Asteria Aerospace, a full-stack drone technology company, on Monday, January 16, said it has received type certification for its indigenously designed and manufactured A200-XT drone from the Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA).
With this achievement, Asteria said it has become the first company to have two DGCA-certified drones that it can offer to its customers for a variety of applications including law enforcement, industrial security, infrastructure inspections, and agriculture and land surveys.
The A200-XT drone is a versatile drone with payloads that can be quickly swapped between a high-resolution high-zoom day camera, and a night-time thermal camera, a company statement said.
With a compact and portable form factor and a flight time of up to 40 minutes, it can be used for defence and homeland security intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance (ISR) operations as well as industrial security and inspection applications, it stated.
Asteria Aerospace Limited is a full-stack drone technology company providing actionable intelligence from aerial data. Asteria develops deeply customized drone solutions for government and enterprise customers using its in-house hardware design, software development, and manufacturing capabilities.
Asteria has been a trusted partner to provide long-term, quality-focused, and reliable products & services to the defence & homeland security, agriculture, oil & gas, energy & utilities, telecommunications, mining, and construction sectors. Asteria Aerospace Ltd is a subsidiary of Jio Platforms Ltd, which is a majority-owned subsidiary of Reliance Industries Ltd.