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Army Chief General Naravane Gets A Briefing On The SWITCH Drone; Also Visited HAL Stall

Indian Army Chief General MM Naravane at Aero India gets a briefing on the SWITCH drone from IdeaForge. Also Army Chief visited HAL stall at the ongoing Aero India 2021.

The Drones was from IdeaForge the same firm which on last month bagged a landmark $20 million deal to the company for hundreds of these drones for the Indian Army.

Along with that Army Chief also visited HAL stall gets a briefing on various HAL’s project.

The number of SWITCH drones to be supplied is likely in the hundreds, with each 6.5 kg unmanned air vehicle capable of vertical take-off, conventional flight, 2-hour endurance and surveillance out to 15 km from altitudes of 4,000 meters. Proven across several rounds of trials, and competing against foreign offerings, the Indian SWITCH drones, built-in Bengaluru, will be delivered to the Army very quickly under fast track protocols, with the order completed over the next year. The drones will be deployed on priority to Indian Army troops and special forces units deployed across the friction points of eastern Ladakh.

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