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Indian Army vice chief Lt Gen CP Mohanty reviews HAL's helicopter division in Bengaluru Contact

The vice chief, who is on a 2-day visit held discussions with indigenous defence manufacturers, Tata Advanced Systems Limited and Aroo Private Limited. 

Indian Army vice chief Lt Gen CP Mohanty reviews HAL's helicopter division in Bengaluru Contact-dnm
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Bengaluru, First Published Jul 24, 2021, 1:58 PM IST
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Bengaluru: Keeping focus on the niche technologies in the domains of missiles, artificial intelligence, drones, robotics, unmanned ground systems and avionics, Indian Army vice chief Lt Gen CP Mohanty has reviewed the wide ranging issues with the defence equipment makers, which needed impetus and hand holding.

During his interactions with the industry leaders in Bengaluru, self reliance in defence was the underlying theme.

The vice chief, who is on a 2-day visit held discussions with indigenous defence manufacturers, Tata Advanced Systems Limited and Aroo Private Limited. 

“He was briefed by the manufacturers on progress being made in electronics, optronics and ammunition related to platforms such as artillery guns,” an official said. 

He also visited the HAL facility and reviewed the progress made by the Helicopter Division of HAL and interacted with the representatives of the design bureau of both the Advance Light Helicopter and Light Combat Helicopter.

On July 22, he also witnessed advances made in special winter clothing.

The General officer also witnessed the demonstrations and briefings on the Akash Missile System, Tactical Communication and encryption devices and satellite communication equipment during his visit to BEL facility on Friday.

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