The Indian Navy has invited information
[PDF] to support a potential acquisition of an unspecified number of high-altitude long endurance (HALE) UAVs. The Navy has specified that it wants a platform with at least 25-hours mission endurance, an all up weight of no more than 15-tons, service ceiling of 40,000 feet and cruise speed of 100 knots. The Navy currently uses a small mix of IAI Heron and Searcher MK2 UAVs, and has an ongoing efforts
to acquire shipborne unmanned rotorcraft.
Labels: Aircraft And Helicopters, DEFENCE PROCUREMENTS, Intelligence, Navy, UAV