Sri Lanka's first locally assembled UAS

The Sri Lanka Air Force has embarked on an ambitious Research and Development program to develop an indigenous aviation technology in collaboration with the Moratuwa University.

The project is progressing rapidly under the direct supervision of Air Chief Marshal Roshan Gunethilake and the UoM Vice Chancellor Prof Malik Ranasinghe on the advices of the Secretary of Defence.

Recently, Air Force published some photographs of their latest Unmanned Aerial vehicle (UAV) produced in SLAF on their web. http://www.airforce.lk/news.php?news=340

This is another land mark achievement of the nation in the technological front.

Courtesy: DailyNews

By Gary Mortimer

Founder and Editor of sUAS News | Gary Mortimer has been a commercial balloon pilot for 25 years and also flies full-size helicopters. Prior to that, he made tea and coffee in air traffic control towers across the UK as a member of the Royal Air Force.