In a lift to Make in India within the defence sector, six extra Swathi weapon-locating radars developed by Defence Analysis and Growth Organisation (DRDO) are more likely to be procured for Indian Military.
The case for acquisition of six Swathi weapon-locating radars value over Rs 400 crore is scheduled to be taken up in a defence ministry assembly more likely to be held tomorrow, defence sources mentioned.
The weapon-locating radars developed by the DRDO and constructed by Bharat Electronics Restricted had achieved main success as they have been equipped to a overseas nation additionally.
The Swathi weapon-locating radars will present quick, automated and correct location of enemy weapons like mortars, shells and rockets in 50-kilometre vary. The radar can concurrently detect a number of projectiles fired from totally different weapons at totally different places.
The Indian Military has been utilizing the radars for its operations alongside the Line of Management in Jammu and Kashmir. The system was given for trial to Military in 2018.
Indian Military has been giving a serious push to the indigenisation and has given orders for a lot of tools like self-propelled artillery weapons to Indian distributors.