The Defence Ministry today signed a contract with Mahindra Telephonics Integrated Systems Limited, Mumbai for procurement of 11 Airport Surveillance Radars with Monopulse Secondary Surveillance Radar for Indian Navy and Indian Coast Guard. The procurement, at a cost of over Rs 323 crore, will be made under the Buy and Make category. The installation of these radars will increase the air domain awareness around airfields and enhance safety and efficiency in flying operations of Indian Navy and Indian Coast Guard.
The Ministry said, the signing of this contract is an achievement of the Government towards Atma Nirbhar Bharat Abhiyan. This will enable absorption of technology, skill development and indigenous manufacture and boosting employment opportunities.