India’s Ministry of Defence has placed an order with state owned public sector undertaking BEML for supply of 1,512 Track Width Mine Plough (TWMP) for Indian Army T-90 S/SK Tanks.
The order is valued at approximately US$80 million. “We are proud to be associated with MoD to enhance the combat capability of the Indian Army. This is another example of BEML’s capability to meet the specific requirements of our armed forces. BEML signifies the true spirit of ‘Make in India’ and enabler for ‘Atmanirbhar Bharat’,” said Deepak Kumar Hota, CMD, BEML Limited.
The Track Width Mine Ploughs will be manufactured at BEML facilities with the help of M/s. Pearson Engineering, UK.
BEML is to supply 100 TWMPs within 12 months and the entire order is to be completed within 7 years.
These mine ploughs will be fitted on T-90 Tanks of Indian Armoured Corps which will facilitate individual mobility to Tanks while negotiating mine fields.
This De-mine equipment has been time tested for different soil conditions in Indian desert and customized for Indian operations.
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