BEL Receives Biggest Avionics Order Ever from HAL for LCA Tejas

Issue: 12-2021

Bharat Electronics Ltd (BEL) reported on December 16, 2021 that it has received an order worth 2,400 crores from Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (HAL) for the manufacture and supply of 20 types of airborne electronic systems to be fitted on the LCA Tejas Mk1A fighter which is a part of LCA Tejas Mk1A programme. The order was recived in the presence of respective general managers in the presence of Anandi Ramalingam, CMD, BEL, and R. Madhavan, CMD, HAL. The order spanning five years from 2023 to 2028 involves supply of critical avionic Line Replaceable Units (LRUs) related to Digital Flight Control Computers, Air Data Computers, Weapon Computers, LRUs related to Radar Warning Receiver (RWR) and Head Up Display. The LRUs have been indigenously designed and developed by Aeronautical Development Agency (ADA), DRDO Labs, Aeronautical Development Establishment (ADE), Combat Aircraft Systems Development and Integration Centre (CASDIC) and Central Scientific Instruments Organisation (CSIO). This is the biggest ever order received by BEL for Avionic Systems.