‘Silent killers’: Indian Army gets indigenous man-portable suicide drones for precision strikes along Pakistan, China borders

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Indian Army gets new suicide drones! In a lift for India’s defence preparedness, the Indian Army has acquired its first batch of indigenously developed man-portable suicide drones, generally known as Nagastra 1 loitering munition. These new drones are designed to hold out precision strikes on enemy coaching camps, launch pads, and infiltrators, with out placing the lives of troopers in danger.
Designed to be carried by infantry troops on foot, these silent killers have a low acoustic signature and electrical propulsion. According to an ET report by Manu Pubby, these drones are an economical resolution for focusing on comparatively lower-end threats, reminiscent of teams of infiltrating terrorists on the border. The drones additionally characteristic a parachute restoration mechanism, permitting them to be retrieved and reused in case of an aborted mission.
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Similar methods have been extensively utilized in latest conflicts, significantly within the Ukraine-Russia struggle and the Armenia-Azerbaijan skirmishes. The Indian armed forces had beforehand acquired related methods from overseas distributors at a considerably greater price. The Nagastra 1 has an indigenous content material of over 75%, decreasing dependence on overseas sources.
The military procured the drones utilizing its emergency procurement powers, they usually had been delivered inside a 12 months to satisfy pressing necessities on each the Pakistan and China borders. The drones are able to working from excessive altitude areas at excessive temperatures.
Developed fully in India by Economic Explosives Limited (EEL), the Nagastra 1 drones can carry out GPS-enabled precision strikes with an accuracy of two meters and have a variety of practically 30 km.
Given the size of manufacturing and the ensuing price discount, there’s a robust potential for exporting the munition to pleasant overseas nations in search of related options.
The Indian armed forces have been investing in standoff weapons over the previous two years, with a concentrate on procuring all such methods from the home trade and avoiding imports.


Nilesh Desai
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