India has been on the back foot in the face of threat posed by Chinese and Pakistani drones from across the borders. But with private companies coming up with solutions, the country is on track to building a cutting edge arsenal. But first, it needs to plug the gaps in the policy on the use of drones and anti-drone systems.
The drone attack on the Indian Air Force station in Jammu in the wee hours of June 27, 2021, which caused minor injuries to two airmen, proved that the threat from unmanned aerial vehicles (UAV) and autonomous weapon systems is a reality in the age of asymmetric warfare. Well over a century after Nikola Tesla developed their predecessor — a radio-controlled boat — drones are no longer limited to Hollywood sci-fi movies but have evolved to be a
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