Ghaziabad firm Samtel Display Systemsset to fly with Rafale
...Though the modalities of the deal are yet to be worked out, the multibillion-dollar deal will turn out to be an important cog for the company and the way India is seen globally.
"The 126 aircraft MMRCA deal
standing at $10.4 billion is the biggest defense deal in the history of the country. Samtel will be supplying its cockpit displays to Dassault, makers of the French Rafale," informed Kaura.
The exe director explained, "Dassault has stakes in Thales which is also a French company. Samtel-Thales Joint Venture will be supplying the cockpit displays to Dassault."...
...The aircrafts will be loaded with Infra Red Search and Track (IRST) System
, a highly advanced technology that is capable of detecting an enemy aircraft even at a distance of 80 kilometers. Unlike the earlier technologies, IRST is stealthy, as it emits nothing. Airborne radars installed in the aircrafts emit elect6ronic beams and thus give its position to the enemy.
Mr Kaura said, "Thales has the technology but the production will be done in our facility
." Thales is the sixth largest defense equipment manufacturer in the world with an estimated value of Rs 80,000 crore...