BEL signs MoU with Defense Initiatives, Belarus

Bengaluru/New Delhi June 24, 2022 Photo(s): By BEL
Manoj Kumar, Executive Director (National Marketing), BEL, and Roman Komissarow, Deputy Director General, DI, display the MoU document signed between BEL, Defense Initiatives (DI) Belarus, and Defense Initiatives Aero Pvt Ltd, India. Also seen are Anurag Bajpai, Joint Secretary (P&C), and other senior officers.

Navratna Defence PSU Bharat Electronics Limited (BEL) today signed an MoU with Defense Initiatives (DI), Belarus, and Defense Initiatives Aero Pvt Ltd, India (a subsidiary of DI Belarus), in the august presence of Joint Secretary (DIP) and senior Indian Air Force officials.

The MoU is aimed at co-operation between the three companies for supply of Airborne Defense Suite (ADS) for the helicopters of the Indian Air Force (IAF). BEL will be the prime contractor and will be supported by DI with ToT (Manufacturing and Maintenance) for supply of advanced EW suite for helicopters under ‘Make in India’ category. The MoU also aims at exploring various business opportunities for India and global markets for ADS. The partnership has evolved under the guidance of Sanjay Jaju, Addl. Secretary, Department of Defence Production, and Indo Belarusian Joint Commission (IBJC) on Military Cooperation.