PUNE: The Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) on Friday said the Rustom-2 drone would be ready for use in two years. India’s Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) conducted the first flight of a prototype of Rustom-II (Tapas ) medium-altitude. India’s Defence Research and Development Organisation successfully completed the test flight of its Rustom 2 drone at the Aeronautical Test.

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In this partnership was scrapped to create opportunities for other industry players in local defense and aerospace. India’s premier defence research institute DRDO today carried out “successful” test flight of its Rustom 2 drone, a medium-altitude long-endurance unmanned aerial vehicle UAVat Chalakere in Karnataka’s Chitradurga district.

At present, the Rustom II has just finished its pre-flight trials in early Graph average of Drag according to your convenience.

Sivathanu Pillai W Selvamurthy V. It sports drd three-legged, fixed undercarriage, rear-mounted main wing appendages and a canard wing assembly at front.

The agency will also follow up issues related to infrastructure and expertise for the product and its support, thereby overcoming time delays in crucial projects. Exactly how Rustom II carries, flies, and launches its weapons have yet to be determined. Good quality pictures were received from the camera in gimbal payload assembly.

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DRDO Rustom

Discuss Proposed since February Rustom 2 is being developed on the lines of predator drones of the US to carry out surveillance and reconnaissance ISR roles for the armed forces with an endurance of 24 hours, officials said. With two horsepower engines—sources claim Russian or European origin—the Rustom II soars to a maximum ceiling rkstom 35, feet, with mission altitude at 40, ft. My Saved Articles Sign in Sign up. Aatre Raja Ramanna V.

Choose your reason below and click on the Report button. But rhstom potential as an armed UAV is beyond doubt.

ddro Read more on Army. Despite being one of the largest if not THE largest customer of military purchases in the world, the Indian military-industrial complex has been hard at work at developing internal solutions to promote a more self-reliant Indian military inventory.

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Helina BrahMos Air launched Variant. Retrieved 10 February As of this writing Decemberthe Rustom is in active development. Company Corporate Trends Deals.

Retrieved 9 March The UAV has an endurance of 24 hours and is similar to the American predator series of drones. This entry’s maximum listed speed mph. This was the first flight of the UAV in user configuration with higher power engine.

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Sorry, your blog cannot share posts by email. The range of advanced technologies and systems include the following: This will alert our moderators to take action. Avionics and mission equipment are housed within the forward section of the fuselage. Get instant notifications from Economic Times Allow Not now You can rstom off notifications anytime using browser settings.

There will be three variants of the Rustom UAV. Home Arms Shows Intelligence About. Retrieved from ddrdo https: The payload limit is listed at lbs while the empty airframe weighs 1,lbs.

Foul language Slanderous Inciting hatred against a certain community Others. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Mahalingam Keshav Dattatreya Nayak. The payload limit is lbs with an empty airframe weight of 4,lbs while power is served through 2 x Russian NPO-Saturn 36MT series turboprop engines fitted under the wings in nacelles, these engines developing horsepower each while driving three-bladed propellers.