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    Indian Army officer develops 'microcopter' for tracking militants inside buildings

     



    NEW DELHI- An Indian Army officer has indigenously developed a ‘microcopter’ which can be used by the Army to carry out surveillance inside a building or room in which militants are hiding.


    The microcopter has been developed by Lieutenant Colonel GYK Reddy.


    The trials of the microcomputer have been successfully carried out by a Para Special Forces battalion in Jammu and Kashmir and further improvements are being carried out on the micro drone.


    Indian Army has signed a contract for acquiring the Switch drone for surveillance along the borders. The vertical take-off and landing drone has the capability to fly for two hours at a maximum altitude of 4,500 metres, according to Mohit Bansal, Idea Forge. The firm had also developed the Netra drone a few years ago with DRDO.


    These were displayed at an event to showcase the internal innovation by the Indian army in Delhi. (ANI)

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