Tata to provide electronic warfare systems to Indian Army

27 October 2011 (Last Updated October 27th, 2011 04:35)

Tata Power SED has been selected as a system integrator for the Indian Army’s electronics warfare (EW) programme.

Tata Power SED has been selected as a system integrator for the Indian Army's electronics warfare (EW) programme.

Under the $186m contract, the company will develop and supply two integrated electronic warfare systems to be used for mountainous terrain (IEWS-MT).

Defense News has reported that the the vehicle-mounted IEWS-MT system will be deployed by the Indian army in the mountainous terrain of the north-east border with China.

The IEWS-MT includes passive and active EW measures such as electromagnetic spectrum scanning, location-fixing of enemy transmitters, jamming, interception of enemy communications, including cellular and radar.

The contract could be finalised by next month, November, according to the news agency.