DRDO to partner with private sector firm to develop IIR Seeker

India’s premier defence lab Defence Research and Development Organization (DRDO) will be partnering with private sector defence firms to build Imaging Infra-Red (IIR) Seeker Systems for the indigenously developed Naval Anti-Ship Missile Short Range (NASM-SR). The selected company is reported to deliver 16 units initially. DRDO will provide the design for the system and it will be manufactured per predetermined specifications.