IAF’s Mehar Baba Prize, India’s First Competition In Defence Sector: All You Need To Know

The Indian Air Force has announced India’s first competition in the defence sector, the Mehar Baba Prize. In the wake of floods, cyclones and other natural disasters across the country, the IAF is holding a competition for participants to build a swarm of 50 drones to lead Humanitarian Aid and Disaster Relief (HADR) operations. The competition, in line with Make in India, is spread over three phases, from ideation to production.

The IAF will pick up to three winners, each of whom will get Rs 10 lakh in prize money and an opportunity to co-produce a Rs 100 crore order for induction of the drones to the Force.

The competition is divided into three phases. The last date to submit an application to enter the competition is November 14, 2018. If shortlisted, the first phase of the competition is to submit a proposal for a drone prototype by December 18, 2018.  Read More

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