SOURCE: RAUNAK KUNDE / NEWS BEAT / IDRW.ORG
Bharat Earth Movers Limited along with Bengaluru-based CDSpace Robotics Pvt Ltd has unveiled VTOL(vertical take-off and landing) UAV that the company claims can be used for Border Patrol and surveillance to Land-based Maritime ISR, Ship self Defense and offshore security.
VTOL UAV has an MTOW of 50kg and can carry a 5kg payload with an endurance of 6+ hours powered by IC engines. VTOL UAVs have an operational altitude of a sea level of 4000m and come with multi-redundant architecture for the safest flight operations.
BEML officials have told idrw.org that the VTOL UAV has undergone internal flight trials and soon it will be offered to the Indian Armed force for user trials have offered several customizations to meet the requirements of the Indian Armed forces.
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