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BEML bags Rs 632 cr order to supply 788 BEML TATRA vehicles to Indian Army Print E-mail
Written by James   
Saturday, 20 March 2010
Bangalore: BEML Limited, the Rs 3000 Crores Mini Ratna Public Sector Company under the Ministry of Defence, has bagged an order worth Rs 632 crores from the Ministry of Defence for supply of BEML TATRA variants. With this order, BEML's order book swells to cross the mark of Rs 5800 crores as of now.

This order comprises supply of BEML Tatra Variants of 498 Nos of 8x8, 278 Nos of 6x6 (with Winch) and 12 Nos. of 6x6 (without Winch) to Indian Army. These 788 BEML TATRA vehicles have to be delivered to Indian Army within a period of 18 months.

The Ministry of Defence has already made 50% advance payment to BEML amounting to Rs 315.83 crores.

The company has set a target of Rs 4000 crores to achieve for the current financial year i.e., 2009-10 beside having a Corporate Goal of achieving Rs 5000 crore turnover during 2013-14, which will be the Golden Jubilee Year of the company.

BEML TATRA 8x8 are the multi-terrain vehicles used for tank transportation as well as personnel. These equipment are provided with a winch for self recovery and loading of dead tanks on the trailor. Similarly BEML TATRA 6x6 are high mobility vehicles used for GS role in Indian Army. These vehicles have a payload capacity of 8000 KGs and useful for towing trailers on public roads upto 65,000 KGs and on terrain conditions trailer weighing upto 16,000 KGs. These vehicles also are provided with winch for self recovery and recovery of other vehicles.

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