For Indian Navy BEL bags contract to supply 7 long range surface-to-air missile systems.
State-run Bharat Electronics Ltd (BEL) has bagged order worth Rs. 9,200 crore for supply of seven Long Range Surface-to-Air Missile (LRSAM) systems to Indian navy. The LRSAM will be fitted onboard seven ships to be built by these two shipbuilders.
For penetrate deep water and land to intercept all types of aerial the LERSAM has long-range engagement capability.Indian Navy has decided to equip its all naval ships with Barak 8 LERSAM for air missile and defense. DRDO and IAI has devloped the BARAK 8 LERSAM. It possesses high degree of maneuverability at target interception range. the maximum speed of Mach 2 with maximum operational range of 60 km.