Indian Defense Forces are ready to buy 97 ‘Made-in-India’ drones for surveillance on China and Pakistan borders. After the decision to purchase 31 Predator drones from the US, India is now moving towards purchasing 97 highly capable drones under the ‘Make-in-India’ project. Government sources told ANI, “The defense forces jointly conducted a scientific study. After this it was decided that 97 medium altitude drones would be required to keep an eye on both land and sea.
According to information received from media reports, Indian Air Force These drones are going to be purchased at a cost of more than Rs 10 thousand crores. It will have the maximum number of unmanned aerial vehicles which will be able to fly continuously for 30 hours.
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Cost more than Rs 10 thousand crores
Let us tell you that these drones, which will be purchased at a cost of more than ten thousand crores, will be different from the more than 46 Heron UAVs that have been included in the fleets of the three armies in the last few years. According to the information, old drones are being jointly upgraded by Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (HAL) and original equipment manufacturers through ‘Make-in-India’.
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Decision to buy 31 Predator drones
Its special thing is that this drone will have to increase its capabilities within the country by using more than 60 percent Indian material. According to media reports, India has recently decided to purchase 31 Predator drones. This drone belongs to high altitude long endurance category. Mostly they will be used to monitor vast areas of India.
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