Bharat Electronics Ltd. (BEL) has recorded a turnover of Rs. 5, 235 crore for 2009-10, a growth of 13.2 per cent over the last financial year.

The company had reported a turnover of Rs. 4,624.09 crore during 2008-09. The estimated profit before taxation was Rs. 1,086 crore during 2009-10, against Rs. 1,096.84 crore in the previous year. The order book as on April 1, 2010, is estimated at Rs. 11,350 crore.

Some of the significant orders executed during the year include supply of high power HF communication sets, frequency hopping VHF transreceivers, UHF handheld radio, UHF radio relays, upgraded fire control systems, surveillance radar element, thermal imager based integrated observation equipment, 3D central acquisition radar (Rohini), shipborne and airborne electronic warfare systems, night vision binoculars, low flying detection radars (Indra II), L band surveillance radar (Mk III), ship-based 3D surveillance radar, doppler weather radar and upgraded EVMs.

The new products introduced and supplied during 2009-10 include advanced naval gun fire control system for P28 class of ships, gap measuring device, perimeter security jammer, frequency hopping VHF transceivers for paramilitary forces, data facility kit for VHF radios and V/UHF protocol analysers.

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