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    BEL-JSR to develop Miniature Ground Launch Decoy (MGLD)

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    Navratna Defence PSU Bharat Electronics Ltd (BEL) entered into a Collaboration and Marketing Agreement with JSR Dynamics Pvt Ltd (JSR), a Nagpur-based Start-up company in 2020, is helping the company to develop a Miniature Ground Launch Decoy (MGLD) that will be offered to Indian Armed forces when it completes its development.

    BEL has procured six units of MGLD airframes from the company and is incorporating its technology to develop the prototypes of the system to be used for developmental trials of the system.

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    MGLD is a unique concept of using a low-cost, expendable, ground-launched craft that deceives the most advanced enemy-integrated air defence systems.

    Turbo Jet Engine powered MGLD will incorporate GPS aided Inertial Navigation system and will have Active and Passive EW Decoy Capability to fool enemy air defence systems.

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    The programmable weapon duplicates the combat flight profiles and signatures of U.S. and allied aircraft.

    BEL-JSR has not revealed much information about the system but it is likely more details will be provided at the appropriate time.

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