PM Modi unveils India’s first pilot-less passenger drone Varuna
- Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi unveiled India’s first pilot-less drone that can carry human payloads. The drone is names as Varuna.
- The human carrying pilot-less drone has been designed and developed by Mumbai-based startup Sagar Defence Engineering.
- This drone has been made specifically for the use by the Indian Navy. It can land and take off from moving warships as well.
- Varuna has the capacity to carry one person inside.
- It has a range of 25 kms with a payload of 130 kgs; and around 25-33 minutes of flight time.
Source: Financial Express