Hon’ble PM Narendra Modi hands over the ‘SWITCH 1.0 UAV’ drone, indigenously developed by IdeaForge Technology to Vice Chief of Army Staff Lt. Gen. Chandi Prasad Mohanty PVSM AVSM SM VSM at Rashtra Raksha Samarpan Parv in Jhansi.
Approx 240 Units of SWITCH Tactical UAV will be procured by Indian Army.
The SWITCH 1.0 UAV having an endurance of approximately 2 hours will support the Indian Army’s most demanding surveillance operations under harsh environments & high altitudes for day & night surveillance across India’s borders.
Hon’ble PM Narendra Modi also hands over the ‘MR-20’ drone, indigenously developed by Raphe mPhibr Pvt Ltd to Vice Chief of Army Staff, Lt. Gen. Chandi Prasad Mohanty PVSM AVSM SM VSM.
Indian Army will use the MR-20 hexacopter drones having a capacity to ferry loads of up to 20kg ferry food, essential items, emergency medical aid, ammunition and weapons to troops deployed at heights in forwarding areas.