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Indian military yearns for larger UAV inventory

6th December 2017 - 04:52 GMT | by Neelam Mathews in Delhi


The Indian military’s desire for UAVs will soon be boosted with further RfPs. While the army is already processing an RfP for mini-UAVs, India is looking to push on towards integrated army, navy and air force buys for MALE and HALE UAVs, for which RfIs have already been issued.

The military has shown interest in a joint purchase of HALE platforms, even as the Indian Navy (IN) looks to reinforce its maritime surveillance capabilities. Adm Sunil Lanba, Chief of Naval Staff, told Shephard that an earlier RfI for HALE platforms gained two responses (Elbit Systems and GA-ASI) ‘that will be

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Neelam Mathews


Neelam Mathews

Neelam Mathews was born in India and completed her education in London.

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