KARACHI: A civilian radar station will be supplied by Russia to Pakistan for protecting facilities of the nuclear power plant in Karachi, the press office of RTI hi-tech company said on Thursday.
“A memorandum of cooperation in the field of organizing the delivery of the civilian radar Surok was signed at the Army-2018 international military and technical forum between RTI Group and the Pakistani company TechWin Enterprise. The radar is set to control and protect the Karachi NPP’s facilities, and also some other installations of Pakistan’s critically important infrastructure,” said the press release.
Both sides decided 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 negotiated at the Army-2018 forum with China Electronics Corporation (CEC). Both countries have agreed on opening joint Research and Development (R&D) and experimental design works for creating new products and technologies, and also modernising the Russian equipment earlier supplied to China.
“A delegation from Vietnam got interested in the RTI’s competences and experience in situational centres for creating national environmental crisis management centres in that country. The Indian partners were shown the possibilities of civilian projects in the field of information and communication technologies,” the press office said.
The Army-2018 international military and technical forum was held in Kubinka near Moscow on August 21 to August 26.