February 11, 2020: Navratna Defence PSU Bharat Electronics Ltd (BEL) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with CSIR-NAL for co-operation in the field of Avionics and establishing infrastructure for Composite manufacturing.

BEL is jointly working with CSIR-NAL in developing Avionics Suite for civilian aircraft SARAS & HANSA. The Avionics Suite includes Smart Displays, Flight Control Computer, Communication Suite, surveillance system based on Millimetre Wave Radar, Multi- Function Displays, NAVCOM System, etc.