Lucknow. Bangalore-based global technology solution providing company Si2 Microsystems Pvt Ltd entered into an agreement with Defence Public Sector Undertaking (DPSU) Bharat Earth Movers Limited (BEML) at the DefExpo 2020 in Lucknow on February 8 for the upgrade of Indian Army’s T-90 Bhishma Tank.
The Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) was signed between Sanjay Soni, Director of Si2 Microsystems and Colonel George Jacob (Retd), General Manager of BEML respectively in presence of Defence Minister Rajnath Singh, Minister of State for Defence Shripad Yesso Naik and Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath.
In the area of defence and military market segment, Si2 Microsystems provides a broad range of components, subsystems and related services for military operations, including obsolescence management and electronics re-engineering.
Si2 brings 25 years of industry experience in compliance with standards including MIL/JSS 55555 MIL 19500, MIL 883, MIL 810, MIL 461 etc. As far as land systems are concerned Si2 plays a pivotal role in the modernisation of air defence missile systems in collaboration with OEMs / technology partner and the design and manufacture of ADMS testers.
A Miniratna Category-1 company under the Ministry of Defence (MoD), Government of India, being India’s leading defence equipment manufacturer BEML keeps the Indian Army and other defence forces abreast with state-of-the-art military equipment. The company manufactures variants of BEML Tatra vehicle for all terrain operations including Bridge Layer, Field Artillery Tractor, Medium & Heavy Recovery Vehicle, Pontoon Mainstream Bridge Systems, Crash Fire Tenders, Mobile Mast Vehicle, etc.
BEML plays a stellar role in the country’s Integrated Guided Missile Development Project by supplying ground support vehicles. The company has also created a world class test track at its KGF Complex to test defence equipment and vehicles.