Gandhinagar. 09 November 2022. Mazagon Dock Shipbuilders Limited (MDL), nation’s premier shipbuilding yard has entered into as many as 24 MoUs with various national and international firms at DefExpo 2022, Gandhinagar. The MoUs are focused on cooperation in the fields of indigenized development and manufacturing of equipments for ships and submarines and other platforms under ‘Atma Nirbhar Bharat’.
Few MoUs are aiming at design and development of Drones, Autonomous Underwater Swarm Drones, EPC projects in the field of Infra, Railway, Oil & Gas, water treatment, energy and other innovative projects. They also have a target to commercialize the CO2 absorber, steering console, Fuel Cell etc. which are presently used in Defence Industry only.
In addition, technical collaboration in designing processes as technology support partner, training personnel for skill upgradation, improving design quality and reducing the timelines for the completion of design activity, technology upgradation in production processes, AI based implementation of Digital Inspection process are some key areas which are catered under the above MOUs.
The MOUs were signed with BHEL, Ray Enterprises, IMI Control Component India Pvt Ltd, Godrej & Boyce Mfg. Co Ltd, Mahindra Defence Systems, Sushma Electricals, Sagar Defence Engineering Pvt Ltd, Precitech Equipments India Pvt Ltd, Sunlux Technovations, Elcome Marine, Tata Advanced Systems Ltd, Robosys Automation & Robotics, Pvt Ltd, Qmax Test Equipments Pvt Ltd, Trentar Private Ltd, Yeoman Marine & M/s MATN’s Stabiliser, M/s Circor Flow Technologies (I) Pvt Ltd, Aveva Information Technology India Pvt Ltd, Siemens Industry Software India Pvt Ltd, VizExperts India Pvt Ltd, Altair India Pvt Ltd, Suryadipta Projects Pvt Ltd, M/s Dassault Systems (India) Pvt Ltd and National Research and Development Centre.