Keltron bags Defence order worth Rs 8.37 crore

The special product group at Karakulam unit of Keltron has been manufacturing the equipment needed for the underwater communication.

Published: 25th January 2020 06:39 AM  |   Last Updated: 25th January 2020 06:39 AM   |  A+A-

By Express News Service

THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: The state-owned Keltron (Kerala State Electronics Development Corporation Limited) has bagged Rs 8.37-crore order from the defence forces for manufacturing and supplying equipment required for underwater communication in submarines and naval ships. According to a release, the equipment, based on Software Defined Radio is used for exchanging data and voice communication between ships and submarines using water as the acoustic medium.

The special product group at Karakulam unit of Keltron has been manufacturing the equipment needed for underwater communication.  It has been supplying vital components needed for the defence sector for the past 30 years. The eco-sounder used in the submarines of the navy is supplied by Keltron. It had earlier bagged a Rs 5.63-crore order. So far, the defence divisions of Keltron have achieved orders worth Rs 85 crore.

Stay up to date on all the latest Thiruvananthapuram news with The New Indian Express App. Download now


Disclaimer : We respect your thoughts and views! But we need to be judicious while moderating your comments. All the comments will be moderated by the editorial. Abstain from posting comments that are obscene, defamatory or inflammatory, and do not indulge in personal attacks. Try to avoid outside hyperlinks inside the comment. Help us delete comments that do not follow these guidelines.

The views expressed in comments published on are those of the comment writers alone. They do not represent the views or opinions of or its staff, nor do they represent the views or opinions of The New Indian Express Group, or any entity of, or affiliated with, The New Indian Express Group. reserves the right to take any or all comments down at any time.

flipboard facebook twitter whatsapp