DRDO Systems Developed for Indian Navy

Endurance mode user trial of Land-based Prototype (LBP) for Air Independent Propulsion (AIP) System for submarines for a period of 14 days was successfully completed at Naval Materials Research Laboratory (NMRL), Ambernath. Advanced Torpedo Defence System  (ATDS)  ‘Maareech’  was designed and developed by Naval Physical and Oceanographic Laboratory (NPOL), Kochi, to protect surface ships of Indian Navy.Anti-submarine warfare or ASW as it is popularly known is perhaps the most challenging and also the most fascinating form of warfare. NPOL, a constituted establishment of DRDO, occupies a unique  space  in  oceans and ASW technology and had already developed a full  platter  of  systems and technologies for ASW. APSOH, HUMSA, HUMSA NG and UG versions of hull mounted sonar.The detection system developed by NPOL comprises two sonar, namely, the Hull mounted sonar and towed array sonar for passive detection. Between them they provide panoramic detection and tracking of torpedoes.The features of Maareech ATDS are at par with the global torpedo defence systems. In fact, Maareech system possesses detection and decoying capabilities superior to that of global systems.…………….Please Log in or Subscribe to view full details…..

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