DRDO at recently concluded Aero India 2017 showcased its Concept Demonstration vehicle dubbed Tethered Autonomous Multi-Copter Platform (TAMP). Tethered drones, unlike conventional drones, have an unlimited power supply to the aircraft for long endurance flights since there is a physical wire connection to ground or to other fixed power station. was informed by DRDO officials that TAMP can carry a 30kg payload up to 100m up in the air and that it can fly over any moving vehicle increasing the surveillance qualities of the UAV.

TAMP can be used for as High Altitude Platform for radar or can also be used for data communication tower or for surveillance and monitoring. was also informed that TAMP can be also adapted to different areas of the industry for instance by State Police to monitor Traffic flow, security etc.

TAMP will have ability of Autonomous Control, Tracking walls and structures, Follow Me function.Surface Tracking and Operation from Moving Vehicles.

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