BEL to showcase wide-ranging capabilities at Aero India 2017

Akash-Weapon System
Akash is a medium-range mobile surface-to-air missile defense system developed by the Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO), Bharat Dynamics Limited (BDL) for Missile Systems, Ordnance Factories Board and Bharat Electronics (BEL) for other Systems in India.

BENGALURU, February 9, 2017: BEL is participating in Asia’s premier air show and exhibition, Aero India 2017, which is scheduled from February 14 to 18, 2017. BEL will be showcasing its wide range of capabilities at Indoor Stall E 2.4 and outdoor display near Hall E.

The opening ceremony of Aero India 2017 will be on February 14, 2017, at 9 am. The show timings on following days will be from 9 am to 5 pm. Business related visits are scheduled on all 5 days. The last day will be open for the public.

Navratna Defence PSU Bharat Electronics Limited (BEL) will showcase its capabilities spanning every domain of its business – Electronic Warfare & Avionics, C4I Systems, Communication Systems, Electro Optics, Radars, C4I solutions, Energy Shelters and Missile Systems. BEL will also display its R&D capabilities by demonstrating some of its new products / technologies.

Electronic Warfare & airborne products on display will include avionics for Light Combat Aircraft (LCA), Light Weight ESM System for Helicopters and LRUs for Rustom Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV).

Communication systems on display will include the Software Defined Radio – Airborne & AFV versions (with Live Display), Radio on The Move (ROTM), Stars V Mk-III, CNR MK-II, SATCOM terminal Manpack & Hand held and Advanced Landing Ground Communication Terminal.

Software Defined Radio manpack
STARS V Mk III

Also on display will be the complete range of Electro Optics being demonstrated live.

BEL will display a host of new radars –Ground Penetrating Radar, Thro Wall Radar, Schilka Weapon System, Weapon Locating Radar and Mine Field Recording System. A C4I Systems capability demonstration will be showcased in a live Customer Experience Centre during the Exhibition. Naval Systems capability will be showcased through Advanced Composite Communication System.

Upgraded SCHILKA Weapon System
Upgraded SCHILKA Weapon System.
The BEL Weapon Locating Radar (WLR) is a mobile artillery locating phased array radar developed by India. This counter-battery radar is designed to detect and track incoming artillery and rocket fire to determine the point of origin for Counter-battery fire.

The highlight of BEL’s outdoor display will be the Army version of the Akash Missile System, including the Troop Level Radar, Troop Control Centre, Troop Power Supply Vehicle. Mast and Energy Shelter will also be on show.

Troop Level Radar for Akash Missile System-Army version.
Akash-Weapon System
Akash is a medium-range mobile surface-to-air missile defense system developed by the Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO), Bharat Dynamics Limited (BDL) for Missile Systems, Ordnance Factories Board and Bharat Electronics (BEL) for other Systems in India.