Pakistan has Introduced another Drone

A private Pakistani company, which designed and produced the country’s first drone called ‘Buraq’, has now come up with an even advanced drone aircraft technology, which can remain in the air for up to 15-hours and be utilised for surveillance of development projects among other uses.

“The best civilian application of the long range aerial surveillance aircraft {Arrow} is that it is capable of monitoring and making secure trade via the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC),” said Raja Sabri Khan, Chief Executive at Integrated Dynamics.

The aircraft, which can be operated via remote control, has been put on display at the defence weapons exhibition, IDEAS 2016, which is to get under way on Tuesday (today).

Sabri said the surveillance system can be operated via remote in the range of 250 kilometers (or 150 miles). “If you operate it on a satellite system then its range becomes unlimited. You can operate it in any part of the world while sitting in Karachi,” he said.

He said the unique feature of the aircraft is that it can fly non-stop for up to 15 hours. “The feature is not available in any other such system at this economic cost … its price is not more than a valued 4X4 jeep,” he said.

It can be used to pinpoint leakages of oil and gas from long-laid pipelines like the  ones managed by Pakistan Petroleum Limited, Sui Southern Gas Company and Sui Northern Gas Pipeline Limited. At the same time, it can be used to monitor and secure sensitive sites.

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