Rajnath Singh has cleared several projects aimed at adding strength to India’s
Maritime Security at the first meeting of the defense acquisition council held
in the national capital on August eighth. The decision comes in the wake of
India’s concern over increased activities of the Chinese navy in Indian Ocean
region and also their companies operating ports in neighboring Sri Lanka
Minister gave approval for procurement of indigenous Software Defined Radio
(SDR) and Next Generation Maritime Mobile Coastal Batteries (NGMMCB) for the
Indian Navy according to an Official release.
indigenously designed and developed by DRDO
communication system has been indigenously designed and developed by the
Defense Research and Development Organization (DRDO), Bharat Electronic Limited
(BEL) and Weapons Electronics System Engineering Establishment (WESEE). It will
enable information sharing, collaboration and situational awareness through
high-speed data and secure voice communication without being jammed by the
The Next Generation
Maritime Mobile Coastal Batteries will be fitted with supersonic Brah-Mos
surface-to- surface cruise missiles and will be deployed along the coast. It
has been developed and manufactured in India by Indo-Russia Joint Venture
Company, BrahMos Aerospace Private Limited.
indigenously developed systems are of the latest generation and will give a
fillip to Make-in-India initiative, the government believes.