Solar Industries to supply UAV 'Nagastra' to Indian Army

Updated: Apr 21 2023 2:45PM

Nagpur, Apr 21 (PTI) Solar Industries Nagpur on Friday said it has bagged an order to supply unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) 'Nagastra' to the Indian Army, beating competitors from Israel and Poland.

A Solar Industries official said with government's initiative to bring Atmanirbharta in ammunition and defence systems, the first indigenous Loiter Munition (LM), Nagastra–1, has been designed and developed by Economics Explosives Ltd (EEL), a 100 per cent subsidiary of Solar Industries Nagpur, in association with Z-Motion, Bangalore.

A model of 'Nagastra -1' loitering munition was recently displayed in the Army Commanders conference held in New Delhi.