Indian Army Awards Contract to Johnnette Technologies for Supply of Made-in-India Johnnette JF-2 Tactical, India’s First Crash Resistant Drone
Johnnette Technologies, a leading Indian Unmanned Systems producer headquartered in Noida, has actually protected an agreement from the Indian Army to provide its flagship tactical fixed-wing UAV, the Johnnette JF-2, for border security. The business happily asserts that the JF-2 is India’s very first crash-resistant drone, representing a substantial turning point in the country’s pursuit of self-reliance in defense production.
Founded in 2014 by Lt Cdr John Livingstone, a retired Indian Navy officer, Johnnette Technologies has actually been at the leading edge of establishing innovative unmanned systems innovation for both industrial and military applications in India. The business’s dedication lines up with the ‘Make in India’ effort led by Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi.
Lt Cdr John Livingstone, Founder, and CEO of Johnnette Technologies, revealed his pride in adding to nationwide security: “It is a terrific sensation to be able to serve the country even after retiring from the Defence Forces. My group has actually done extended R&D and have actually developed this tactical fixed-wing UAV, Johnnette JF-2, for the Military requirements. The originality of our light-weight JF-2 is its capability to be crash-resistant in several surfaces due to its strong belly-landing style.”
The Johnnette JF-2 is a hand-launched fixed-wing tactical UAV created particularly for security and reconnaissance operations. Geared up with a high-definition day electronic camera and a thermal imaging electronic camera, the platform is customized for day and night operations. Notable functions consist of a crash-proof avionics bay, anti-jamming, and anti-spoofing abilities, making it a perfect service for land forces. This marks the very first release of a fixed-wing UAV in its class by the Indian Army for border security.
Johnnette Technologies Pvt Ltd., developed in November 2014, has actually been a pioneer in Unmanned Systems Technology in India. The business has actually regularly provided innovative aerospace systems to the paramilitary, industrial, aerospace, and defense sectors, with a main concentrate on unmanned systems innovation. In addition to the Johnnette JF-2, the business likewise produces low-priced loitering munitions (Kamikaze drones) and has enthusiastic strategies to produce Medium Altitude Long Endurance (MALE) Unmanned Combat Aerial Vehicles (UCAVs) in the future.
As India continues to reinforce its native defense abilities, Johnnette Technologies’ ingenious contributions highlight the growing function of domestic companies in satisfying the developing requirements of the militaries.
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