BEML has initiated the process of Design, Development and Supply of 1500 HP engines to the Combat Vehicles Research and Development Establishment, DRDO. The engine will be used on the Future Main Battle Tank being developed by CVRDE and is designed to work in extreme environmental conditions.
In this regard, BEML has inaugurated the Engine Design & Development Centre at their Mysore Complex today. The Centre will support the development of a 1500 hp engine for futuristic tanks along with other engines.
About BEML Mysuru Complex
BEML Limited, the trusted name for over 52 years in the mining and construction industry, channels its expertise into the priority sector of energy with the manufacture of fuel-efficient diesel engines. Established in the year 1991 in Mysuru, with technical know-how from Komatsu Japan, BEML diesel engines are built for maximum reliability, high performance and lasting value. These engines are backed by the facility of application engineering, multi-location sales & service network and rehabilitation facility.
Engine Division manufactures heavy duty Diesel Engines for application on a wide variety of Earth Moving, Mining and Construction Machinery and Defence Equipment. Apart from these, the engines are also offered for other industrial applications as well as diesel generator sets. BEML Engines are used on Bull Dozers, Dump Trucks, Motor Graders, Wheel Loaders, Pipe Layers, Hydraulic Excavators, Loading Shovels, C Crane, Aircraft Towing Tractors, Backhoe Loaders, Water Sprinklers and Heavy Duty Trucks. These Engines are capable of operations over a wide terrain right from sea level conditions to high altitude (19,000ft) as well as under sub-zero conditions.