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Bharat Supply & Support of Military Materials and Equipment "BSS Materiel Limited" has been incorporated and established to undertake Designing, Manufacturing, Assembling and Testing of "Matériel" Military Materials and Equipment, with introducing advanced, new generation designs and technologies, to cater to requirements of the Indian Armed Forces, Para Military Forces and other Law Enforcement agencies, as well the civilian markets with dual use technologies. It has been established under the Defense Make in India and Startup India initiatives of the Government of India.

The Founder Promoters, Directors and majority Shareholders of BSS Materiel Limited are high ranking, distinguished, now retired officers from Indian Army and Indian Police Services, possessing rich experience, expertise and in-depth knowledge in this domain. They are joined in this initiative by entrepreneurs and experts from varied sectors such as Broadcast Media, Telecommunication, Legal, Facility Management and professionals from Automobile Industry and Finance.

The Arms Act Amendment Bill 2015. enactment allows private industries to manufacture and proof test Small Arms and Ammunition including those being used by military. India’s defense requirements are currently catered largely by imports. The opening of this strategic defense sector with radical changes made in the FDI policy for private sector participation enables foreign original equipment manufacturers to enter into strategic partnerships with Indian companies, such as BSS Materiel Limited, leverage the domestic military and civilian markets as well as aim for global market.

The inventory of Small Arms in India is estimated at 5-6 million, having a life span of approximately 20 years. Taking into account the overall requirement of Small Arms by the military and Para-military forces, estimated at 3.0 million, India would need an annual Small Arms production capability of 0.15 million for the replacement cycle to ensure that our forces are always equipped with latest technology Small Arms and Light Weapons with adequate supply of ammunition and accessories. Where all shotguns, rifles and pistols made today, and much of the ammunition that they use, employ functional technology that has not changed in 100 years and longer. Most of these designs were invented by two men, John Moses Browning (1855-1926) and Peter Paul Mauser (1838-1914).

BSS Materiel Limited undertakes to fulfill this objective with introducing advanced, new generation designs and technologies in small arms, light weapons, allied accessories and ammunition and to also bring in next generation, innovative products, services and solutions in India SAARC region (Excluding Pakistan).

Our Mission and Vision statement:

To create a world-class defense manufacturing hub in the country and collaborate with international domain experts as stakeholders in various capacities ranging from technology transfer partners, technology upgrade providers, training and tooling capacity for up scaling the domain knowledge and expertise "Innovate for future, develop materiel with highest standards to manufacture in India, for Supply and Support worldwide from India"

BSS Materiel Limited

Bharat Supply & Support of Military Materials and Equipment


  • #30, Block-III, Tribhuvan Complex, Mathura Road, New Delhi, India-1100 65
  • email@bssm.limited Fax# +91 11 47591576

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