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BEL signs contract with Indian Navy for Initial supply of indigenously developed Laser Dazzlers

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  • January 1, 2021
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BEL signs contract with Indian Navy for Initial supply of indigenously developed Laser Dazzlers

Part of: GS Prelims and GS-III – Defence and Security

In news 

  • Bharat Electronics Limited (BEL) has signed a contract with Indian Navy for initial supply of 20 Light Amplification by Stimulated Emission of Radiation Dazlers (Laser Dazzlers). 
  • Developed by: Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO).

Key takeaways 

  • The Laser Dazzler is used as a non-lethal method for warning and stopping suspicious vehicles/boats/aircrafts/UAVs/pirates etc. from approaching secured areas during both day and night. 
  • It is capable of dazzle and thereby suppress the person’s/optical sensor’s action with disability glare in case of non-compliance to orders. 
  • It disorient/ confuse/blind a person temporarily. 
  • It also dazzles and distract aircraft/UAVs. 
  • It is a portable, shoulder operated and ruggedized for military use in adverse environmental conditions. 
  • This unique product is indigenously designed and developed for the first time for the Armed Forces. 

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