India's DRDO develops system to counter micro and mini UAVs

by Rahul Bedi

Indian Minister of State for Defence Ajay Bhatt confirmed on 28 July that the government-run Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) has developed a system designed to detect, track, and neutralise micro and mini unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs).

Speaking in parliament Bhatt said that the DRDO's ‘Indigenous Drone Technology' will employ ‘soft-' and ‘hard-kill' options, including the capability to jam a UAV's communication systems and then destroy the platform using high-energy lasers or microwave-based directed-energy weapons (DEWs).

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Indian Minister of State for Defence Ajay Bhatt confirmed on 28 July that the government-run Defence...

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