India Procures BHEL’s Upgraded Super Rapid Naval Gun Systems for Navy

Contract worth $355M signed
  • Defensemirror.com bureau
  • 02:54 PM, November 29, 2023
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India Procures BHEL’s Upgraded Super Rapid Naval Gun Systems for Navy
Upgraded Super Rapid Gun Mount @BHEL

The Indian Ministry of Defence has signed a contract worth INR 2,956 Crore ($355 million) with Bharat Heavy Electricals Limited (BHEL) for procurement of 16 Upgraded Super Rapid Gun Mount (SRGM).

The contract covers associated equipment/ accessories for Indian Navy under Buy (Indian) category.

India Procures BHEL’s Upgraded Super Rapid Naval Gun Systems for Navy
Specifications of the Upgraded Super Rapid Gun Mount @BHEL

The upgraded SRGM, which will be manufactured by BHEL at its Haridwar Plant, is a medium caliber anti-missile/anti-aircraft point defence weapon system which provides a sustained rate of fire and accuracy. The weapon system is capable of multiple engagements in multi-threat scenarios and has performed well against missiles and highly maneuverable fast attack crafts, the ministry said.

Upgraded SRGMs will be installed onboard Indian Navy’s in-service and newly built ships by Mazagaon Dock and Shipbuilders Ltd., Mumbai, and Garden Reach Shipbuilders & Engineers, Kolkata.

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