Bharat Dynamics

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Bharat Dynamics Limited
Type Public Sector Undertaking
Industry Defense
Founded 1970
Founder(s) Ministry of Defence, India
Headquarters Hyderabad, India
Area served India
Website www.bdl.ap.nic.in

Bharat Dynamics Limited (BDL) भारत डायनामिक्स लिमिटेड (Devanagari) is one of India's manufacturer of ammunitions and missile systems. It was founded in 1970 in Hyderabad, Andhra Pradesh.[1]

BDL specializes in the manufacture of Missile components and panels.[disambiguation needed]

Products and services[edit]

Indigenous Missiles[edit]

BDL is the nodal agency for the production of Missiles developed by India.

The first such missile that entered production of dynamics with BDL was the Prithvi missile.[2]

In 1998, BDL produced Agni IRBM were inducted into the Indian Armed Forces. BDL also manufactures other missiles and systems for the Indian Armed Forces. These include the Konkurs anti-tank missiles.[3]

BDL manufactures a range of missiles for the Indian Armed Forces some prominent products are listed below:

Akash (Sanskrit: आकाश Ākāś "Sky") is a medium-range mobile surface-to-air missile defense system developed by the Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO), Ordnance Factories Board and Bharat Electronics (BEL) in India.[4][5][6] The missile system can target aircraft up to 30 km away, at altitudes up to 18,000 m.[7] A nuclear warhead could potentially give the missile the capability to destroy both aircraft and warheads from ballistic missiles.[8][9] It is in operational service with the Indian Army and the Indian Air Force.

Can be launched from a Ship or a Helicopter. Available as both war shot / exercise modes. Homing can be passive / active / mixed modes Multiple search pattern capability.

  • Counter Measures Dispensing Systems

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Bharat Dynamics Limited". Bdl.ap.nic.in. Retrieved 2010-12-22. 
  2. ^ "Defence test-fires two Prithvi-2 missiles in quick succession". The Hindu Business Line. 2009-10-13. Retrieved 2010-12-22. 
  3. ^ "Bharat Dynamics Limited". Bdl.ap.nic.in. Retrieved 2010-12-22. 
  4. ^ AKASH AIR DEFENSE WEAPON SYSTEM
  5. ^ AkashSAM.com
  6. ^ "Guided Threat Systems". International Electronic Countermeasures Handbook. Artech House. 2004. p. 115. ISBN 1-58053-898-3. 
  7. ^ Asian tribune: Upgraded version of ‘Akash’ test fired; By Hemanta Kumar Rout
  8. ^ http://news.biharprabha.com/2012/05/india-successfully-tests-medium-range-akash-missile/ India successfully tests medium Range Akash missile
  9. ^ http://articles.timesofindia.indiatimes.com/2007-12-13/india/27973517_1_akash-missile-nuclear-capable-multi-target-missile Nuclear-capable Akash missile test fired
  10. ^ http://bdl.ap.nic.in/bdlproducts.htm