Muntra, country’s first unmanned tank

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  • Muntra-S is the country’s first tracked unmanned ground vehicle developed for unmanned surveillance missions

  • Muntra-M is for detecting mines

  • Muntra-N is for operation in areas where there is a nuclear radiation or bio weapon risk.

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  • Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) has developed an unmanned, remotely operated tank which has three variants – surveillance, mine detection and reconnaissance in areas with nuclear and bio threats. It is called Muntra.

  • Though developed and tested for the Army by Combat Vehicles Research and Development Establishment (CVRDE) in Avadi, paramilitary has expressed interest to use them at Naxal-hit areas.

  • Muntra-S is the country’s first tracked unmanned ground vehicle developed for unmanned surveillance missions while Muntra-M is for detecting mines and Muntra-N is for operation in areas where there is a nuclear radiation or bio weapon risk.

Source:Times of India