Swiss manufacturer Newave’s UPS Systems will be installed in locations covering the coast of India including the Andaman & Nicobar Islands and Lakshadweep and will support the sophisticated coastal surveillance radar system systems installed by Bharath Electronics Limited (BEL).
BEL is supplying the all-weather, 24×7 sophisticated coastal surveillance systems, which it has developed to safeguard the country’s vast coastline. For coastal security, the locations will be installed with coastal surveillance radars many of which have already been supplied to the locations.
The system networks radars, sensors, day and night electro-optical equipment, Automatic Identification System and meteorological equipment to present an integrated operational picture of the offshore to the user. Newave’s order comprises 41 UPS systems including DPA UPScale RI 20 frames (1 x 20 kW module) and six UPS systems including DPA UPScale RI 20 frames (2 x 20 kW modules).
The 41 UPS systems consisting of RI 20 frames with 1 x 20 kW module housed in IP 42 enclosure have been installed at light houses at various coastal locations to power protect the radar systems. The 6 UPS systems consisting of RI 20 frames with 2 x 20 kW module housed in IP 32 enclosures have been installed in server rooms at coastal locations for collecting the data from the light houses and central level monitoring.