all-weather, point/area air-defence weapon system intended for defending vulnerable points/areas against threats emanating from low, medium and high altitudes.

The system uses high mobility vehicles for mobile application.

The improvements incorporated include high altitude operation, simultaneous engagement of multiple threats over 360 degrees, missiles fitted with RF Seeker and reduced footprint.

Besides, Akash Wepaon System, the other significant orders received valued at Rs. 1984 Crores and includes of Shakti EW & Sanket MK III (Naval Systems), GBMES & GBVU Com Jammer systems, MKBT systems, IFF-MK-XII Crypto Modules & Up gradation of SDP & Display of Rohini Radar, Training system for CMS P15B & CAMC of CMS for P 28 etc.