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Border Management & Technologies Summit Asia Conference & Exhibition 2018

Border Management & Technologies Summit Asia Conference & Exhibition 2018

New Delhi, India4th – 5th October 2018 IBMATA are pleased to announce that we will be hosting our Border Management & Technologies Summit Asia conference and exhibition in New Delhi,…

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Satellite Technology Asia 2018

Satellite Technology Asia 2018

Singapore, Singapore9th October 2018 - 11th October 2018 Satellite usage is increasing yearly and more countries are now able to send satellites up into space for imagery, weather, surveillance and…

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Future Police Technology and Forensics Summit GCC 2018

Future Police Technology and Forensics Summit GCC 2018

Abu Dhabi, UAE12-13 November 2018 The 3rd Annual Future Police Technology & Forensics Summit 2018 provides a platform for regional and international experts from Ministries of Interior, Police Forces, National…

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BIDEC WINS PRESTIGIOUS AWARD

BIDEC WINS PRESTIGIOUS AWARD

Defence & Security Exhibition Recognised for Hugely Successful First Show. Bahrain International Defence Exhibition and Conference (BIDEC 2017) has won Best Trade Exhibition Over 10,000sqm at the Middle East Special…

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The aim is to procure 244 air-defense guns along with 228 fire-control/search radars and 204,000 programmable bullets under what is the first air-defense program issued to Indian companies for domestic manufacture. Each unit will be short-range, with the

guns having a range of 3.5 kilometers and a capability of firing 200 rounds of ammunition per minute. E

ach CIWS unit will be used to target enemy aircraft, helicopters, drones and cruise missiles. The goal is to bring the new CIWS units into IAF service within seven years and integrate them with air command-and-control systems used for air traffic and surveillance management purposes.

Domestic companies expected to bid on the tender include Bharat Forge Limited, Punj Lloyd, Tata Power SED, Larsen & Toubro, Reliance Defense, and Mahindra Defense Systems, plus state-run Bharat Electronics Ltd and the Ordnance Factory Board (OFB).

The L/70 is an anti-aircraft gun 40mm caliber designed and manufactured by the Swedish Company Bofors which is now part of BAE Systems. The Bofors L/70 40mm is intended for engaging high speed air-craft flying at low altitude, its chief characteristics being high speeds of elevation and traverse combined with a high rate of fire. The gun is normally fired electrically from remote control. It can also be fired electrically from the gun position by means of the Bofors local power control. In case power supply fails, the gun can be operated purely mechanically from the mounting.

The Bofors L/70 40mm uses a single-barrel 40mm caliber. The rounds are loaded in 4 round clips, although most systems are fitted with a 26 round hopper. The cyclic rate of fire is 240 rpm and upgrade packages offer 300 rpm. The maximum effective range is 3 to 4 km. The Bofors L/70 40mm can fire a full range of ammunitions as the PFHE Mk2, HCHE, HE-T, APC-T, and P-T.

The ZU-23-2, also known as ZU-23, is a russian made towed 23 mm anti-aircraft twin-barreled automatic cannon. The latest upgraded version of this anti-aircraft gun system is fitted with new Electro Optical Firing System gives the gun the capability to engage aeral targets in day and night conditions. The ZU-23-2B is fitted with day and night camera, laser range finder and digital fire control computer.

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