Dr. GuruprasadMohapatra, Chairman, Airports Authority of India, inaugurated the Specialized Maintenance Unit (SMU) for in-country repairing of ELDIS Radars in presence of Ambassador of Czech Republic, H.E. Mr. Milan Hovorka on 24th June 2019.
This Facility will help in reducing Turnaround Time(TAT) of repair of unserviceable modules of the radars, thereby reducing the downtime of the important surveillance facility of Indian air space. More than 80% of Indian air space is under the coverage of Radars.
The SMU has been provided with a customized repair facility from M/s ELDIS along with required manpower training, documentation and hardware/software tools at a total cost of around Rs. 30 crores.
AAI and ELDIS together are looking forward to making this unit as the repair and maintenance center of ELDIS make Radars in the Asia Pacific region.