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and rocket launchers, and tracks friendly fire         Both the systems have been integrated and
to locate the impact point of friendly artillery       extensive ground evaluation carried out on
fire to issue necessary corrections. The radar is      the radar test platform at LRDE and System
designed to detect projectiles with small cross-       Testing and Integration Rig (STIR) at CABS.
section across the battle space horizon, and           The radar is ready for installation on the nose
has the capability to handle simultaneous fire         cone modified Tejas LSP2 aircraft.
from weapons deployed at multiple locations.
The radar helps neutralise hostile guns in the         Air Defence Tactical Control Radar (ADTCR)
tactical battle space and helps own guns for
effective shelling on designated enemy targets.             ADTCR has been developed for Army
The radar has been developed for the Indian            AD as a successor to existing Indian Doppler
Army to substitute the imported system and             Radar (INDRA) and P19 radars for surveillance
acts as a force-multiplier for Artillery. DRDO,        detection, tracking, and Identification of Friend/
on 2nd Mar 2017, formally handed over an               Foe (IFF) aerial targets and transmission of
indigenously developed FoPM WLR system                 data to multiple Air Defence Command Posts/
‘Swathi’ to the Indian Army. Scheduled delivery        Weapon Systems. Integration of the radar has
of production systems to Army is in progress           been completed. The system is undergoing
by the production agency.                              testing with opportune targets.

                                                                                         Sensor System

                       Weapon Locating Radar ‘Swathi’                     Air Defence Tactical Control Radar      Pow

Active Electronically Scanned Array Radar              Air Defence Fire Control Radar (ADFCR)
(AESAR) ‘Uttam’                                        ‘Atulya’

     AESAR ‘Uttam’ is indigenously developed                ADFCR ‘Atulya’ in conjunction with anti-
fully engineered, qualified and deployable state-      aircraft guns, forms a ground-based air defence
of-the-art active electronically scanned array radar   system for effective point defence against all
with scalable architecture that can be adapted         air threats, at both short and very short ranges
for various types of fighter class of airborne         during day and night. The system essentially
platforms. It is also aimed to develop the core        comprises 3-D-search radar, separate dedicated
competence in realising the critical technologies      target tracking radar, electro-optical sensors
for LRUs of AESAR such as Active Aperture              (TV & TI camera for passive 2-D-tracking) and
Array Antenna Unit (AAAU), Primary Power               Laser Range Finder for ranging, gun control
System (PPS), and Exciter Receiver Processor           unit and integral power supply system mounted
(ERP), the most complex and critical sub-systems       on a single high mobility vehicle. During the
of AESAR. One prototype rada r and one fully           year, integration of the three sensors (search
qualified radar have been developed and realised.      radar, track radar, EO) on a single HMV was
                                                       completed. Harmonisation of the three sensors
                                                       has been established.

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