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Tata Power’s Strategic Electronics Division bags prestigious Order to modernise Airfield Infrastructure for the Indian Air Force - Mumbai, April 11, 2011

The Tata Power Company Limited through its Strategic Electronics Division (SED) has been awarded the prestigious Order to modernise the Airfield Infrastructure of Indian Air Force (IAF) by the Ministry of Defence (MoD). The Program, known as Modernisation of Airfield Infrastructure – Phase I (MAFI-I), is of strategic importance and aims to improve capability of the Airfields to handle the modern combat air fleet being inducted by IAF.

Mr Rahul Chaudhry, Chief Executive Officer of Tata Power SED, on receipt of the Order, "Tata Power SED has been closely working with MoD and DRDO to provide state-of-the-art solutions to Indian Armed Forces for the past four decades. Award of this Contract won against a Global Defence tender of MoD, is a watershed moment, not only for us, but also for increasing Private Sector participation in Indian Defence."

Mr. Anil Sardana, Managing Director, Tata Power said, "Award of this Order signifies recognition of Tata Power SED's capability to support the Indian Defence establishment. Tata Power SED is committed to delivering world-class Airfields to the Indian Air Force and as always, the Division will continue to remain a long-term reliable partner to the Indian Armed Forces and other related establishments of Ministry of Defence."

About Tata Power SED (http://www.TataPowerSED.com)

Since the early 1970s, Tata Power SED, a division of The Tata Power Company Limited, has been a leading private-sector player in the indigenous design, development, production, supply and maintenance of defence systems. Tata Power SED has contributed to programs of national importance such as the Pinaka MBRL System, Launchers for the Akash Air Force and Army Programs, Samyukta Electronic Warfare Program, Command & Control Systems for Air Defence and Naval Combat. Tata Power SED is recently executed orders for the Pinaka Multi-barrel Rocket Launcher System from the Indian Army and the Integrated Automatic Data Handling System for Air Defence from the Indian Air Force and is presently executing orders in the areas of Launchers, Air Defence, Military sub-systems.

About Tata Power (http://www.tatapower.com)

Tata Power is India's largest private sector power utility with an installed generation capacity of over 2300 MW and a presence in all the segments of the power sector viz Generation (thermal, hydro, solar and wind), Transmission, Distribution and Trading. The Company has successful public-private partnerships in Generation, Transmission and Distribution - "North Delhi Power Limited" with Delhi Vidyut Board for distribution in North Delhi, 'Powerlinks Transmission Ltd.' with Power Grid Corporation of India Ltd. for evacuation of Power from Tala hydro plant in Bhutan to Delhi and 'Maithon Power Ltd.' with Damodar Valley Corporation for a 1050 MW Mega Power Project at Jharkhand.It has acquired 30% stake in Coal Companies at Indonesia and is developing the first 4000 MW Ultra Mega Power Project at Mundra (Gujarat) based on super-critical technology. With its track record of technology leadership and customer care Tata Power is poised for a five-fold growth and redefining contours of the Indian power sector.

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