Railways to deploy ‘Ninja UAVs’ for surveillance

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Facts:

  • Ninja: It is a drone or unmanned aerial vehicle(UAV) procured by the Indian Railways to monitor its assets, ensure safety for passengers and aid the deployed security personnel.

Additional Facts:

  • Drones or unmanned aerial vehicle(UAV): It is an unmanned aircraft piloted from a remote pilot station.
  • Drone Innovators Network(DIN): It was formed in 2018 at the World Economic Forum in Davos,Switzerland.
    • Purpose: It is a community of progressive governments, supported by industry and other key stakeholders who are accelerating the adoption of drones with progressive regulatory approaches.