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Friday, April 23, 2010

Nishant undergoes confirmatory trials at Pokhran

 Four Nishants from the LSP block are undergoing confirmatory trials at Pokhran. Photos: DRDO

By Anantha Krishnan M.
Aviation Week

India’s Nishant UAV is undergoing crucial confirmatory user trials at Pokhran. The trials began April 20 and will last for one more week. A senior official overseeing the program at DRDO headquarters in New Delhi confirmed to Aviation Week that the UAV’s confirmatory trials are crucial for the Indian Army. Senior scientists and engineers from DRDO and the India Army are witnessing the flights. During the last trials, the Army wanted to improve some features which are being tested during the current trials. Two flights have been completed and four more are planned in the coming days, the official said.

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