12th June 2024


India’s First Do Tank linking Tech and Geopolitical Power

Commodore Mukesh Bhargava

Commodore Mukesh Bhargava, Member of Board, L&T Defence and Vice President at L&T is skilled in Negotiation, Business Development & Planning, Strategic Positioning, Operations Management, Analytical Skills, and Quality Management. Strong professional with a Bachelor of Technology focused in Electrical Engineering from IIT Roorkee. Specialist on Policy and Advocacy with Ministry of Defence, Offsets, Partnerships for D& A segments with FOEMs, Supply Chain Management, Creation of JVs


Member of Board, L&T Defence and Vice President May 2006 – Present

Vice President – Submarines & Underwater Platforms;

Vice President, International Defence & Aerospace Business, Vice President, Flight Systems Integrated Business Unit, Vice President, Precision Manufacturing Facility, Coimbattore

Strategic business growth through global partnerships, collaborations with global majors, D&A Exports; Offsets with Global Majors.

Policy formulation at MoD thru Industry Associations; CII, FICCI & ASSOCHAM,

Commodore: July 1975 – May 2006 (30 years 11 months)


General Manager, at Naval Dockyard; Head of Submarine Design for Strategic Forces; Steered Design and Development Programs for Weapon & Sensors Systems, Control systems, Communication and C4I Systems, Power Generation & Distribution,



IIT Roorkee: Bachelor of Technology, Electrical Engineering, 1972 – 1976

Activities and Societies: President, Students Association and Prefectorial Board; Chairman of Hostel

Coordination Committee (Management Board); Secretary – Cultural Committee; Secretary – Sports

Council – Squash, Tennis and Badminton