Systems handed over include:
♦ Indian Maritime Situational Awareness System (IMSAS) – Navy
♦ ASTRA Mk-I Missile – Air Force
♦ Border Surveillance System (BOSS) – Army
Indian Maritime Situational Awareness System (IMSAS):
IMSAS is the most advanced, fully indigenous, high-performance intelligent software system that can provide the Indian Navy with global maritime maps, marine planning tools and analysis functions. The system provides maritime operational pictures from the Naval headquarters to each ship at sea to enable Naval Command and Control (C2). The system is conceptualized by the Center for Artificial Intelligence and Robotics (CAIR), Bangalore and the Navy. It was developed by Bharat Electronics Co., Ltd. (BEL) in Bangalore.
It is the first Beyond Visual Range (BVR) missile developed indigenously and can be launched from Sukhoi-30, Light Combat Aircraft (LCA), Mig-29 and Mig-29K. The weapon system was developed by the Defense Research and Development Laboratory (DRDL), Hyderabad and produced by Bharat Power Co., Ltd. (BDL), Hyderabad.
Border Surveillance System (BOSS):
This is an all-weather electronic surveillance system. The system has been deployed in the Ladakh border areafor day and night surveillance. The system facilitates monitoring and surveillance by automatically detecting the intrusions in harsh high-altitude sub-zero temperature areas with remote operation capability. It is designed and developed by Instrument Research and Development Agency (IRDE), Dehradun. It is produced by Bharat Electronics Co., Ltd. (BEL) of Machilipatnam.