BEL signs procurement contract with the iDEX Winner Blurgs Innovations

DPSU Bharat Electronics Limited (BEL) recently signed a procurement contract with the iDEX Winner M/s Blurgs Innovations Private Limited for their solution TRIDENT, which  is an intelligent maritime domain awareness tool with a robust solution designed to enhance maritime security.

This solution assists in building superior maritime domain awareness by relying on anomalous detection and would aid in quicker decision making. 

To be noted that this is a first procurement order placed by a Defence Public Sector Undertakings (DPSUs) under the iDEX scheme.

Notably BEL is an Indian Government-owned aerospace and defence electronics company. It primarily manufactures advanced electronic products for ground and aerospace applications. BEL is one of sixteen PSUs under the Ministry of Defence of India.

The iDEX framework was launched by the Prime Minister in 2018 with the objective to provide a platform of co-creation and co-development in the defence sector, engage start-ups and develop defence and aerospace set up in the country.

Further, it is to be noted that iDEX is being implemented by the Defence Innovation Organisation (DIO), established under the Department of Defence Production.