Indian armed forces to revive ‘Project Cheetah’ amid tensions with China

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News: Indian armed forces have reportedly decided to revive Project Cheetah amid border tensions with China.

Facts:

  • Project Cheetah: The project involves arming Heron unmanned aerial vehicles(UAV) with laser-guided bombs, precision-guided munitions and anti-tank missiles for keeping an eye on enemy locations and stations and taking them out if required.

Additional Facts:

  • Heron: It is a Medium Altitude Long Endurance(MALE) unmanned aerial system(UAS) developed by Israel Aerospace Industries.