DRDO in a significant advancement to the Indian Army amid boundary dispute with China, has provided its indigenously-developed drone named ‘Bharat’ to carry out accurate surveillance in high altitude areas and mountainous terrain.
” The Indian Army requires drones for accurate surveillance in the ongoing dispute in the Eastern Ladakh area. For this requirement, the DRDO has provided the Bharat drones to it,” defence sources told ANI.
A Chandigarh-based laboratory of the Defence Research and Development Organisation has developed the Bharat drones.
The Bharat series of the drones can be listed among ” World’s most agile and lightest Surveillance drone. Indigenously developed by the DRDO.”
The drone can survive in extreme cold weather temperatures and is being developed further for harsher weather. It provides real-time video transmission during the complete missions and with very advanced night vision capabilities, it can detect humans hidden in deep forests, reported ANI.