Aero India 2021: Micro-UAVs – the need of the hour

Author: Neelam Mathews in Delhi | Publication: Shephard Media

India’s Paras Aerospace and Israeli firm SpearUAV signed an MoU at Aero India 2021 on 4 February to customise a 250g tactical micro-UAV – called the Ninox 40 – for Indian military, police and paramilitary forces.

Designed for single-user operation, the cost-effective micro-UAV features an encapsulated UAV and control unit. It is sufficiently lightweight to be incorporated into a soldier’s vest and carried on a person during combat.

Micro-UAVs are seen as essential for internal security and military personnel; an Israeli company is teaming up in India to tap the market.

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