Now BSF has 'spy fidayeen bomb' vehicle to blow up militants
New Delhi: The BSF has developed a 'spy
fidayeen bomb' vehicle which can stealthily enter into enemy
territory for surveillance and explode itself to eliminate a
The force's technical wing has developed a battery
operated, four-wheel-enabled vehicle which has a night vision
camera and a cavity to carry an explosive to neutralise the
"The apparatus can be operated by a remote control at a
distance of 200 metre. It has a video camera attached to it
for receiving visuals and can function at night also," BSF
Inspector Rajendra Prasad said.
The device, costing Rs 20,000 has been developed by the
Assam-Meghalaya frontier of the force and the functioning of
the apparatus was also demonstrated to BSF Director General
Raman Srivastava during an exhibition here.
The orange coloured four-wheeler's signals can be
received on a screen by the handler outside an enemy hideout
and can be used by troops in operations, Prasad, whose team
developed the device, said.
The para-military force has got a full-fledged technical
wing which takes up research and development of such gadgets
and devices which are useful for the force in it's operational
Other units of the force have also developed equipments
like low-cost battery chargers, electronic tracker for stolen
weapons and wireless extension for POLNET among others. The
force recently got a patent on an Jammer device for IEDs.