RUSTOM-II Successfully Carried Out Autonomous Take-Off & Landing Trials

In a boost to Atmanirbhar Bharat and Make In India initiative indigenous MALE UAV Rustom II developed by DRDO, Carried out trials of its critical technologies of Autonomous Take-Off and Landing (ATOL) at Bengaluru. Its navigation was done using Gagan satellites via the UAVs onboard SATCOM. A video of trials is also released by DRDO recently.

Rustom-2, India’s medium-altitude long-endurance drone being developed by the Defence Research and Development Organisation. An interesting part of its recent trials is that its Navigation was done by using GAGAN Satellite System. GAGAN is an acronym for GPS Aided GEO Augmented Navigation. It is a Space-Based Augmentation  System (SBAS) jointly developed by ISRO and AAI to provide the best possible navigational services over the Indian FIR (Flight Information Region) with the capability of expanding to neighboring FIRs.



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  1. It has to develop antidrone system at the earliest and the same robotics system must develop. All war would be on artificial intelligence only.
    Sometimes it don’t understand that india has developed the most critical cryonics engine then why not fighter jet engine.
    Cyber security must be tighten in order to 100 pecent stop important information leakage several times.

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