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BDL inaugurates new facilities during ‘Atmanirbhar Bharat Week’ celebration

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New Delhi: Bharat Dynamics Limited (BDL), a Miniratna Defence PSU under the Ministry of Defence is observing ‘Atmanirbhar Bharat Week’ from August 7 to August 14. As a part of this, several events have been planned by BDL during the week to take forward the ‘Atmanibhar Bharat Abhiyan’ initiated by the government. Keeping pace with the latest technology and the requirement of high quality and reliability in the manufacture of Defence equipment, BDL has set up Surface-Mount Technology (SMT) facility.  

BDL has also established ‘High-Performance Computing facility’ of 43 Teraflop capacity in pursuit of the realization of Atmanirbhar Bharat in Defence industry.

These facilities were inaugurated by BHVS Narayanamurthy, Distinguished Scientist & Director, RCI, DRDO at BDL, Kanchanbagh Unit, Hyderabad on Friday in the presence of BDL's Chairman & Managing Director (CMD) Commodore Siddharth Mishra (Retd), Directors and senior officials of the company at BDL, Kanchanbagh Unit, Hyderabad.

Bharat Dynamics Limited (BDL)

Bharat Dynamics Limited (BDL) is a manufacturer of ammunitions and missile systems. It was founded in 1970 in Hyderabad, Telangana. BDL was established in the year 1970 as a manufacturing base for guided weapon systems. Begun with a pool of engineers drawn from Indian Ordnance Factories, DRDO and aerospace industries, BDL began by producing a first-generation anti-tank guided missile – the “French SS11B1.” This product was a culmination of a licence agreement the government entered into with Aerospatiale. The defence PSU has three manufacturing units, located at Kanchanbagh Hyderabad (Telangana), Bhanur, Medak district of Telangana and Visakhapatnam (Andhra Pradesh). Two New Units are planned at Ibrahimpatnam, Ranga Reddy district, Telangana and Amravati, Maharashtra.

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