The Ministry of Defence (MoD) has approved contracts worth INR 1349.95 crore to Mahindra Defence Systems Limited (MDS), a group firm of Mahindra & Mahindra Ltd, for supplying 14 Integrated Anti-submarine warfare Defence Suite (IADS) to the warships of the Indian Navy.
- It is the 1st of its kind technology developed by an Indian company.
i.IADS is a modern underwater equipment which uses the latest technology to detect & protect warships from underwater threats.
ii.It is a flexible system capable of operations in all sizes of warships – small, medium, and large.
iii.The sensors in IADS systems undertake underwater surveillance and provide inputs for signal processing & analysis. Then, the warship performs necessary actions to neutralize the underwater threats.
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About Mahindra Defence Systems Limited (MDS)
Founded in 2012 a group firm of Mahindra & Mahindra Limited
CEO – Rajiv Gupta
About Ministry of Defence
Union Minister – Raj Nath Singh (Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh)
Minister of State – Ajay Bhatt (Nainital-Udhamsingh Nagar, Uttarakhand)