State-run engineering firm Bharat Heavy Electricals Limited (BHEL) has bagged an order from Indian Navy to supply of two numbers of Super Rapid Gun Mounts (SRGM). These are the main guns standardized for all Warships of Indian Navy.
BHEL has established a manufacturing and inspection facility at its Heavy Electrical Equipment Plant in Haridwar. This BHEL facility is dedicated for production, installation, commissioning and life-cycle support of these Guns.
‘Standardization of these Guns by Indian Navy for all major Warships has resulted in optimization of cost and consolidation of expertise and self-reliance‘, as mentioned in the press release of BHEL dated 11th February 2021.
Super Rapid Gun Mounts are light weight, rapid fire naval guns. They are suitable for installation on ships of any type and class, including small naval units.