TASL’s new surveillance system will be tested by the Indian Army in August

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by Oishee Majumdar

TASL’s Rajak-XLR surveillance system (pictured above) will be tested by the Indian Army in August. (Janes/Oishee Majumdar)

Tata Advanced Systems Limited (TASL) has developed a new surveillance system – named Rajak-XLR (Extra Long Range) – which will be tested by the Indian Army in August, a source told TASL. Janes at East Tech 2022, hosted in Kolkata by the Indian Army Eastern Command on July 7-8.

Rajak-XLR consists of “a long range continuous zoom type thermal camera, a long range continuous zoom type daytime camera and a laser range finder to analyze the distance to the target,” the source said. Janes.

“The system has a detection range of 50 km for vehicles and a range of 40 km for detection of humans,” the source said.

The system “can also give an idea of ​​the type of vehicle” it has detected, the source added.

The source also said that Rajak-XLR was designed, developed and manufactured by TASL with all components and modules being manufactured in the country.

The system “will primarily be used by the Indian Army Artillery Regiment,” according to the source.

Rajak-XLR is a more advanced variant of TASL’s Rajak-ULR (ultra long range) surveillance system.

The source said Janes that Rajak-ULR is in the service of the Indian Army, National Security Guard (NSG) and Indo-Tibetan Border Police (ITBPF).

In recent trials in Ladakh, Rajak-ULR showed a detection range of 35 km, and Rajak-XLR and Rajak-ULR can be used effectively in high altitude areas, the source added.

According to TASL, Rajak-ULR includes a long-range daytime camera, thermal camera, Global Positioning System (GPS) and Digital Magnetic Compass (DMC) and Shortwave Infrared (SWIR) camera (optional) mounted on a compact stabilized pan tilt and controlled via a compact console.

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