“In May, the Indian Air Force announced a $ 272 million tender to install digital display systems on 16 Pechora air defense systems. Bids have been sent to several Indian military-industrial companies, including Tata Power SED, Larsen & Toubro, Reliance Defense Engineering, Offset India Solutions, Mahindra Defense Systems, Bharat Electronics and Bharat Dynamics, ”the portal writes.
Such a decision was made as part of the “Make in India” policy pursued by the current government.
According to retired Marshal of the Indian Air Force Daljit Singh, “The modernization mainly involves the use of a digital information display system, an improved communication system and the affected area, deployment and networking.”
However, “Indian companies are still unable to make the appropriate changes themselves,” so technical cooperation with foreign specialists will still be established, citing the source of the word of its source in the military department.
"As for the missiles deployed on the air defense missile system, they do not need modifications and can be built by defense enterprises in India itself," - added the source.
The portal states that “the winning company must upgrade its air defense system for 42 a month after signing the contract”.