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Andhra Pradesh: Construction on BEL's advanced night vision facility to begin

BENGALURU: State owned Bharat Electronics announced on Saturday that it will be setting up an advanced night vision products facility in Krishna District in the state of Andhra Pradesh. The factory, which will be a major step in advanced electronic products production in India will be set up at Nimmaluru village near Machilipatnam and will be the largest such facility in the country once commissioned, covering an area of over 50 acres. According to BEL, the new facility will be built in several stages with an estimated investment of about `300 crore over a four-year period. “The new facility has been planned now to establish a state-of-the-art factory to cater to the futuristic requirements for Night Vision Products,” BEL CMD S K Sharma said in the BEL statement. adding that the public Sector undertaking’s venture is a significant step forward in building up indigenous development capacities of critical defence systems. “BEL is coming up with a modern Defence System

New BEL facility to help expand missile system business

New Delhi: A defence system integration complex, spread over 900 acres, will be set up in Andhra Pradesh by Bharat Electronic Ltd (BEL) to enable it to expand its missile system business, an official statement said. The facility, set to be established at Palasamudram in Anantapuram district of Andhra Pradesh, will enable BEL to expand its missile systems business and will carry out manufacturing and integration for the ongoing and upcoming projects. The foundation stone will be laid by Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar on Wednesday, the statement said. The facility will have state-of-the-art infrastructure such as assembly hangars and hard stands for radars and weapon integration, RF radiation sources for target simulation, automatic test equipment, clean rooms for electronic assembly, non-explosive and explosive integration buildings, missile storage buildings, environmental test chambers and others. It will be the largest such facility in the country, the statement sai