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Nishant UAV

Country of Origin: India


The Indian Defense Research and Development Organization (DRDO) developed the Nishant as a remotely piloted vehicle (RPV) capable of performing discrete aerial reconnaissance functions and target acquisition for other weapons systems. The project was canceled after a series of crashes.

The Aeronautical Development Establishment (ADE), a subsidiary department of DRDO, supported the program.

Nishant could perform battlefield surveillance and transmit data in real time to a ground...

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