BHEL-GE Power Conversion deal to make propulsion systems for Navy

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The memorandum of understanding (MoU) was signed in New Delhi in the presence of the UK’s Minister of Defence Procurement Jeremy Quin, British High Commissioner to India Alex Ellis, and officials from the ministry of defence (MoD), GE Power Conversio

Ajai Shukla New Delhi

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Bharat Heavy Electricals (BHEL) and GE Power Conversion on Thursday signed a pact that will boost the indigenous company’s capability for developing an Integrated Full Electric Propulsion System to power Indian Navy warships. 

The memorandum of understanding (MoU) was signed in New Delhi in the presence of the UK’s Minister of Defence Procurement Jeremy Quin, British High Commissioner to India Alex Ellis, and officials from the ministry of defence (MoD), GE Power Conversion, and BHEL.

GE Power Conversion is a world leader in electric propulsion. Its equipment is installed on some of the latest platforms of the US

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First Published: Apr 28 2022 | 10:50 PM IST

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