Survey of India orders Trinity+ UAVs
Ansari Precision Instruments (API)-Roter Group, in partnership with Germany’s Quantum Systems, has received a $3 million order from Survey of India to provide Trinity+ survey grade hybrid UAVs.
Survey of India provides user focused, quality geospatial data, information and intelligence for meeting the needs of national security, sustainable national development and new information markets.The Trinity+ UAVs will initially be deployed in three states. The UAV will be customised as per the customer’s needs and equipped with additional features including PPK, navigation lights and GSM tracking. The UAV will also be equipped with ADS-B technology for detect and avoid functionality as well as for airspace awareness and air traffic control (ATC) compatibility.
The first delivery is expected at the end of March 2019.
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