Up to date: Jan 24, 2023 21:33 IST
New Delhi [India], January 24 (ANI): In a bid to induct hi-tech tools in its stock, the Indian Military has issued tenders to purchase 100 robotic mules to hold masses and 48 jet pack fits which might allow troops to ‘fly’ at speeds of greater than 50 kms per hour and perform their duties.
The acquisitions are deliberate to be executed beneath the quick monitor procedures and have been issued beneath the emergency powers given by the federal government to the forces for tackling the scenario on the China border.
“The tenders for getting 100 robotic mules and 48 jet pack fits have been issued individually. The procurement could be executed beneath emergency provisions and fast-track procedures. The merchandise must be constructed and provided to the forces beneath Make in India provisions,” Military officers stated.
A Jet pack swimsuit is a turbine-based particular person mobility platform, which might raise a person safely from the floor in numerous terrain.
Military has specified that the swimsuit should present controls for the secure ascent, secure descent, take-off and touchdown and motion in all instructions.
The robotic mules are speculated to work at heights as much as 10,000 ft altitude. They’re required to be quadripedal robots (with four-legged) able to autonomous motion throughout varied terrain, self-recovery functionality and with obstruction avoidance options.
The robotic should be capable of transfer in uneven terrain and in average ascent and descend, the Military tender acknowledged. (ANI)