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Indian police announces UAV requirements

9th October 2017 - 00:34 GMT | by Neelam Mathews in Delhi


Addressing border incursions in northern India and an ongoing conflict with home-grown Naxal insurgents in eastern and central areas, the Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF), a department of the Ministry of Home Affairs, simultaneously issued an expression of interest and RfPs for 150 mini-UAVs and 300 micro-UAVs on an urgent basis.

The last day of acceptance for bids covering 25 micro-UAVs is 25 October, this RfP asking for an endurance of 40 minutes and a 4km range.

However, the CRPF also issued an EoI for 275 micro- UAVs with a 60-minute endurance, 5km line of sight and a thermal camera

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Neelam Mathews


Neelam Mathews

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

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