India’s Completes Test for Its 1500 HP Main Battle Tanks

  • Defence Secretary Shri Giridhar Aramane presided over the maiden test-firing of India’s first indigenously-made 1500 HP engine for Main Battle Tanks at BEML’s Engine division in Mysuru. 
  • The engine represents a paradigm shift in military propulsion systems, offering a high power-to-weight ratio and operability in extreme conditions. 
  • The achievement solidifies BEML’s position as a key contributor to defense production in the country. 
  • The project, initiated in August 2020, is slated for completion by mid-2025. 
  • The Defence Secretary inaugurated the ‘Wall of Fame’ to recognize the extraordinary efforts of the BEML team.
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