Indian Army signs $20-million contract with ideaForge
Part of: GS Prelims and GS-III – Defence and Security
- The Indian Army has signed a $20-million contract with ideaForge to procure undisclosed quantities of a high-altitude variant of SWITCH UAV.
- ideaForge is a player in unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) technology.
Important value additions
- SWITCH UAV is an indigenous system built to cater to the most demanding surveillance operations of the Indian forces.
- This fixed-wing vertical take-off and landing UAV can be deployed at high altitudes and under harsh environments for day and night surveillance.