Army Likely To Buy 6 Indigenous Weapon-Locating Swathi Radars For Over Rs 400 Crore

Swathi weapon-locating radars developed by DRDO are prone to be procured by the Military. (File)

New Delhi:

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 prone to be procured for Indian Military.

The case for acquisition of six Swathi weapon-locating radars price over Rs 400 crore is scheduled to be taken up in a defence ministry assembly prone 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 provided to a international 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 completely different weapons at completely different areas.

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 significant push to the indigenisation and has given orders for a lot of gear like self-propelled artillery weapons to Indian distributors.


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