HAL signs pact with BEL to develop airborne communication

26 May 2016

Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (HAL) today said it has signed a pact with Bharat Electronics Limited ( BEL) for developing advanced airborne communication and electronic warfare systems.

"The umbrella understanding includes sharing of expertise in design, development, engineering and manufacturing between HAL and BEL to develop and produce advanced airborne communication, electronic warfare systems, etc," T Suvarna Raju, CMD, HAL said in a release.

D K Venkatesh, Director (Engg and R&D) HAL and A T Kalghatgi, Director (R&D) of BEL signed the MoU in the presence of T Suvarna Raju, CMD, HAL and S K Sharma, CMD, BEL in New Delhi yesterday, the release added.

"I am sure such efforts will lead to greater indigenisation and self-reliance in defence technologies. This collaboration will support the 'Make in India' mission," S K Sharma said.


Source : economictimes.indiatimes.com