India bags US$ 40 million defence deal to supply 4 Swathi Weapon Locating Radar to Armenia

by Admin | Sunday, Mar 1, 2020 | 103 views

India will do exported four Swathi Weapon Locating Radar (WLR) $40 million to Armenia.

The reports said Armenia chose the Indian radar system after conducting detailed trials of the radar systems offered by Russia and Poland.

The mobile artillery-locating phased array radar has been developed by the state-owned Defence Research and Development Organisation’s (DRDO’s) Electronics and Radar Development Establishment (LRDE) and manufactured by Bharat Electronics Limited (BEL).

The Swathi radar system has been designed to detect and track incoming artillery and rocket fire to determine the point of origin for counter-battery fire. It is a mobile artillery-locating phased array radar that can detect seven shells and mortars fired simultaneously from different locations within a 50-km radius.

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