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It's The Age Of Drones, For Telcos

Being at the frontlines of bringing forth 5G, telcos have the opportunity to be the provider of the required connectivity for drone operations Beyond Visual Line of Sight (BVLOS)

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Use Of Drones In India: Unlimited Sky

As more people and businesses realise the need for drones for efficiency and functioning, even sky is not the limit for these Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAV) as the drone industry is expected to lead us to a new era of economic growth by creating employment opportunities on a large scale

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DRDO’s Rustom II UAV Has Reached The Target Altitude Of 28,000 ft; No Need to Import ISR Drones: G Satheesh Reddy

In its new avatar, with structural changes and thrust on accountability, DRDO strives to push the boundaries. G Satheesh Reddy, Secretary DDR&D and Chairman DRDO has been responsible for much of the changes lately. In an exclusive interaction, Dr Reddy speaks with Manish Kumar Jha of BW Businessworld on the wide range of technological breakthroughs and innovations which are taking place in DRDO’s laboratories spread across India. He makes major announcement on critical technologies, including aero-engine for AMCA, Rustom II, ATAGS, Light tank, Hypersonic system and Quantum breakthroughs.

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We Are Hopeful Of Not Only ATAGS To Be Inducted But Garuda And Light Weapon Also—Baba Kalyani, CMD Bharat Forge

Kalyani Strategic Systems, the defence arm of Bharat Forge is aiming to be the leading Indian OEM of the world in Defence & Aerospace. KSSL is developing an entire range of field Artillery for Army: Bharat 52/ 45, Garuda 105 and ATAGS with DRDO. Fact that in decades, Indian Army could only acquire M777 howitzer into its Artillery, reflects how heavy our defence import has been — a dereliction in addressing the huge technological gaps. In an exclusive interaction, Baba Kalyani speaks with Manish Kumar Jha of BW Businessworld on his boldest steps and efforts, where he is striving to build indigenous capabilities for Indian Armed Forces. He also puts forth his vision for the critical advance technology in the areas of complex materials and structure for the engine & propulsion system.

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Drones: An Economical Vision Beyond Technology For India

This product is a revolutionary one, and not limited to capturing aerial footage for young travelers. We are tapping into the potential usage of drones in a broad spectrum. In other words, drones are simplifying day-to-day tasks, minimizing human effort at a reduced operational cost.

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We Are Focusing On ‘Buy Global, Make in India’ Policy; Will Strive To Complete All Processes Within Two Years-- Defence Secretary, Ajay Kumar

Defence Secretary Ajay Kumar has been driving policies and reforms in aerospace and defence to transform what is potentially marked as the most promising areas for industrial growth. In an exclusive interaction with Manish Kumar Jha of BW Businessworld, the Defence Secretary outlines his key policy direction, that is, ‘Make in India’ in Defence. He talks about the major acquisition plans and strategic partnerships on crucial projects – 75I submarine, AK 203-joint production line, light tank and the critical aero-engine technology. He also clarifies the key policy aspects on offset and FDI in defence and is forthcoming about the need to create a more level-playing field, testing labs, certification processes and systems for other players.

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Drones Will Soon Be Enabled With Automatic 'On/Off Switches', Says Scindia

Participating in a virtual Q&A live chat session on the drone industry, the minister also said that there will be a registry for drones.

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RattanIndia Enterprises: A New Player In The Drone Business

"We are thrilled with the launch of our drones business in NeoSky. I am sure NeoSky will usher in a new era of aerial industry applications with its cutting edge drones platform," said Anjali Rattan, business chairperson of RattanIndia Enterprises.

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Welcome Government’s Decision: NASSCOM On Drone Rules 2021

"The rules will usher new growth opportunities and will improve ease of doing business," the trade body said

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Udaan, Throttle Aerospace Systems Complete Trial-Run For Drone Delivery Of Medicines

The pilot was led by (TAS) and Udaan under the supervision of the Director-General of Civil Aviation (DGCA), a statement said.

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Time To Step Up Defence Innovation & Modernization; Services Must Be The Primary Driving Force Behind All Defence R&D

Modernization is an inescapable and inexorable need of the defence forces in India. The thrust on technology and innovation is an imperative for both the establishment and industry. Instead of adopting a lead role in technological innovation in drone and anti- drone capability by virtue of the available expertise in IT, the country scrambled to hastily acquire even basic equipment. In the face of each crisis, the Armed Forces end up looking far and beyond and yet again initiate a complex cycle of procurement with Original Equipment Manufacturers (OEM), mostly foreign. What is the way out then? The Indian Armed Forces must step into the role of the soldiers- scientist, taking ownership of the weaponry and technology that they depend on, to defend our country, writes Manish Kumar Jha.

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Trentar To Invest Rs 100 Cr For Drone Manufacturing; Appoints Dhruv Arora As CEO

Dorf Ketal established Trentar in May to concentrate on the new-age technologies like drone-based services and software, artificial intelligence, robotics, etc.

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Integrated Theatre Commands Considered A Necessity Since Kargil War And Will Gradually Unfold Over The Years: Indian Army Chief Gen M.M. Naravene

Army Chief General Manoj Mukund Naravane speaks exclusively with BW Businessworld’s Manish Kumar Jha on the Indian Army’s steady march into the next era. The Indian Army is one of the world’s finest institutions hallmarked by its strength, historical glory and impeccable peace-keeping record. The institution has needed far reaching reforms in the new century in its continuing quest for modernization. Gen Naravane speaks on a range of topics including Integrated Theatre Commands, artillery modernization, the LAC Standoff with China, military equipment and new tech such as anti-drone capability, the OFB, defence industry, the procurement process, J&K and the situation in Afghanistan and his initiative to have an independent human rights cell within IA--its unique and humane nature. Excerpts:

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Indian Navy Prohibits Flying Of Drones Within 3 Kms Of Its Assets

The government authorities said the use of a drone to carry out a terrorist attack marked the beginning of a new security threat for the country.

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Security personnel deployed at strategic locations amid 'chakka jam' by farmers: Delhi Police

Security personnel deployed at strategic locations amid 'chakka jam' by farmers: Delhi Police

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