India is showcasing during the Bahrain International Airshow being held at Sakhir Airbase, Bahrain from 21-23 January 2016, its state-of-the-art airborne platforms and associated sensors and communication systems designed and developed by DRDO (Defence Research & Development Organization, Ministry of Defence, Govt of India). DRDO, along with some of its production partners is displaying India’s strength in advanced defence technology areas, with the aim of exploring the potential of exporting these advanced systems to friendly countries in the region.
The show will witness flying demonstration of the ‘Tejas’ the latest and state of the art Light Combat Aircraft, the ‘Four plus’ generation and highly cost effective fighter aircraft. It is noteworthy that for the first time LCA- Tejas will be flying outside the country’s airspace at the Bahrain airshow to create history.
Team Sarang of the Indian Air Force (IAF) will be showcasing the nation’s prowess by flying ALH Dhruv helicopter designed & developed by HAL during the Bahrain Airshow.
The other indoor Exhibits (scale down models) of DRDO for the Bahrain International Airshow 2016 include:-
LCA Fighter, LCA Navy, LCA Trainer
NAG: Anti-Tank Guided Missile
HELINA: Helicopter Launched NAG Missile
AKASH: Surface to Air Missile System
HMS-X2: Compact Hull Mounted Sonar
ATDS-X: Advanced Torpedo Defence System
UWACS Micro: UWACS Test System & Simulator
UWACS Triton: Underwater Communication System
HUMTAS-X: Hull Mounted Torpedo Alert System
LFDS-X: Low Frequency Dunking Sonar
AEW&C: Air Borne Early Warning and Control System
ASLESHA: 3D Low Level Light Weight Radar
BHARANI: 2D Low Level Light Weight Radar
BFSR: Battle Field Surveillance Radar