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Defence Ministry Signs Contracts Worth Rs 3800 Cr With Bharat Electronics, IAF

The contracts focus on supply of Medium Power Radar and Digital Radar Warning Receiver (RWR) for Indian Air Force

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The Ministry of Defence (MoD) on Thursday said it has signed two contracts worth of Rs 3,800 crore with Bharat Electronics Ltd (BEL) for supply of Medium Power Radar and Digital Radar Warning Receiver (RWR) for Indian Air Force.

“These are flagship projects showcasing the indigenous design and manufacturing capabilities of Indian Defence industry led by BEL, involving other Public Sectors, Private Sectors and MSMEs. These projects will add another milestone to the ‘Atmanirbhar Bharat Abhiyaan’ and ‘Make in India’ initiative of the Government of India,” BEL said in a press release.

The Medium Power Radar (Arudhara) for Indian Air Force is the state-of-the-art 4D Surveillance Radar equipped with Active Aperture Phased Array Radar technologies based on Solid State TR Module Transmission.

The Radar is indigenously developed and being manufactured by BEL based on Electronics and Radar Development Establishment (LDRE) - DRDO design. The above system will further enhance the surveillance capability of Indian Air Force with the state-of-the-art Modern Radar Technologies including best in class ECCM capabilities.

The Digital Radar Warning Receiver (RWR) for Fighter Aircraft of Indian Air Force has been indigenously designed & developed by Combat Aircraft Systems Development & Integration Centre (CASDIC), DRDO. The supply of advanced EW Systems will significantly enhance the battle-suitability of IAF fighter aircraft while undertaking operational missions against adversaries.