Context: Recently, the Indian Navy has inducted an indigenously developed ‘Torpedo Decoy System’.
About Torpedo Decoy System
- Advanced Torpedo Decoy System Maareech is capable of being fired from all frontline warships
- It gives a major boost to the anti-submarine warfare capability of the Indian Navy.
- Design & Development of this anti-torpedo decoy system has been undertaken indigenously DRDO labs (NSTL and NPOL).
- Defence PSU, Bharat Electronics Limited, would undertake the production of this decoy system.
- It has given a major fillip to the Government’s ‘Make in India’ initiative