MoD inks deal worth Rs 2269.54 Cr with BEL for 11 Shakti EWS

New Delhi: The Ministry of Defence has signed a contract with the Bharat Electronics Limited (BEL), Hyderabad, here on Tuesday, worth Rs 2269.54 Crore, for procurement of 11 Shakti Electronic Warfare Systems along with associated equipment and accessories for the Indian Navy under Buy (Indian- IDDM) category.

According to an official statement, the Shakti EW System is indigenously designed, developed and manufactured.

It is capable of accurately intercepting electronic emissions and implement counter measures in dense electromagnetic environment.

The Shakti EW System will be installed on-board capital warships of Indian Navy. The project will generate employment of two and half lakh man-days over a period of four years with participation of more than 155 industry partners including MSMEs, thus furthering the vision of ‘Atmanirbhar Bharat’, the statement added.

UNI

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