Drones Current Affairs, GK & News

Ministry of civil aviation notified Liberalized Drone Rules 2021

Union ministry of civil aviation (MoCA) notified the liberalized Drone Rules, 2021, on August 26, 2021. About Liberalized Drone Rules, 2021 These liberalized rules will replace the unmanned aircraft system (UAS) Rules 2021, which was released on March 12, 2021. As per the rules, following approvals have been abolished: Approval for unique authorization number, Approval ..

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IAF to procure 10 Anti-drone systems

Following a drone attack at Indian Air Force (IAF) station in Jammu, Air force has decided to procure 10 anti-drone systems in order to stop such attacks in future across border areas. Key Points Army Force has floated Request for Information (RFI) from Indian vendors for Counter Unarmed Aircraft System (CUAS). Counter Unarmed Aircraft System ..

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Srinagar bans Storage, Sale, Possession, Use and Transport of UAVs

Authorities in Srinagar district have banned storage, sale, possession, use and transport of drones and similar kinds of unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs_ within the territorial jurisdiction of district. What orders were issued? Order asks the authorities to secure aerial space near vital installations and highly populated areas. Thus, it is imperative to discontinue use of ..

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What is Beyond Visual Line of Sight (BVLOS) flights of drones?

The Ministry of Aviation (Government of India) recently allowed twenty entities to conduct Beyond Visual Line of Sight (BLVOS) flights of drones. What is Beyond Visual Line of Sight? It is the distances where the drones and UAVs (Unmanned Aerial Vehicles) operate outside the normal visible range. It is the second stage in the testing ..

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Agri Ministry to use Drones to support PMFBY

The agriculture ministry was allowed to use drones for the purpose of remote sensing data collection under Pradhan Mantri Fasal Bima Yojana (PMFBY). Highlights The conditional permission was granted to use the Remotely Piloted Aircraft System (RPAS) by the Ministry of Civil Aviation and Directorate General of Civil Aviation. The RPAS will be used by ..

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