Bharat Forge granted small arms and ammunition licence by MHA

Indian company Bharat Forge has been granted a licence by the Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) for small arms and ammunition, under Arms Rules, 2016.

This will enable it to participate in potential defence programmes in future.

Notably, the small arms portfolio being developed by the group includes the assault rifle (AR) and light machine gun (MG), carbine and pistol.

About Bharat Forge

Bharat Forgeis an Indian multinational company involved in forging, automotives, energy, construction and mining, railways, marine, aerospace and defence industries.

Being the world’s largest forging company and amongst one of the best aerospace forging companies and automotive forging company; it has transcontinental presence across ten manufacturing locations spread across India, Germany, Sweden, France and North America.

The company is also a leading supplier of various components for the aviation sector making it a renowned name amongst aerospace forging companies in India and around the world.

Part of the Kalyani Group – A USD 3 billion conglomerate with 10,000 global work force, Bharat Forge has the largest repository of metallurgical know-how, design & engineering expertise, and manufacturing prowess in the region, which has established it as one the leading forging manufacturers in India.