DRDO successfully tests advance EW suite in Tejas-PV1 Aircraft

Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) has successfully tested an advanced electronic warfare (EW) suite.

It was tested onboard of the country’s Light Combat Aircraft (LCA) Tejas-PV1.

Key facts about Electronic Warfare (EW) suite

  • It is developed by Defence Avionics Research Establishment (DARE) of DRDO.
  • EW suite consists of Radar Warner and Jammer.
  • This suit gives pilot an additional capability of nullifying the effect of detected radar threat by appropriate mode of jamming.
  • It will replace existing EW systems, which are fitted on various combat aircraft as they consist of basic equipment – Radar Warner Receiver. It only has capability to provide warning to the aircraft pilot in case of detection of a radar threat.

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