India’s $ 1.4 billion Israel received large orders for its anti-missile system developed
Indian Navy warships have been installed on the system carrier-based air defense systems Barak
Israeli carrier-based air defense system to intercept missiles launched Barak instant
According to Russian News Agency reported that Israel Aerospace Industries, Inc. (IAI) today announced that it has signed with India, a total of up to $ 1.4 billion contract, which will develop and produce a new generation of MR-SAM medium-range air defense/missile defense defense system. Under the contract, IAI will provide the Indian Navy to develop and produce two kinds of carrier-and land-based air defense system.
contract involves part of the funds will be used for development work, and the remaining funds will be paid in 66 months to the IAI.
In addition, IAI needs to be equal to the contract amount to 30% of funds for Indian companies to buy related products and services, should also provide funding to support the development of Indian domestic defense companies.
the news, IAI will be carrier-based “Barak” air defense system for the Indian research-based anti-missile system.
the contract is signed between India’s largest to date a military-technical cooperation agreement.
accordance with the contract, IAI will work with India’s Defense Research and Development Organization (DRDO) to develop a range of 70-80 km, can effectively detect and intercept aircraft, cruise missiles and ground-air defense/anti-missile system.
according to Indian Air Force’s plan, which will purchase nine battalions of the new air defense system. Among them, the two companies under the jurisdiction of each camp, all will be equipped with the control center, radar target detection, direction, and three radar transmitters (each with eight missiles).
new system will be used to replace the Indian Air Force fleet of old Soviet-made S-135 “Pechora” (SA-3) air defense system. (Spring)