Senior MBDA official confirmed to Indian media that, MBDA in response to Request for Information (RFI) issued by Indian Navy earlier this year has offered its ” Sea Ceptor ” which is next-generation, ship-based, all-weather, air defense weapon system.

As per RFI issued by Indian Navy, Navy wants to purchase 10 short-range surface-to-air missile systems to replace its aging Israeli Barak-1 air defense systems.

Sea Ceptor can be easily retrofitted into a wide range of platforms, ranging from 50m OPVs to frigates and destroyers and is the principal air defense capability for the Royal Navy’s Type 23 and Type 26 frigates.

99kgs Sea Ceptor Missile has Mach 3 Speed and comes with a range of 25km and provides  360° coverage in all launch sectors and Two-way data link between the missile and launcher.

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