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MoD Approves Contract for MDS to Supply Anti-submarine Systems

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Defence ministry seals over Rs 1,349 crore deal with Mahindra Defence Systems LtdThe 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.

Key Points: 

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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In July 2021, MoD issued a Request of Proposal (RFP) for construction of 6 AIP (Air Independent Propulsion) fitted Conventional Submarines named Project 75 (India) [P-75(I)] for the Indian Navy. The estimated cost of the project is over INR 40,000 Crore.

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)