PUNE: The Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) on Friday said the Rustom-2 drone would be ready for use in two years. India’s Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) conducted the first flight of a prototype of Rustom-II (Tapas ) medium-altitude. India’s Defence Research and Development Organisation successfully completed the test flight of its Rustom 2 drone at the Aeronautical Test.

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What is Rustom 2 drone?

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Not to be confused with Rostam. This will alert our moderators to take rusfom Name Reason for reporting: The Rustom-I will operate at altitudes of up to 26, feet while the Rustom-H will operate closer to 35, feet.

On paper, the Rustom II manages an impressive 35 hours of operational flying time. This is because of the fact that the chosen PADP will also have drso financial stake in the Rustom project. Graph average of Retrieved 9 March Due to misjudgment of altitude of the flight, the on-board engine was switched off through ground command which made the on-board thrust developed to go to zero.

Sorry, rusgom blog cannot share posts by email. In this partnership was scrapped to create opportunities for other industry players in local defense and aerospace. Defence Research and Development Organisation. This entry’s maximum listed speed mph. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. DRDO will follow a practice of concurrent engineering where initial design efforts also take into rutom production issues, with the production agency participating in the development of the system right from the design stage.


The payload limit is listed at lbs while the empty airframe weighs 1,lbs. The agency will also follow up issues related to infrastructure and expertise drdk the product and its support, thereby overcoming time delays in crucial projects. NIFTY 50 10, 2. Power is served through an American Lycoming O series 4-cylinder engine of horsepower.

Mahalingam Keshav Dattatreya Nayak. The second “maiden” flight took place on 15 Oct Tejas Advanced Medium Combat Aircraft. Post was not sent – check your email addresses! Vertical fins are set at the main wing tips.

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Good quality pictures were received from the camera in gimbal payload assembly. Rustom 2 is being developed on the lines of predator drones of the US to carry out surveillance and reconnaissance ISR roles for the armed forces with an endurance of 24 hours, officials said. Choose your reason below and click on the Report button.

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The UAV will have structural changes and a new engine. Electronic warfare Samyukta Tarang.

Helina BrahMos Air launched Variant. More trouble roiled the Rustom II program ruztom when lack of access to critical components, like engines and sensors, delayed its flight testing.

DRDO Rustom (Warrior) Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV) – India

Origins of the program date back to rusttom undertaken in the s and s which have since resulted in a flyable prototype achieving first flight on November 11th, It is capable of carrying different combination of payloads including synthetic aperture radar, electronic intelligence systems and situational awareness systems. The tail unit is of a conventional “T” shape with its high-mounted horizontal tailplane.

The Rustom II uses tricycle pattern retractable landing gear, although the frontal gear drrdo inconveniently close to the FLIR camera.