India preparing to deal with low intensity conflict
Bangalore: Defence Research and Development
Organisation today said unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) will
play a key role in dealing with low intensity conflicts
abetted by both internal elements and unfriendly neighbours.
"Our (India`s) great neighbours not being really friendly
be it in the west (Pakistan) or in the north-east (China)," P
S Krishnan, Director of Aeronautical Development Establishment
(ADE), a lab under DRDO, said.
In addition, he also touched upon internal challenges such
as insurgency, militancy and naxal activities in parts of the
state, all of which are grouped together as low intensity
He was speaking at the 23rd national convention of
aerospace engineers here.
Krishnan said one of the Chief Controllers of the DRDO had
been specifically asked to look at low intensity conflicts and
what solutions he can give.
"Obviously UAVs are going to play a very important role,"
ADE is the only lab in India which looks at the full
spectrum of UAVs. The focus is also on "Nishant surveillance
and reconnaissance UAV" developed by India to counter low
intensity conflicts, Krishnan said.
UAVs also play a key role in disaster and flood
management, he said.
More from India
More from World
More from Sports
More from Entertaiment
- Jamaat-e-Islami chief announces Rs 100 cr reward for PM Modi's arrest
- DNA: Captain Saurabh Kalia's torture at the hands of Pakistani Army
- India's second deadliest heatwave kills more than 2000 people
- DNA: Govt tests Maggi noodle samples from all states
- Zee Media exclusive interview with victim of Uber molestation
- Assam Board (seba.net.in & resultsassam.nic.in): SEBA HSLC / AHM class 10th Results 2015 to be announced today
- Anti-minority remarks by Sangh Parivar leaders 'uncalled for': Narendra Modi
- Was asked to call Sunanda Pushkar’s death `natural`: AIIMS doctor
- From being the ‘Dabangg’ girl to ‘Akira’ - Sonakshi Sinha’s journey so far
- China ship carrying 458 on board sinks in Yangtze River: Five dead, hundreds missing