Under emergency procurement, Indian Army buys 100 swarm drones

This contract has been awarded to Newspace Research and Technologies, a Bengaluru-based company

Under emergency procurement, Indian Army buys 100 swarm drones
(Picture for representation only) The Navy shows an artistic depiction of a drone swarm launched from a cargo aircraft. (Source: U.S. Navy)

The Indian Army has partnered with Newspace Research and Technologies, a Bengaluru-based startup, to deliver 100 swarm drones in a $15 million deal under emergency procurement.

Ajay Kumar, Defence Secretary of India tweeted: “Congrats Additional Directorate General of Public Information and New Space. India becomes one of the few countries where the armed forces have domestic swarm drones.”