Mahindra Telephonics bags contract for surveillance radars from MoD

Mahindra Telephonics Integrated Systems has bagged a contract worth INR 323.47 crore from the Indian Ministry of Defence (MoD) for the supply of 11 airport surveillance radars with monopulse secondary surveillance radar for the Indian Navy and the Indian Coast Guard.

The company is a subsidiary of Mahindra & Mahindra.

According to the Ministry of Defence, installation of the radars will boost the air domain awareness around airfields. Besides, they will improve safety and efficiency in flying operations of the Indian Navy and the Indian Coast Guard.

Mahindra Telephonics Integrated Systems wins contract for airport surveillance radars from Indian Ministry of Defence

Mahindra Telephonics Integrated Systems wins contract for airport surveillance radars from Indian Ministry of Defence. Photo courtesy of PIB Delhi.

The procurement of the airport surveillance radars will be made under the ‘Buy & Make’ category.

The Ministry of Defence stated: “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.”

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