December 22, 2015

India has asked to buy 100 advanced Reaper and Avenger armed unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) from General Atomics Aeronautical Systems Inc. in Poway, Calif.,  worth headerimage.img$2 billion to bolster its arsenal amid recurring incursions by Chinese troops.

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India has sought 100 latest unmanned aerial vehicles from the US, both armed and surveillance versions, worth $2 billion to bolster its arsenal amid recurring incursions by Chinese troops.
Industry sources familiar with New Delhi’s interest and ongoing talks between the two governments, said India had requested for the latest Avenger drones, which is basically an unmanned combat air vehicle, and is mainly being sought with an eye on China.

It has also sought Predator XP category which is a surveillance version for internal security issues and terrorist threats.

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