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Ministry of Defence07-December, 2006 16:34 IST
|Development of ROV by DRDO|
The Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO), Pune has developed a Remotely Operated Vehicle (ROV) which is designed with robotic functions for handling / defusing Improvised Explosive Device (IED). Research and Development Establishment (Engineers), Pune, an establishment of DRDO has developed ROV for Indian Army.
This robot has undergone trial test and is to be inducted in Army. User Assisted Technical Trials with the help of Army have been completed. User trials are likely to be conducted shortly by Army. The decision for induction of the equipment will be taken by the Army after successful completion of the user trials.
This information was given by the Defence Minister Shri AK Antony in a written reply to Shri Bapu Hari Chaure in Lok Sabha today.
SKS / RAJ
(Release ID :22955)