ORDAQA (BEL) Gaziabad

About Office

ORDAQA (BEL) Gaziabad

The Office of Regional Director, AQA Ghaziabad was established at M/s BEL, Ghaziabad on 1st Nov. 1974. This office is headed by Regional Director. ORDAQA, Ghaziabad provides Quality Assurance activities of Ground Radars, Ground/ satellite Communication equipment, Equipments for Network Centric Systems, Antennae, Equipments for Medium Range Surface to Air Missile (MRSAM), IFF System of Land Based Multi Functional Surveillance & Threat Alert Radar (LBMFSTAR), Microwave equipment and Airborne stores manufactured by four Strategic Business units (SBUs) of M/s BEL Ghaziabad (i.e. Network Centric systems SBU , Satellite communication & Cellular System SBU, Antenna SBU & Radio Detection & Ranging (Radar) SBU) and nearby public / private industries for equipment being supplied to Indian Armed Forces. This establishment is also entrusted with the responsibility of assuring Quality & Reliability of equipments for Indian Armed Forces during Design, Development and Indigenisation.

Role & Functions

The role & functions of the establishment is divided in following subgroups:

  • For airborne equipments, suggestions / comments based on National/International standards & specification on Test Schedule (Qualification Test Procedure and Acceptance Test Procedure) for consideration of Centre for Military Airworthiness & Certification (CEMILAC)/Regional Centre for Military Airworthiness (RCMA) as a consultant under the provision of Design, Development and Production of Military Aircraft and Airborne Stores (DDPMAS) approved by MoD, during the finalization & approval of Test Procedures by them. However, the above mentioned documents are approved by RDAQA in consultation with designer, production agency & QCD (Quality Control Deptt) of producer for ground equipment.
  • Quality Assurance (QA) During fabrication of Proto-Type and co-ordination during Qualification & Acceptance testing for witnessing of the tests.
  • Participation in Defect Investigation of the equipment.
  • Participation in developmental cycle of product which includes Preliminary Design Review (PDR), Critical Design Review (CDR), Software QA etc.
  • Approval of Quality Assurance Plan (QAP) and Production Acceptance Test (PAT) for deliverables of Indian Armed Forces based on National/International standards & specifications. Also the approval of Periodic Quality Test (PQTs) for airborne equipments in consultation with designer, Production agency & QCD (Quality Control Department) of producer.
  • Quality Assurance during production through testing as per approved QAP, PAT and PQT mentioned just above.
  • Stage inspection at PCB/Module/Subsystem/System level.
  • Participation in Defect investigation (DI) of the equipment & their Pre mature withdrawal Report (PWR).
  • Spot checks.
  • Quality Audit.
  • Quality Assurance activities pertaining to outsourced equipment.
  • Configuration Control of Build Standards.
  • Interaction with services for problems/Non conformance observed by them during use of equipment supplied by BEL /Other manufacturers and resolution of the same to user satisfaction through defect investigation and implementation of remedial measures.
  • Low Level Transportable Radar (LLTR): Providing QA coverage for Radars along with associated equipment & accessories manufactured by M/s BEL Ghaziabad through TOT from M/s Thales France.
  • Integrated Air Command & Control System : Providing QA coverage for hardware (equipment) and Commercial Off the Shelf (COTS) software being manufactured/ supplied by M/s BEL Ghaziabad, M/s BEL Panchkula and M/s BEL Kotdwara.
  • Crypto Unit for Identification of Friend or Foe (IFF) MK XII (S) for Interrogator of Airborne Early Warning & Control system.
  • Crypto unit for Transponder of Jaguar Darin III aircraft.
  • Crypto unit for CIT (Combined Interrogator Transponder) for various platforms being developed/produced by M/s BEL Ghaziabad for Centre for Air Borne systems (CABS) Bangalore and Hindustan Aeronautical Ltd.
  • Airworthy IP Encryptor and Network Protocol Converter for Project Rukmani (Naval Aviation) being developed/manufactured by M/s BEL Ghaziabad.
  • Airborne Communication system for Airborne Early Warning & Control system being developed/manufactured by M/s BEL Ghaziabad.
  • Satellite Communication (SATCOM) equipment for Ground Based Mobile Eelint System being manufactured /supplied by M/s BEL.
  • SRE (Surveillance Radar Element) Radar and its spares being manufactured/supplied by M/s BEL Ghaziabad.
  • Spares for old radars v.i.z. TRS radar, IRMA radar / THD radar, PSM radar, INDRA radar, LLLWR (Low Level Light Weight Radar) Radar etc being manufactured/supplied by M/s BEL Ghaziabad.
  • The Aircraft Traffic Indicator (ATI) display unit for various airborne platforms being developed/ manufactured by M/s Samtel HAL Display System , Greater Noida.
  • Display Unit for Integrated Standby Instrument System of HTT-40 being developed/ manufactured by M/s Samtel HAL Display System , Greater Noida.
  • Mobile Launching Trailer (MLS) for MRSAM (Medium Range Surface to Air Missile) project being indigenized by M/s Tratec Engineers Pvt Ltd, Gurugram.
  • IFF System of Land Based Multi Functional Surveillance & Threat Alert Radar (LBMFSTAR) being developed/ manufactured by M/s BEL Ghaziabad.
  • IFF MK XII-IDU (Interrogator Decoder Unit) of Akash Army Radar (Rohini Radar).
  • Spares for Rohini, Akash (Army) Radar.

Name of FE’s/Detachments (Under/Reporting to this zone/FE): Not applicable

Contact Us

  • Regional Director, ORDAQA (Ghaziabad) DGAQA, Ministry of Defence
    C/o Bharat Electronics Ltd. PO Bharat nagar, Ghaziabad-201010 (U.P) 0120-2772224 0120-2770869 ocrigad[dot]dgaqa[at]gov[dot]in
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