Bangalore: Premier defence PSU Bharat Electronics Limited, has recorded its highest turnover of Rs3,960.38 crore (provisional) for 2006-07, registering an increase of 12% as against last year’s Rs3,536 crore.
The estimated profit before tax is Rs1,041.6 crore as against last year’s Rs855.2 crore, a 22% rise. The company did not mention its net profit. BEL also achieved exports of $11.6 million, a company release said on 3 April.
The turnover per employee for 2006-07 is Rs32.1 lakh, increase of around 12% over last year’s Rs28.8 lakh.
The orders executed during the year included supply of Flycatcher Radar, Reporter radar, surveillance radar Element, Ellora-an Electronic warfare system, Hand-held thermal imager, an integrated shipboard data network of P-17 class of ships and implementation of convergent billing for MTNL.
Some of the new products introduced this year included Safari-a jammer system used for VVIP security and for protection of army convoys, advanced land navigation systems, VPS MK III-a hand held, lightweight UHF radio for use by the defence forces, Battery Level Radar, Electronic Voting Machine MK II and intelligent Message Terminal.
The order book as on 1 April, 2007 is estimated to be around Rs9,100 crore. The orders received included the Artillery Combat Command and ControlSystem, Electronic Warfare systems, STARS V Mk -II, a secure tactical radio in VHF band and naval systems for P-28 AND P 15 A class of ships.