Indian defence major Tata Advanced Systems’ Advanced Loitering System (ALS-50) has been awarded the prestigious Defence Minister’s – Raksha Mantri’s Awards for Excellence in Defence and Aerospace Sector 2021-22, for Innovation, in the Large-Scale Companies category.
The Award was handed over to Sukaran Singh, Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer, Tata Advanced Systems, by Defence Minister Rajnath Singh at the award ceremony at the DEFEXPO-2022, said the statement issued by the company.
Commenting on this significant moment, Sukaran Singh, Tata Advanced Systems Ltd. (TASL), said, “we are very proud to have received this prestigious award for ALS 50, which is a precision-guided munition designed and manufactured in India from scratch. Developed and manufactured for the Indian armed forces, it is completely autonomous, requires the minimum area to launch and needs minimum operator intervention.”
TASL displayed the Advanced Loitering System (ALS 50) for the first time at the defence exhibition. The company is producing such a system for IAF under contract. And it can vary the capability to address requirements for other forces in the country and export.