Category: Defence

India’s First ‘Smart Fence’ Pilot Project Inaugurated

Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh inaugurated two “smart” border fencing pilot projects under the Comprehensive Integrated Border Management System (CIBMS) programme at Jammu’s International Border (IB). These two pilot projects under CIBMS will go a long way in strengthening border security infrastructure. The project is touted to be the government’s important measure in border security.

Coast Guard commissions patrol vessel Vijaya

Indian Coast Guard Ship Vijaya, the second in the series of 98 m offshore patrol vessels (OPVs), was commissioned by Defence Secretary Sanjay Mitra in the presence of Rajendra Singh, Director-General, Indian Coast Guard, in Chennai. Designed and built indigenously by Larsen & Toubro, the OPV is fitted with advanced technology navigation and communication equipment

EyeROV TUNA: India’s first underwater robotic drone handed over to NPOL

India’s first underwater robotic drone which can send real-time videos of ships and other underwater structures to help with their repair and maintenance, was launched on September 14, 2018 and handed over to the Naval Physical and Oceanographic Laboratory (NPOL) of DRDO. The first commercial Remotely Operated Vehicle (ROV)/underwater drone, named EyeROV TUNA, was developed