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PM Modi to handover DRDO’s EW suite for Naval ships to the Indian Navy

As an effort to give a thrust to Aatmanirbhar Bharat in the defence sector Prime Minister Narendra Modi will formally hand over Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) designed Advanced

As an effort to give a thrust to Aatmanirbhar Bharat in the defence sector Prime Minister Narendra Modi will formally hand over Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) designed Advanced Electronic Warfare (EW) suite for Naval ships to the Indian Navy today at Jhansi, Uttar Pradesh.

The ceremony is being held as part of the three-day ‘Rashtra Raksha Samarpan Parv organised by the Ministry of Defence (MoD) along with the state government.

EW system ‘Shakti’ has been designed and developed by the Defence Electronics Research Laboratory (DLRL) Hyderabad a laboratory of DRDO for Capital Warships of the Indian Navy for the interception, detection, classification, identification and jamming of conventional and modern Radars.

The Shakti EW system will provide an electronic layer of defence against modern radars and anti-ship missiles to ensure electronic dominance and survivability in the maritime battlefield. 

The system has been integrated with the wideband Electronic Support Measures (ESM) and Electronic Counter Measure (ECM) for the defence of Indian Navy Ships against missile attacks.

The Prime minister will also hand over Hindustan Aeronautics Limited designed and developed Light Combat Helicopter to Chief of the Air Staff, drones designed and developed by Indian startups to Chief of the Army Staff.

He will lay the foundation stone of the Rs 400 crore Uttar Pradesh Defence Industrial Corridor project in Jhansi.

First Published: 19th November, 2021 13:26 IST

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