On 17th January 2012, a contract with an Indian company of BEML Limited to deliver 204 WZT-3 Armoured Recovery Vehicles (Wozy Zabezpieczenia Technicznego WZT-3) was signed.
High quality, of the equipment offered by Bumar Group,as well as high level of cooperation with the Indian partner allowed to sign the fourth contract between Bumar and BEML Limited to deliver armoured recovery vehicles. Polish party has already supplied 352 WZT-3 vehicles.
BEML Limited is a public company, controlled by Ministry of Defence of India. It was established in 1964 and 61% of its shares belong to Minister of Defence.
In October of 2011 BEML Limited was appointed by Ministry of Defence of India as the main supplier of WZT-3 vehicles.
Indian market is strategic for Bumar, which further emphasises the importance of the signed contract, as well as long-term and well-established cooperation with BEML Limited.
The contract, apart from the delivery of 204 WZT-3 vehicles itself, also includes within its scope a package o technical support, final assembly, receipt procedures, testing of completed vehicles, as well as technical assistance, which aims to provide BEML with capacity to produce selected components in their own plants. It is so called “indianization process”, therefore local production, in which BEML Limited will be the contractor.