- Collaboration in the field of Electronic Warfare and Missiles
New Delhi, February 13, 2017: Samtel Avionics, a leading manufacturer of high-technology products for avionics and military applications today announced collaboration with a leading defense electronics company, Hanwha Systems, based in Korea. The new partnership is announced to bring in synergies of both the companies for Guided Missile, EOIR, RADAR, and Laser Guided Bomb (LGB).
Hanwha Systems, as a defense electronics company has maintained a leading role in advancing the defense capabilities of Korea. The company is capable of providing total solutions for ground, naval and air Command, Control, Communication, Computer & Intelligence (C4I), guided weapon, Electronic Warfare (EW) and future combat systems. Based on technical development capabilities and know-how for radar, optronic, command and fire control system products in the ground systemsdomain, Hanwha has integrated solutions available for its customers.
Commenting on the collaboration,Puneet Kaura, MD and CEO, Samtel Avionics said, “We are elated to announce this partnership with Hanwha Systems. We look forward to a long term relationship in the field of product development for various new defence technologies in Optronics, Combat Management Systems (CMS), system engineering technology, and sensor-armament.”
Samtel Avionics (SA) is a key Indian player in high-technology products for avionics and military applications in both domestic and international markets. SA straddles the entire value chain from design, development, manufacture, testing, qualification, repair & maintenance and obsolescence management of avionics products and equipment for military as well as commercial platforms. The company operates in the domains of Displays, Optronics and Ruggedised Military Electronics.
Commenting on the partnership, Chang Si Kweon, CEO, Hanwha Systems said, “India offers humongous opportunities in the defence sector. Hanwha systems is pioneer in various technologies which we have developed indigenously and helped Korean Government. We would like to contribute to Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s vision of Make in India. Partnership with Samtel is the first step towards that. We hope that this partnership will help us establish our presence in India.”
As a defense electronics company, Hanwha Systems has maintained a leading role in advancing the defense capabilities of Korea since its founding in 1978 and became a member of Hanwha Group in 2015. Starting from product development and mass production necessary for weapon systems operation, as well as Integrated Logistics Support (ILS) and Post Production Support (PPS), Hanwha Systems is capable of providing total solutions for ground, naval and air Command, Control, Communication, Computer & Intelligence (C4I), guided weapon, Electronic Warfare (EW) and future combat systems. We are recognized as a globally competitive total solutions provider.
Based on technical development capabilities and know-how for radar, optronic, command and fire control system products in the ground systems domain, we have integrated solutions available for our customers. In the naval systems domain, Hanwha Systems is making efforts to further enhance integrated solutions for Combat Management Systems (CMS), system engineering technology, and sensor-armament to take them to the next level. We are also developing Tactical Communication System (TCS)and integrated Command & Control (C2) solutions which are better adapted to future warfare environments as key export items, and we will continue efforts to strengthen R&D capabilities in order to develop high-performance cutting-edge weapon systems.
In 2016, Hanwha Systems was selected as the developer for the Active Electronically-Scanned Array (AESA) radar for the next-generation Korean fighter (KF-X) along with the mission computer and LargeArea Display (LAD), proving our dominant position in the market.
Hanwha Systems signed contracts to export naval CMS to Malaysia and suppliedsurveillance &reconnaissancesystems to Indonesia. With our globally-proven technology,high level of efficiency, and outstanding quality & services, we are stepping up efforts to extend our global market share and recognition.