Bharat Electronics Limited to deliver Lynx U2 fire control systems to Indian Navy
According to information published by the United News of India on December 31, 2020, the Indian company Bharat Electronics Limited (BEL) will deliver 10 Lynx U2 fire control systems to the Indian Navy according to a contract signed with the Indian Defense Ministry.
The LYNX U2 GFCS (Gun Fire Control System) is a Naval Gun Fire Control System designed to acquire, track and engage sea targets. The system can be linked to AK176, A190 Russian-made naval guns and 30mm Close-In weapon System AK630 and the Oto Melara 76mm SRGM (Super Rapid Gun Mount) mounted onboard warships.
Citing the United News of India, the United News of India, The system has been upgraded continuously and indigenization has been the major focus along with technology upgrades. The indigenous content of the system has been continuously increased, generation to generation to eliminate the dependency on foreign OEMs.
The LYNX U2 system will be installed on the NOPV (Naval Offshore Patrol Vessel), Talwar-class frigates, and Teg-class guided missile frigates. The system including the Tracking Radar, Servo and Weapon Control Modules has been completely designed and developed by BEL. The indigenous system will ensure maximum up-time of the system and guarantees excellent Product support throughout its lifetime.