Welcome to Episode 37 of the third series of The Weekly Defence Podcast. Listen on Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts, Spotify and more.
Aero India 2021: Companies move to transfer technology to India
There were 201 MoUs, product launches and technology transfers concluded at Aero India 2021. Some related to government-owned Bharat Electronics Limited (BEL), with OEMs such as Thales demonstrating commitment to the ‘Make in India’ policy through technology transfer.
The first RBE2 AESA radar, with a front end manufactured by BEL in India, was delivered by Thales to Dassault Aviation. BEL transmit/receive modules are key to the scanning performance of RBE2, enabling it to steer the radar beam at the speed of an electronic chip.
Thales is purchasing the systems for $150 million. Modules produced in India are then integrated ...
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