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Bharat Dynamics Limited: SWOT Analysis
& Company Profile


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Published: Dec 2010




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Bharat Dynamics Limited - Company Overview

Bharat Dynamics Limited (BDL) is an India based manufacturer in the aerospace and under-water weapons industry. The
company provides a range of weapon systems which include surface to air missiles, air defense systems, heavy weight
torpedoes, air to air missiles and others. It offers complete solutions to the security needs of the nation. The company's
product portfolio includes Prithvi Missile, Konkurs – M, Invar, Torpedo Counter Measure System (C303), Counter
Measures Dispensing System (CMDS), Infra Red Interference Indicator (IRII), and Advanced Light Weight Torpedo. The
Government of India has nominated BDL as a Mini Ratna Category-I company. BDL has two production facilities located
at Kanchanbagh, Hyderabad and Bhanur, Medak District in Andhra Pradesh. The company is headquartered in
Hyderabad, Andhra Pradesh, India.


Financial Performance

The company reported revenue of INR 6,272.27 million during the fiscal year ended 2010. The company registered a year
on year growth of 34.94% over fiscal year 2009. During the fiscal year 2010, its operating margin was 116.47% as against
an operating margin of 133.11% in fiscal year 2009. During the fiscal year 2010, the company registered a net margin of
5.38% as against a net margin of 10.26% in the fiscal year 2009.




Bharat Dynamics Limited - Key Facts

Bharat Dynamics Limited, Key Facts

                                  Ministry of Defence, Hyderabad,
                                                                    Ticker Symbol, Stock
Corporate Address:                                                                             N/A
                                  , 500 058, India                  Exchange



Telephone                         + 91 40 24344959                  No. of Employees           2,894



Fax                               N/A                               Financial Year End         March



URL                               www.bdl.ap.nic.in                 Revenue (in INR Million)   4,648.20



Industry                          Aerospace and Defense             Revenue (in USD Million)   107.70



Locations                         India

Source: Annual Report, Company Website, Primary and Secondary Research




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Bharat Dynamics Limited - Business Description

Bharat Dynamics Limited (BDL) is a defense equipment producer in India. The company manufactures several weapon
systems such as air defense systems, surface to air missiles, air to air missiles, heavy weight torpedoes, and others. The
company employs 2,894 people.

BDL offers a variety of products such as Konkurs – M, Prithvi Missile, Invar, Counter Measures Dispensing System
(CMDS), Torpedo Counter Measure System (C303), Advanced Light Weight Torpedo and Infra Red Interference Indicator
(IRII).

Konkurs – M is a second generation, semiautomatic, tube launched, antitank, wire guided, optically tracked and aero-
dynamically controlled missile. This missile is used to destroy moving and stationary armored targets with explosives
reactive armours at a range of 75 to 4000 meters. The company offers Prithvi Missile in two varieties, namely, P-I and P-
II. BDL's Invar, is a weapon that is fired from the gun barrel of T 90 Tank. This missile has a semi-automatic control
system, tele orienting in the laser beam. It is used to defeat explosive reactive armor, as well as to destroy stationary and
moving targets with speeds up to 70Km/hr.

CMDS of the company is a chaff and flare dispensing system. It is an airborne defense system which provides self-
protection to the aircraft by passive ECM against radar guided and IR seeking, air and ground launched missiles. BDL's
C-303 is a torpedo counter measure system for submarine. It is effective against all types of LWT (Light Weight Torpedo).
Advanced Light Weight Torpedo of the company can be launched from a ship or a helicopter. This weapon is available in
both war shot and exercise modes. The company's IRII is an equipment that has been developed in-house. It is used to
detect any IR interference in the field of view of launcher prior to firing of the missile.

In addition, the company operates in the field of refurbish and life extension of missiles. It operates two manufacturing
complexes spanned over 1,300 acres at Bhanur, Medak District; and Kanchanbagh, Hyderabad. The production and
testing facilities of the company are modern and are tuned to cater the stringent qualitative requirements of guided
weapon systems. The component production facilities includes: a precision machine shop with CNC machining centers,
CNC turn mill centers, CNC 4 axes T&C grinder and precision machines; a general machine shop; a tool room; a vacuum
furnace; and Surface Finishing facilities.

Recently, the company established its third production unit – Vizag, in the state of Andhra Pradesh, India. In addition, the
company also signed a contract of INR 3000 million with the Indian Army to supply Milan 2T, a second generation anti-
tank guided missile.




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Bharat Dynamics Limited - Major Products and Services

Bharat Dynamics Limited is a manufacturer of guided weapon systems in India. The key products offered by the company
include the following:

Bharat Dynamics Limited, Major Products and Services
Products:

Konkurs – M

Prithvi Missile

Invar

Counter Measures Dispensing System (CMDS)

Torpedo Counter Measure System (C303)

Advanced Light Weight Torpedo

Infra Red Interference Indicator (IRII)
Source: Annual Report, Company Website, Primary and Secondary Research




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Bharat Dynamics Limited - History

Bharat Dynamics Limited, History

    Year                Event type                                               Description


                                                The company established production agency for Long Range SAM and Heavy Weight
   2008      Corporate Changes/Expansions
                                
								
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