Lucknow, Feb 4 : Kalyani Group's flagship company Bharat Forge has announced to sign four MoUs during the Defence Expo 2020 to make the Indian defence sector a self- reliant and lead the 'Make In India' narrative. Bharat Forge Limited will collaborate with General Atomics to develop new technologies inn India for surface, undersea naval and advanced projectiles for weapons platforms.
Besides the company will collaborate with Paramount Group to form a JV in India to co-develop land system and Aerospace platforms. Bharat Forge Ltd and JSC Dastan to partner for join up-gradation of CET-65E torpedoes and the company and BEML LTD will collaborate efforts in developing mounted gun systems on 4x4 platform, manufacture and supply of power train aggregates, critical armoured machined forgings for recovery vehicles and explore export business potential for armoured personal carrier.
Mr Baba Kalyani, Chairman and Managing Director, Bharat Forge Ltd. told reporters here on Tuesday that in the Defence expo three new artillery platforms stand would be unveiled. First MArG extended range which is 155mm/52 cal Ultra light howitzer, second Garuda-105 V2 , which is a 105mm gun mounted on their own' Go Anywhere Vehicle' and the third one 4x4 MGS, which is 166mm/39 cal gun system mounted on a 4x4 platform.
He said that all three gun platforms and the Go Anywhere Vehicle have been indegenously designed and developed by Kalyani Group incorporating niche and advanced technologies.Mr Kalyani said in the DefExo visitors can also witness ' Kalyani M4' which is a 4x4 armoured protected fighting vehicle that can provide side blast protection. (UNI)