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India gets defence export order from Armenia

5th March 2020 - 02:00 GMT | by Neelam Mathews in Delhi


Four Indian Swathi weapon locating radars (WLRs) have been sold to Armenia for around $40 million. Deliveries are believed to have started, Shephard has learned.

Landlocked Armenia, which has been embroiled for decades in the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict with Azerbaijan, had expressed interest in purchasing such radars from India during the visit of an Armenian defence delegation to Delhi in 2017. The Armenian MoD confirmed a year later that the nation was cooperating militarily with India.

The Swathi WLR designed for the Indian Army is a joint development project by the Electronics and Radar Development Establishment of the Defence Research and

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Neelam Mathews


Neelam Mathews

Neelam Mathews was born in India and completed her education in London.

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