‘BDL eyeing Rs 25,000 crore order book in next five years’

HYDERABAD, July 16: Defence PSU Bharat Dynamics

Ltd (BDL) is expecting total order book of Rs 25,000 crore in

the next five years,a top official said Tuesday.

“We are expecting Rs 25,000 crore order book by 2024

which includes present orders of Rs 8,000 crore to be executed

by 2023-2024,” BDL Chairman and Managing Director Commodore

Siddharth Mishra (Retd) said.

“We are developing third generation missiles and we

are looking at (developing) fourth and fifth generation

missiles with collaboration with other OEMs, ” he said.

Established in 1970, the PSU is a manufacturer of

guided missiles and allied defence equipment.

In the years to come, the company, will be primarily

focusing on optimisation of existing production lines,

maximising the geostrategic reach by increasing exports and

indigenisation,Mishra said. (PTI)