30th July, 2003
Ministry of Defence


WEAPON LOCATING RADAR


RAJYA SABHA

Twelve Weapon Locating Radars (WLR) were contracted with the US Government in 2002. Delivery of these WLRs will commence from September,2004. In addition,two WLRs were also contracted on lease basis and these two WLRs have already arrived in the country. Steps have also been taken to produce WLRs indigenously. A Letter of Intent for procurement of 28 WLRs and development of one prototype WLR by April, 2004 was placed on MIs. Bharat Electronics Ltd in January 2003.

This information was given by the Defence Minister Shri George Fernandes in a written reply to Shri Surendra Lath in Rajya Sabha today.

 

   
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