India and Israel will jointly build an integrated anti-missile system to be deployed against Chinese nuclear and conventional missiles. Defense News reports from Defexpo.
The proposed program will see participation by and Israel Aircraft Industries in partnership with and state-owned Bharat Dynamics Limited (BDL) and Bharat Electronics Limited ( ).
The system will integrate the homegrown Prithvi air defense system, which is ready for induction next year, with the mobile detection radar being built byin partnership with . In addition, and BEL will work with and Rafael for this program. An executive from Rafael said his company has offered to build a dedicated C4I system for the program. India does not yet have a C4I system for threats, the executive added
Indian MoD sources said talks have been underway on the integrated missile defense program for over six months, but gave no details on the program’s fate.