What is the Lynx-U2 System?

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Ministry of Defence recently signed a contract with Bharat Electronics Limited for the procurement of 13 Lynx-U2 fire control systems for the Navy.

 About Lynx-U2 System:

  • It is a naval gun fire control system designed and developed indigenously.
  • The system will be installed on the NOPV ( Naval Offshore Patrol Vessel), Talwar and Teg class of ships. 
  • The system has been completely designed and developed by Bharat Electronics Limited (BEL). 
  • It is capable of accurately tracking and engaging targets amidst sea clutter.
  • It is capable of accurately tracking air/surface targets and generating required target data for predicting weapon aiming points and engaging targets. 
  • The target engagement is carried out with medium/short-range gun mounts like Russian AK 176, AK190, AK630 and the Super Rapid Gun Mount (SRGM) available onboard ships.


Q1) What is Bharat Electronics Limited (BEL)?

Bharat Electronics Limited (BEL) was set up at Bangalore by the Government of India under the Ministry of Defence in 1954 to meet the specialised electronic needs of the Indian defence services. Over the years, it has grown into a multi–product, multi–technology, multi–unit company serving the needs of customers in diverse fields in India and abroad.

Source: MoD signs contract with BEL for 13 Lynx-U2 fire control systems for Navy