Military Drones Current Affairs, GK & News

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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Exercise Kavach: To be held under Andaman and Nicobar Command

The Indian Army is to conduct a large scale joint military exercise Kavach in the Andaman Sea and Bay of Bengal. The exercise is to be held under the aegis of Andaman and Nicobar Command. About the Exercise The Joint Military Exercise Kavach will involve Indian Navy, Indian Army, Indian Air Force and Indian Coast ..

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Drone Swarming

Recently on Army Day (January 15, 2021), the Indian Army displayed its combat drones that are part of the Swarm Technology. What are Swarm drones? Swarm drones are lightweight drones that carry multiple packages to a single destination at a time.  In simple words, multiple drones are engaged in a single operation.  Here, multiple drones ..

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DRDO Landing Gear System for UAV

The Combat Vehicles Research and Development Establishment operating under DRDO recently developed the Retractable Landing Gear System for Unmanned Aerial Vehicle, TAPAS. These landing gear systems are to be used by the Indian Navy. What are Retractable Landing Gear System? The Retractable Landing Gear System consists of a hydrogas shock strut integrated with wheel and ..

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China Pakistan: Secure CPEC sea route

In order to secure the CPEC sea route, China and Pakistan have signed a deal to build drones with maximum payload of 480 kg, with top speed of 370 km per hour and can fly up to 20 hours. The drones are called Loong II. These drones are similar to the MQ-9 Reaper drones developed ..

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