After ordering the Predator drones on lease, Indian Navy now gets the approval to buy shipborne drones. Indian Govt on Friday, January 1 approves the proposal of Indian Navy to buy shipborne drones, proposal worth Rs 1,300 Crores.
Indian Navy is now going to urgently acquire ten shipborne drones for enhancing its surveillance capabilities in the Indian Ocean Region, for which it has received the government approval.
According to the sources, Govt has given nod to lease 10 top of the line Naval Shipborne unmanned Aerial drones for deployment on Indian Navy's warships.
Recently Indian Navy leased two predator Drones from the United States of America. To boost its surveillance capabilities in the Indian Ocean Region, Indian Navy is now going to urgently acquire 10 shipborne drones, News Agency ANI reported.
Indian Navy will buy 10 Naval Shipborne Unmanned Aerial Systems for around Rs 1300 Crores. Indian Navy is also working separately on a project to acquire Sea Guardian drones from the US.