Cyient JV bags Indian Army order to supply SpyLite mini UAV systems
Cyient Solutions & Systems Pvt. Ltd has bagged order from Indian Army to supply SpyLite mini UAV (unmanned aerial vehicle) systems for high altitude aerial surveillance. Cyient Solutions & Systems Pvt. Ltd is joint venture between IT firm Cyient and BlueBird Aero Systems of Israel
SpyLite mini UAV
SpyLite is an advanced, combat-proven, electric fully autonomous mini unmanned aerial system. It is optimized to offer covert, extended range real-time visual intelligence. It is fully autonomous system from launch to accurate parachute recovery. It has capability to deliver enhanced reliability even in severe weather conditions, assuring long endurance and high operational availability.
SpyLite has endurance of 4-5 hours and maximum flight ceiling of 30,000 feet, which makes it ideal for supporting Indian Army operations along border with China as well as on Siachen glacier. Using high-end payloads, it can deliver high-quality day and night videos. It also has low visual and acoustic signature which gives it edge to conduct covert operations.
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