Indian multinational conglomerate firm Larsen & Toubro, generally generally known as L&T has secured a contract to ship Teevra 40 naval gun techniques to the Indonesian Navy, which marks the first-ever export of the weapon system from India to Indonesia. International open-source intelligence firm Janes reported that L&T will provide the corporate’s Teevra 40 system and the weapon will go onboard one of many Indonesian Navy’s Teluk Bintuni-class touchdown ships.  L&T will work with Indonesian defence agency BTI Defence on the contract, and the latter will present after-sales service for the weapon system whereas it’s operational.

The Teluk Bintuni class is a category of tank touchdown ships that’s being constructed indigenously for the Indonesian Navy. It was introduced that the Indonesian Navy intends to amass a complete of twelve vessels of the identical class with some modifications from the lead ship to enhance ship’s functionality. The ship is armed with mild defensive weapons in type of a Bofors 40 mm gun and two 12.7 mm heavy machine weapons. With a crew of 119, consisting of 113 sailors and 6 helicopter crew, she has a displacement of two,300 tonnes and has a most pace of 16 knots (30 km/h; 18 mph). The vessel might additionally carry 4 LCVP boats, and is supplied with a crane for cargo loading and offloading.


Sudarshan Shut-in Weapon System (CIWS)

The Teevra 40 is a naval gun system primarily based on the Sudarshan Shut-in Weapon System (CIWS). The Teevra 40 is a naval gun system that has a most vary of about 11,800 m. For floor targets, it has an efficient vary of about 3,500 m whereas for aerial targets, the efficient vary is about 4,500 m. It may well hearth numerous 40 mm/L70 normal NATO rounds. The weapon options 5 firing modes, specifically, the single-shot mode, the total auto mode, the three-shot burst, and the five-shot burst. As well as, the system additionally has a warning shot mode, which retains the gun’s concentrating on cross-hairs on the target however firing projectiles away at a predetermined protected distan

The product has been touted to be indigenously designed and developed with a stage of indigenous content material unparalleled by some other system. J.D Patil – now a Member of the Govt Committee of Administration at Larsen and Toubro and Advisor to Defence & Sensible Applied sciences to the Chief Govt Officer and Managing Director of L&T. It comes outfitted with a 3D Energetic Electronically Scanned Array (AESA) four-faceted radar, which permits the end-user full surveillance protection. The Sudarshan Shut-in Weapon System (CIWS) has accomplished the No-Value No-Dedication (NCMC) evaluations for the Indian Air Forces (IAF) 240-guns program.

Models of the Teevra 40 naval gun system on display during Indo Defence 2022. (Photo by Janes/Ridzwan Rahmat)
Fashions of the Teevra 40 naval gun system on show throughout Indo Defence 2022. (Picture by Janes/Ridzwan Rahmat)