A full scale version is already built and currently undergoing radar cross section testing.
Yes, but autonous systems (take off, landing, loitering) are better tested on scale model. In case of crashes (not unlikely with new software), it's easier to move on
India more laughable!Rustam 2 UCAV just completed a 8 hr test flight in SATCOM mode. Is to be tested on 24 hours endurance mission by the year end.
You are importing Chinese drones, in semi knocked down kits, assembling them, painting a Pakistani flag on them, rechristening them with a Arabic name and calling them indigenously developed drones.
And that is much worse.
India cannot even make their own bullets and shells for the artillery that they bought from other countriesDoes anyone here seriously think a country that cannot even develop basic weapons systems like towed artillery, firearms, or even cruise missiles is capable of producing stealthy drones? Give me a break. And of course this crappy article talks about the AMCA ... I can guarantee everyone on this forum will have already long passed away and probably their offspring too before the AMCA or any domestic Indian stealth fighter project ever comes to fruition.
The The Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) on Monday launched the 800-km range Nirbhay cruise missile from Odisha’s test facility into the Bay of Bengal but decided to abort the trial a few minutes later...defence.pk