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India plans to procure 30 armed drones worth $3B

New Delhi, March 10 (IANS) India plans to ink a major defence deal with the US to procure 30 armed drones worth $3 billion (approximately Rs 22,000 crore) to enhance military capabilities, sources said. As per plans, India will...

Israeli firm to hard sell drones in India

Bengaluru, Feb 5 (IANS) Israeli defence and homeland security solutions firm, SpearUAV forayed into India to hard sell its micro-tactical unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) or drones for meeting the needs of defence and paramilitary sectors, an official said on...

Dassault Systemes’ hackaton to boost drone innovation in India

New Delhi, Oct 19 (IANS) French 3Dexperience major Dassault Systemes on Monday announced a virtual hackathon in India to inspire students, startups, budding entrepreneurs and industrial companies to drive UAV and drone innovations. The 10-days challenge titled 'Drone-a-thon: Propelling Sustainability'...

Soldiers in Kashmir are being trained to kill drones

Pulwama (J&K), Oct 14 (IANS) Threat of terrorists using hexacopters to lob grenades at security forces at Line of Control (LoC) as well as in the Kashmir hinterland have made armed forces adopt new training course for the troops....

No govt decision yet over procurement of 30 armed drones from US

New Delhi, Oct 7 (IANS) The Defence Ministry has not yet reached any conclusion over procurement of 30 armed drones from US-based General Atomics as the Indian Air Force has raised apprehensions over their usefulness. The deal is valued...

India successfully flight-tests Make In India target drone Abhyas

New Delhi, Sep 22 (IANS): India on Tuesday successfully flight tested Abhyas, a high-speed target drone for practice of weapon systems with realistic threat scenarios. For the uninitiated, Abhyas is a high-speed drone that can be targeted by missiles during...

Amazon wins FAA approval to deliver packages by drone

New York, Sep 1 (AP) Getting an Amazon packaged delivered from the sky is closer to becoming a reality. The Federal Aviation Administration said Monday it had granted amazon approval to deliver packages by drones. Amazon said that the approval is...

Drone delivery at home to get a boost in post Covid era

New York (IANS) The Covid-19 pandemic has given a tremendous boost to online delivery platforms and retail drone technology will see a commercial rollout on a larger scale in the not-too-distant future, Indian-origin researchers have stressed. The study found that...

Anti drone system developed by DRDO, deployed at red fort

New Delhi , Aug 15 (ANI): An anti-drone system developed by the Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) was deployed near the Red Fort on Saturday on the ocassion of the 74th Independence Day. The DRDO-developed system can detect and...

‘Bharat’ drones will now carry out accurate surveillance along China border

By Ajit K Dubey, July 21 (ANI) Amid the ongoing boundary dispute between India and China, DRDO has provided its indigenously-developed drone named Bharat to the Indian Army for carrying out accurate surveillance in high altitude areas and mountainous terrain...

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Huge losses from fresh Maha lockdown, says industry body

Mumbai, Apr 14 (IANS): Having barely recovered from the one-year pandemic lockdown, the fresh 15-day 'lockdown-style' restrictions in Maharashtra could...