11 Airport Surveillance Radars to be procured for Indian Navy and Indian Coast Guard
New Delhi, June 4, 2021
The Ministry of Defence (MoD) signed a contract with Mahindra Telephonics Integrated Systems Ltd., Mumbai for procurement of 11 Airport Surveillance Radars with Monopulse Secondary Surveillance Radar for the Indian Navy and the Indian Coast Guard here yesterday.
The procurement, at a cost of Rs 323.47 crore, will be made under the "Buy & Make" category. The installation of these radars will increase the air domain awareness around airfields and enhance safety and efficiency in flying operations of the Navy and the Coast Guard, an official press release 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 release added.