Drishti 10 Starliner
In a significant leap forward in bolstering the maritime capabilities of the Indian Navy, Chief of Naval Staff Admiral R Hari Kumar unveiled the state-of-the-art Drishti 10 Starliner drone during a ceremony at the Adani Aerospace Park in Hyderabad on Wednesday. This Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV) has been meticulously designed to meet the specific requirements of the Navy, marking a crucial milestone in India’s pursuit of self-sufficiency in Intelligence, Surveillance, and Reconnaissance (ISR) technology.
Admiral Hari Kumar, speaking at the event, highlighted the pivotal role that the Drishti drone would play in augmenting the surveillance capabilities of the Indian Navy. The drone, developed with precision and innovation, is expected to significantly enhance the nation’s prowess in maritime waters and strengthen its dominance in ISR operations.
The Adani Group, a key player in India’s private defense sector, has undertaken the responsibility of manufacturing and operating the Drishti 10 Starliner. This move marks a historic milestone as the Adani Group establishes itself as the first private manufacturing company in the defense sector, contributing to small arms manufacturing in Hyderabad.
In a statement, the Adani Group emphasized its commitment to adhering to international standards in both manufacturing and maintenance of drones. Furthermore, the conglomerate revealed its ambitious plans to develop a cutting-edge counter-drone system, showcasing its dedication to advancing defense technology in the country.
The Drishti drone boasts exceptional features that set it apart from its counterparts. With an impressive endurance of 36 hours in the air, it can efficiently conduct prolonged surveillance missions. The drone is designed to carry a substantial payload of up to 450 kg, providing the Indian Navy with enhanced operational flexibility. Notably, the Drishti drone is engineered to withstand the challenging weather conditions prevalent in maritime environments, ensuring its reliability in various scenarios.
The introduction of the Drishti 10 Starliner marks a crucial step forward in India’s quest for technological self-sufficiency and underscores the nation’s commitment to maintaining a strong and technologically advanced naval presence in the region. The Adani Group’s involvement in the project further solidifies the collaboration between the private sector and the Indian defense establishment, propelling the nation toward greater self-reliance in defense technology.Crime Today News | Hyderabad
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