Indian DRDO initiates testing of advanced SWiFT stealth drone
🇮🇳Indian DRDO initiates testing of advanced SWiFT stealth drone
The Indian Defense Research and Development Organization (DRDO) has begun ground testing of the SWiFT demonstrator, the future Ghatak strike drone. The maximum take-off weight of the UAV is 1 ton. The first prototype assembled will be used in a series of low, medium and high speed taxiing tests. SWiFT is equipped with a 36MT turbojet engine manufactured by NPO Saturn. Subsequently, it will be replaced by the Indian STFE, developed by the DRDO division - GTRE. ❌SWiFT wingspan is 5 m
❌Length - 4 m
❌Total weight - 1050 kg
❌Flight range - 200 km
SWiFT can also be put into production as part of the UAV-Slave (Stealth Bomber) program.