Software Defined Radio (SDR) System inaugurated at HAL Hyderabad

Thursday, May 30, 2013

Bangalore: Mr. Jitendra Singh, the Minister of State for Defence, inaugurated Software Defined Radio (SDR) system at HAL’s Strategic Electronic Research Design Centre (SLRDC) at Hyderabad. Mr. Singh welcomed HAL initiated indigenous development of Softnet Radio for Airborne Communication and Net Centric Warfare and congratulated the company for manufacturing high-end tech-instruments.

“The SDR is the future of communication technologies and would largely shape the net centric warfare in the years ahead of us. The development of the system will reduce our dependency on foreign suppliers in the critical technology needs of the country ”, said Dr. R. K. Tyagi, Chairman, HAL. SDR is based on open architecture with fully configurable software waveforms in L band and V/UHF band. The Radio development has been completed with legacy waveforms and being integrated on airborne platforms.

HAL’s SLRDC is a primary design centre of excellence for the development of state of the art, indigenous avionics which are installed on fixed wing and rotary wing aircraft like MiG 21, MiG 27, LCA, Jaguar, SU-30, MiG- 29, Dornier, Cheetah, Chetak, ALH operated by the Indian Defence Forces. The type of avionics developed at SLRDC are Radio Communication systems, Navigation systems, Identification systems, Radar systems and Computers.