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MoD signs contract with BEL to supply indigenously developed 10 Lynx U2 Fire Control systems for Indian Navy

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  • January 1, 2021
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MoD signs contract with BEL to supply indigenously developed 10 Lynx U2 Fire Control systems for Indian Navy

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

In news 

  • Ministry of Defence (MoD) has signed a contract with Bharat Electronics Limited (BEL) for procurement of 10 Lynx U2 Fire Control systems for frontline warships of Indian Navy. 
  • Designed and developed by: BEL

Key takeaways 

  • The Lynx system would further the ‘Atmanirbhar Bharat’ vision. 
  • The LYNX U2 GFCS is a Naval Gun Fire Control System designed to acquire, track and engage targets amidst sea clutter. 
  • It is capable of accurately tracking air/surface targets, generating required target data for predicting weapon aiming points and engaging target. 
  • The target engagement is carried out with the medium/short range gun mounts like Russian AK176, A190 and AK630 and the SRGM available onboard ships. 
  • The system will be installed on the NOPV, Talwar and Teg class of ships. 
  • The system includes the Tracking Radar, Servo and Weapon Control Modules.
  • The indigenous system will ensure maximum up-time of the system and guarantees excellent Product support throughout its life time.  

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