Hyderabad-based BDL to supply Konkurs-M missiles to Indian Army

Hyderabad-based Bharat Dynamics Ltd (BDL) will manufacture and supply Konkurs-M anti-tank guided missiles to the Indian Army.

BDL and the Indian Army on Wednesday signed a contract worth Rs 3,131.82 crore for manufacture and supply of Konkurs-M. The contract will be executed in three years.

According to BDL Chairman and Managing Director Commodore Siddharth Mishra (Retd), Konkurs-M is being manufactured by BDL under license agreement with a Russian OEM (Original Equipment Manufacturer). He stated that the missile has been indigenised up to maximum extent. BDL is also offering Konkurs-M missile for export to friendly foreign countries.

Konkurs-M is a second-generation, mechanised infantry anti-tank guided missile, to destroy armoured vehicles equipped with Explosive Reactive Armour. The missile can be launched either from a BMP-II tank or from a ground launcher. It has a range between 75 to 4,000