In August 2021, BEL signed a contract with the Indian Navy to supply first indigenous, comprehensive Naval Anti Drone System (NADS) with both hard kill and soft kill capabilities.
In June 2021, BEL signed an agreement with the Indian Navy to build emerging technologies in the areas of quantum computing, artificial intelligence and robotics.
In June 2021, BEL, in partnership with Fortum India, TVS Motor Company and JBM Renewables Pvt. Ltd., signed an agreement with Convergence Energy Services Limited (CESL) to collectively carry out the expansion and adoption of the EV ecosystem.
In June 2021, BEL signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Jammu Smart City Ltd (JSCL) to assist the model of a techno commercial proposal for design, development, execution, operations and maintenance of the Integrated Command Control Centre (ICCC).
In April 2021, BEL obtained 12 ‘Green Channel Certificates’ for 41 products manufactured at 10 SBUs/units.
In February 2021, BEL signed an agreement with Larsen & Toubro Limited to further strengthen the alliance to boost domestic and export markets for defence products.
In line with the Indian government’s ‘Make in India’ initiative, in February 2021, BEL signed an MoU with Grene Robotics Pvt. Ltd. to build the ‘Autonomous Manpads Data Link System’ (AMDLS).