PT Len and Thales sign cooperation to prepare 13 GCI Radars

 PT Len and Thales sign cooperation to prepare 13 GCI Radars
PT Len and Thales sign cooperation to prepare 13 GCI Radars

Indonesian Defence Company PT Len Industri and Thales from France have signed a cooperation agreement to fulfil 13 GCI Radars ( Ground Controlled Interception ) for the Indonesian Ministry of Defence


The signing was carried out by President Director Len, Bobby Rasyidin and SVP Latin America & Asia of Thales International SAS, Guy Bonassi, witnessed by Deputy Minister of BUMN Pahala Nugraha Mansury and President Director of PT Thales Indonesia Olivier Rabourdin in Paris, France on 17 May 2022.
The signing of this cooperation said Len in his press release, also marks the start of defining concrete action to realise the Head of Agreement of the Strategic Partnership between Len and Thales in seven potential areas.  This radar can reach targets as far as 450 km and escort interceptor aircraft and attack aircraft in carrying out their missions.
 PT Len and Thales sign cooperation to prepare 13 GCI Radars

GCI, or ground control interception, is a strategy for air defence that involves linking one or more radar stations or other observational stations to a command communications centre to direct interceptor aircraft towards an airborne target.