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  • 12 January, 2024

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DRDO anti-drone technology

With rising use of drones, DRDO develops own counter technology.

Indigenous - The DRDO is developing an indigenous counter-drone technology, which is capable of counter-attacks including detection, soft kill and hard kill of all types of drones.

  • The counter-drone system is ready for production and is already demonstrated to armed services and other internal security agencies.

Technology - The technology is transferred to Bharat Electronics Limited, Bengaluru, who is the production agency for the system.

  • In addition, Transfer of Technology is given to four more Indian firms for production of anti-drone systems.

TAPAS - The Medium Altitude Long Endurance (MALE) unmanned aerial vehicle TAPAS was developed for ISTAR (Intelligence in Surveillance, Reconnaissance and Target Acquisition).

Battery - Lithium Ion-based battery with indigenous battery management system has been developed by the DRDO in association with a private vendor and is being used on Tapas UAV.

TAPAS is currently only in developmental stage.


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