L&T delivers 100th transport launch canister for BRAHMOS Missile
L&T Defence, has delivered the 100th set of BRAHMOS Transport-Storage Launch Canister (TLC) to BAPL from its recently-augmented manufacturing facility at Ranoli, Vadodara in Gujarat.The L&T-built TLC, designed for storage, transportation and launch of BRAHMOS supersonic cruise missiles, manufactured using indigenous materials and processes.
The TLC requires specialized manufacturing processes of automated winding with distinctive layers made out of glass and carbon pre-impregnated fiber materials, keeping in mind stringent requirements of long term storing missiles in launch-ready conditions. L&T opened its add-on production line for BRAHMOS TLC at Ranoli, Vadodara in July 2018 to cater to the serial production requirements of BRAHMOS Weapon System.
The Advanced Composites manufacturing facility at Ranoli is already attested for serial production of BRAHMOS Composites Canisters and Airframes. For Aerospace products, this center is accredited with National Aerospace and Defence Contractors Accreditation Program (NADCAP). In addition, the Advanced Composites Laboratory at L&T Ranoli has received the Accreditation Certification from M/s National Accreditation Board for Testing and Calibration Laboratories (NABL).
@EPC World Media