IAF’s Rs 80 crore worth UAV crashes


A Heron Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV) of the Indian Air Force, used for surveillance, crashed on Wednesday on the outskirts of a village near Bhuj town in Gujarat’s Kutch district.

“IAF’s Heron UAV which was used for surveillance in the area, crashed near Mankunva village, about 40km from Bhuj town in Kutch,” defence PRO at Ahmedabad, Wing Commander Abhishek Matiman said. The cost of the Heron UAV is approximately Rs 80 crores, the official said.

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Machine Guns vs DRONES

I think the RC planes (they call them target drones) are my favorite part of the shoot at Big Sandy. These tiny planes zip back and forth along the 1/4 mile firing line and are an irresistible target for the shooters.