Bangalore: An international symposium highlighting contemporary and futuristic radar science and technologies begins on Wednesday.

The International Radar Symposium India-2011 (IRSI-11) is likely to be participated by over 600 radar experts from the country and abroad.

The five-day event, sponsored by Bharat Electronics, DRDO, ISRO and HAL, would be inaugurated by Scientific Advisor to the Defence Minister and Director General of DRDO V K Saraswat, Organising Secretary D Rajagopal said.

“This will provide a unique opportunity to our R&D scientists and academia to get exposure to contemporary and futuristic radar science and technologies,” he said.