Rockwell Collins and Tata Power Strategic Engineering Division (Tata Power SED) are teaming to jointly pursue of the Indian Air Force Software Defined Radio program due for selection in the near future. “This announcement formalizes what has been a long-standing and positive working relationship with Tata Power SED and will provide the Indian Air
Force with advanced air and ground connectivity to meet their requirements.” Ram Prasad, managing director of Rockwell Collins India commented, “This relationship is very strategic in nature and would provide Indian defense an access to state-of-the-art technology.” he added. For the Indian Air Force program, Rockwell Collins is providing a digital radio architecture that allows easy reprogramming with different waveforms and operating modes through the use of digital signal processing technology.
Under the terms of the agreement, Tata Power SED is the prime contractor and Rockwell Collins will provide technology for the team’s software defined radio offering. “With this collaboration, we bring to India a proven hi-tech communication technology with indigenous security, platform and system engineering as a trustworthy solution” Rahul Chaudhry, CEO of Tata Power SED commented. If selected, the team of Tata and Rockwell Collins plan to perform the majority of the program effort in India, providing faster delivery times, as well as more responsive in-country service and support for the customer.