Russian Radar to Protect Pakistani Nuclear Power Plant

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  • 11:45 AM, August 31, 2018
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Russian Radar to Protect Pakistani Nuclear Power Plant
Karachi nuclear power plant file photo: Credit to paec.gov.pk

Russian firm, RTI Group will supply radar to Pakistan to protect a nuclear power plant (NPP) in Karachi.

"A memorandum of cooperation in the field of organizing the delivery of the civilian radar Surok was signed at the Army-2018 event in Moscow last week between RTI Group and the Pakistani company TechWin Enterprise, the press office of RTI hi-tech company said on Thursday.

“The radar is set to control and protect the Karachi NPP’s facilities, and also some other installations of Pakistan’s critically important infrastructure," the press office said.

Both sides also agreed on exploring the possibilities of implementing joint projects in radiolocation and information systems in the interests of various ministries and departments of Pakistan.

RTI Group also held negotiations at the Army-2018 forum with China Electronics Corporation (CEC) on opening joint R&D and experimental design works for creating new products and technologies besides modernizing the Russian equipment earlier supplied to China.

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