Chennai. 09 April 2018. Larsen & Toubro, India’s largest engineering and construction conglomerate, has been a private sector partner to the Indian Defence Forces for more than three decades.
L&T provides indigenous end-to-end solutions across the defence spectrum to provide decisive edge to the armed forces. L&T’s offerings for the Armed Forces are characterized by a combination of long term commitment, proven capability, and collaborative association. In 2017, L&T sharpened its focus carved out its defence offerings in to L&T Defence – to bring in an enhanced emphasis in its commitment to nation building.
At DEFEXPO 2018, L&T will highlight its commitment and capability to leverage advances in technology and the ability to develop innovative solutions for the Indian Armed Forces. The L&T stall will also showcase systems for export to friendly nations.
The focus of the L&T pavilion will be its comprehensive capability in systems for underwater defence applications with an exclusive Underwater Experience Zone; Artillery Systems, e.g., Pinaka multi-barrel rocket launcher systems, and K9 Vajra Self Propelled Tracked Howitzer; display of construction of ships, Submarines & underwater platforms; Platform Management Solutions for Naval Platforms, and, C4I solutions. L&T shall also be showcasing in-house developed product innovations, viz. Armoured Systems Technologies, Air Independent Propulsion (AIP) System, and the Water-jet Propulsion System.
In the area of Unmanned Systems, Sensors and Military Communications, we shall be showcasing various Radar systems including in-house developed breakthrough technologies in this segment; tactical UAV; Communication Systems e.g., Rapid Deployed Communication System (RDCS), Standby Instrumentation System (SIS), and Software Defined Radio (SDR).
With high indigenization content across the entire portfolio, L&T is committed to empowering the Government’s ‘Make in India’ Initiative. L&T invests in the future through its dedicated DSIR recognised R&D Centres, that focuses on future technologies and create cutting-edge solutions in close coordination with the Armed Forces and DRDO Labs.
Going beyond delivery, L&T’s Through Life Support group provides total product lifecycle engagement, through a bouquet of customized services.
L&T has set up eight state-of-the-art dedicated work centres, including a modern naval shipyard, a gun manufacturing & testing complex, and a specialised Strategic Systems Complex for weapon & engineering systems.
Significant investments in manufacturing infrastructure, strong design and engineering resources, and proven results demonstrate our potential to consistently deliver reliable and battle ready indigenous defence solutions to the Armed Forces.
K9 VAJRA‐T 155mm/ 52 Cal. Tracked Self‐Propelled Gun being built in India by L&T in collaboration with Hanwha Techwin. The gun will be on display at the L&T stall at DEFEXPO 2018 in Chennai.