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SGA2012: DRDOâ??s long UAS slog continues

15th February 2012 - 01:00 GMT | by Beth Stevenson in Singapore


The Indian Defence Research & Development Organisation (DRDO) is advancing with the development of its own unmanned systems as it continues to test its platforms and awaits their integration into the armed forces.

B Mahalingham, Scientist and TSO to the Director at the DRDO, told Shephard that three systems are currently at production level but are yet to be integrated within the Indian armed forces’ fleet

The DRDO is leveraging off its success with the Rustom MALE UAV test bed to develop the second configuration of the system. This, it hopes, will lead to production and integration across the three

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Beth Stevenson


Beth Stevenson

Beth is a former senior reporter for Digital Battlespace and Unmanned Vehicles magazines. Beth graduated …

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