Unmanned Aerial Vehicles

  • Security forces use unmanned aerial vehicles to track Maoists February 16, 2014

    Drones are flying in Bihar to help combat Maoists. Security forces in Bihar's worst Maoist-hit districts are using the unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) to ensure the safety and security of their men in field operations, police officials on Saturday said. "The induction of UAVs will keep an eye on Maoist movements in...
  • Def Min to consider proposals worth Rs 20,000 cr June 21, 2012

    New Delhi: The Defence Ministry will consider proposals worth over Rs 20,000 crore in a meeting on Friday to decide on critical equipment such as air defence missiles for the army. In a meeting of the Defence Acquisition Council (DAC) to be held on Friday, the Ministry is also expected...
  • Eye in the sky: India's indigenous UAV makers May 11, 2011

    New Delhi: Shobhit Niranjan had an offer to join Mentor Graphics for seven lakhs per annum. US based Symantec wanted to recruit Mohit Mundra for nine lakhs per year. Raman Puri had a comfortable job at Hero Honda and a seat at IIM Lucknow. But the 26-year-olds decided to grind their...
  • Unmanned airplane: The last frontier April 7, 2007

    Computers have made it possible for a pilot to concentrate less on flying the plane and more on flying the mission. But what if the plane could also fly the mission? “When you look at flying military airplane and flying in the kind of places we have to today that are...