DRDO has developed Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV) – ‘Nishant’ and the same has been inducted in Army.
- Hindustan Aeronautics Ltd. (HAL) has initiated activities for the design, development and manufacture of UAVs.
- UAV are the most advanced systems for obtaining real-time imagery of the ground and is useful in the internal security scenario.
- Presently, CRPF has a holding of 10 Micro-UAVs (NETRA) which have been deployed in LWE affected states, including Chhattisgarh.
- Besides National Technical Research Organisation (NTRO) is also providing their UAV coverage to CRPF for operations in LWE areas.