C4iSR: Maritime

NISL, Terma to provide new surface surveillance radar to Indian Navy

27 February 2017

Key Points

  • Terma's Scanter 6000 radar is being supplied to meet the SSR requirement
  • Nova Integrated Systems Limited will manufacture the radars in-country under the 'Buy and Make (India)' policy initiative

The Indian Ministry of Defence (MoD) has awarded a contract to Nova Integrated Systems Limited (NISL), a subsidiary of Tata Advanced Systems, to provide the Indian Navy with a new surface surveillance radar (SSR).

NISL is partnered with Danish electronics and sensors group Terma, with the SSR technical solution using Terma's proven Scanter 6000 solid-state radar. NISL will perform manufacture and assembly of the radar in country.

The SSR programme is the first MoD procurement under the 'Buy and Make (India)' category of the Defence Procurement Procedure.

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