New Delhi (NVI): The Defence Ministry will procure 11 Airport Surveillance Radars to be deployed for greater air domain awareness around airfields and enhancement of safety and efficiency in flying operations of the Indian Navy and Coast Guard.
The radars will be procured from Mahindra Telephonics Integrated Systems Ltd for Rs 323.47 crore under the ‘Buy & Make’ category, the government said today after the contract was signed.
“Ministry of Defence signed a contract with M/s Mahindra Telephonics Integrated Systems Ltd., Mumbai for procurement of 11 Airport Surveillance Radars with Monopulse Secondary Surveillance Radar for Indian Navy and Indian Coast Guard,” an official release said today.
The installation of these radars will increase the air domain awareness around airfields and enhance safety & efficiency in flying operations of Indian Navy and Indian Coast Guard, it said.
The signing of this contract is an achievement of the Government towards ‘AtmaNirbhar Bharat Abhiyan’ and the objectives envisaged in the programme.
This would enable absorption of technology, skill development and indigenous manufacture, boosting employment opportunities, the statement read.