MoD & BEL sign contract to procure Software Defined Radio

The Ministry of Defense and the Ministry of Defense (DPSU) Bharat Electronics Limited (BEL) signed a contract to purchase software-defined radio tactics (SDR-Tac) worth more than 1,000 rupees in New Delhi on February 8th.

SDR-Tac, jointly designed and developed by the Defense Electronics Laboratory (DEAL) of the Defense Research and Development Organization (DRDO) through a consortium of local agencies and industry consisting of the Weapons and Electronic Systems Engineering Organization (WESEE), BEL, the Artificial Intelligence and Robotics Center (CAIR) and the Indian Navy will bring strategic depth to the armed forces.

According to a press release, the delivery will take place within three years and BEL is already delivering SDR-Naval Combat (NC) and SDR-Air is in the process of being evaluated by consumers. In addition, DRDO and BEL plan to provide the latest security SDRs to the armed forces.