DRDO displays India’s first indigenously developed machine pistol
DRDO and the Indian Army jointly developed India’s first indigenous machine pistol ASMI. It was displayed at the Indian Army’s innovation display event. An Indian Army officer has indigenously developed a ‘microcopter’ which can be used by the Army to carry out surveillance inside a building or room in which terrorists are hiding. Indian Army also signed a contract for acquiring the Switch drone for surveillance along the borders.
Indian Army’s Major Anoop Mishra has also indigenously developed the world’s first universal bulletproof jacket ‘Shakti’ which can be used by both male and female combatants. The jacket is also the world’s first flexible body armour.