Indian Navy Project 17A Frigates to Get LRSAM Missile System


Released on Wednesday, October 24, 2018
India
Barak 8 AMD
BARAK 8 ER
BARAK-8
LRSAM
Project 17A
AMD - Air And Missile Defense
BEL - Bharat Electronics Limited
IAI - Israel Aerospace Industries
LRSAM - Long Range Surface to Air Missile
RF - Radio Frequency
Barak 8 sales to date total over $6 billion

Israel Aerospace Industries (IAI) announced today it has been awarded an additional, $777-million mega- contract for supply of LRSAM Air & Missile Defense systems (the marine version of the AMD system Barak 8) for seven ships of the Indian navy. The contract was entered with Indian state-owned company Bharat Electronics Limited (BEL) which serves as the main contractor in the project.

The LRSAM system, part of the Barak 8 Family, is an operational AMD system used by Israel's navy as well as by India's navy, air and land forces. It provides broad Aerial and point defense against a wide range of threats to the marine arena from the air, sea or land. The system integrates several advanced state-of-the-art systems as, digital radar, command and control, launchers, interceptors with modern RF seekers, Data link and system-wide connectivity.

Source: IAI TO PROVIDE $777 MILLION WORTH OF BARAK 8 LRSAM AIR & MISSILE DEFENSE SYSTEMS TO STATE-OWNED BEL IN INDIA

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