The Indian Air Force (IAF) and Drone Federation of India are co-hosting Bharat Drone Shakti – 2023. The event will take place at the Indian Air Force airbase in Hindan Ghaziabad, Uttar Pradesh from the 25th September 2023.
- The usage of drones in India is increasing in both military and civil domains.
- Bharat Drone Shakti will be a two-day event featuring over 50 live aerial demonstrations.
- Various types of drones, including survey drones, agriculture drones, fire suppression drones, and tactical surveillance drones, will be showcased.
- The event will involve participation from more than 75 drone start-ups and corporates.
- Expected attendance includes around five thousand attendees, including representatives from the central government, state departments, public and private industries, armed forces, paramilitary forces, and representatives from friendly countries.
- The event aims to boost India’s commitment to becoming a global drone hub by 2030.
Q.: Who is co-hosting the Bharat Drone Shakti – 2023 event with Drone Federation of India?
a) Indian Army
b) Indian Air Force (IAF)
c) Indian Navy
d) Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO)
Ans : b) Indian Air Force (IAF)