Navy confident of positive response for third aircraft carrier as India all set to seal drone pact with US
India has only one aircraft carrier -- INS Vikramaditya which is a Russian origin platform. Indigenously built aircraft carrier (IAC) INS Vikrant is expected to be fully operational by 2022.
If the acquisition is cleared in this meeting, it would be forwarded to the Defence Acquisition Council for final approval by the defence ministry and then it would be for the CCS to give final yes.
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India is home to geographical diversities and drones can be used to deliver essentials to the last mile, he said.
The announcement comes less than a week after the U.S., Britain and Australia announced a new security alliance that will supply Australia with nuclear-powered submarines.
As Telangana begins the new drone delivery pilot programme for Covid-19 vaccines, healthcare giants say last-mile delivery of health services through drones is the future of healthcare.
Telangana's ‘Medicine from the Sky' initiative of using drones to deliver vaccine to launch from tomorrow
The project received the final regulatory nod from the Ministry of Civil Aviation (MoCA) to conduct the operations.
A list has been drawn up of stations which need to declared as ‘No-Fly Zones for Drones’, the source said.
Actor Rana Daggubati, Jaydev Payeng, known as the Forest Man of India, and environmentalist Daripalli Ramaiah would be the brand ambassadors for this effort.
JRDA officials said that they have been directed to conduct drone survey of the fire prone areas and get visual clippings so that actual status of the region could be ascertained.
Drones used in Jammu by terror outfits to carry improvised explosive devices has had the Defence and police guard up and ready to protect vital and defence installations.
Forest department mulls setting up a drone flying and research school near Theni for wider use
Last week, something exciting happened that many missed. India now has a more liberal and less fearful set of rules and regulations that will govern the use of drones
State government plans to plant 50 lakh trees in about 12,000 hectares of land in forests across Telangana under the drone-based afforestation project, 'Hara Bharat.'
Civil aviation minister Jyotiraditya Scindia said the new rules aim to simplify procedures and reducing the compliance burden.