BSF to test DRDO anti-drone system on border, IED laden UAV shot down in Jammu

By Hindustan times

The Border Security Force (BSF) has asked the Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) to bring the prototype anti-drone system to Jammu and Punjab sectors for testing under real conditions. The anti-drone system was tested successfully under controlled conditions at a DRDO facility before BSF officials and security agencies in Karnataka’s Kolar earlier this month.

The Pakistan-based Islamist and Khalistani terror groups are increasing used unmanned drones to target, drop and supply weapons, explosives and ammunition across the western borders to their terror network within India, particularly in Jammu and Kashmir and Punjab.

While Pakistan based Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) jihadis targeted the Jammu airbase on June 27 with two drones, an IEDs carrying drone was shot down by Jammu and Kashmir police near Gurachak village, eight kilometres within Indian territory, in the Akhnoor-Sunderbani sector on Friday morning.

A drone was shot down near Gurachak village of Jammu and Kashmir.

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