Bharat Electronics Limited (BEL), a defence PSU, and Elettronica SpA (ELT), Italy, have entered into an MoU for the joint development, commercialisation and production of the New Generation EW Surveillance Systems.

Anandi Ramalingam, Director (Marketing), BEL, Domitilla Benigni, Chief Operating Officer, ELT, and Irmin Menscher, Vice President, Elisra, Israel, signed the MoU documents in the presence of Gowtama M V CMD, BEL, and other senior officers of BEL.

The MoU will enable BEL and ELT to jointly develop a new generation EW Surveillance Systems to meet the global requirements.

BEL has expertise in the design, development, engineering and manufacture of electronic warfare and avionics, radar and weapon systems, NCS and communications systems, naval systems, electro-optics products, tank electronics and gun systems, sat-com systems, homeland security and smart city solutions, strategic components and select non-defence products.

Elettronica is a leader in electronic warfare with a complete portfolio of state-of-the-art solutions to satisfy the most challenging requirements of modern operational scenarios. The solutions designed and manufactured by Elettronica cover a wide range of applications and missions: ELINT, COMINT (SIGINT), ISR, INFRARED, Self-Protection, Electronic Attack.