India displayed advanced aerospace technologies at the Dubai Air Show
By siliconindia | Tuesday, 14 November 2023, 08:48:35 AM IST
The India Pavilion at the Dubai Air Show is buzzing with excitement as top Indian defense companies, including Bharat Electronics, Bharat Dynamics Limited, Mishra Dhatu Nigam Limited, and Hindustan Aeronautics Limited, unveil the nation's latest advancements in aerospace technology.
One of the main attractions at the Indian pavilion is the model display of the Twin Engine Deck Based Fighter (TEDBF), developed by the Defence Research and Development Organization (DRDO). TEDBF boasts several salient features, including its role as a medium-weight carrier-borne aircraft designed for both air defense and maritime strike missions. The aircraft supports automatic ski-jump take-off and arrested landing on aircraft carriers, featuring a moderate sweep delta-wing configuration with canards, diverterless supersonic intake, modern sensors, avionics systems, wing fold for compact stowage space on aircraft carriers, and advanced indigenous weapons. Additionally, the TEDBF incorporates Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Machine Learning (ML) based Health and Usage Monitoring Systems (HUMS) and a man-unmanned teaming capability.
Another highlight of the Indian pavilion is the Torpedo Advanced Light (TAL), an electrically propelled anti-submarine weapon developed by DRDO. Capable of launch from both ships and aircraft, TAL is designed for attacks on submarines in shallow and deep waters. Once in the water, it performs a pre-programmed search, detects, and homes in on the target submarine. The Indian Navy has already inducted the system, and mass production is underway by Bharat Dynamics Limited.
Bharat Electronics Limited (BEL) has launched a cutting-edge anti-drone system that utilizes laser technology. This system is a crucial security measure against the growing threats posed by unmanned aerial vehicles and demonstrates India's unwavering commitment to advancing modern defense technologies in the aerospace defense sector.
In addition to its anti-drone innovation, BEL is offering a Software Defined Radio for encrypted submarine-based communications. The company's upgraded and miniaturized versions of the Weapon Locating RADAR (WLR) and Air Defence Fire Control RADAR (ADFCR) are the focal points of BEL's export strategy at the Dubai Airshow. This move underscores BEL's proactive approach to meeting global defense needs and solidifies its position as a key player in the international defense market during this edition of the Dubai Airshow.
Mishra Dhatu Nigam Limited (MDNL) specializes in providing customized solutions for the aerospace, defense, space, and other critical sectors. Their Nickel and Titanium-based alloys offer exceptional strength to the next-generation aircraft, meeting the high maneuverability and airframe strength requirements of modern aviation. The India Pavilion at the Dubai Air Show is a testament to the nation's dedication to pushing the boundaries of aerospace technology, promoting innovation, and securing its position as a world leader in defense advancements.
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