Mr Patil explains the present systems L&T has on offer and candidly informs of the future plans. The commissioning of the Offshore Patrol Vessel (OPV), warship building, the number of ships delivered so far, FDN, simultaneous multiple docking capabilities are explained by him. He also talks about L&T’s involvement in the submarine systems, the new complex rocket launchers, the multifunctional console for the ASW, be it rocket launcher or torpedo launcher. He says he’s bullish about the strategic partnership which is still eluding since it is “an absolute need for a country to have”. decide what is wanted, the qualifiers and then based on the qualifiers, the EoI and selection is the process, he says. He also explains how L&T is committed to Make in India. About the company: Larsen & Toubro is an Indian multinational engaged in technology, engineering, construction, manufacturing and financial services with over USD 17 billion in revenue. It operates in over 30 countries worldwide.