Mumbai: The Ministry of Defence awarded the defence arm of Larsen & Toubro a significat contract for the supply of four regiments of Pinaka weapon systems.
The contract includes the supply of Pinaka launchers, battery command posts and associated engineering support package.
“As a proponent of Atmanirbhar Bharat philosophy from inception and a practising Make-in-India company, we have been associated with the Pinaka programme since its development in the 1990s and induction in armed forces and serial production since one-and-a-half decade,” said J D Patil,Member of the board and Senior Executive Vice President at L&T.
L&T has earlier supplied two regiments of Pinaka systems taking a grand total of six out of 10 regiments. The system functions as a high-tech, all-weather,long-range area fire artillery weapon system.