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My experience GIS Mapping a mountain for Border road Organisation

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hey guys,

It been a very long time i haven't been punctual for writing blog posts but this time i would like to share my experience with you which was just awesome the climate the place and everything that happened there.

Well a short brief of what you will get to read in this blog post of fpvcrazy is as follows : I would be writing about my experience mapping a 2km span of mountain surface with a DJI phantom 4 pro drone for BRO "Border Road Organisation"  for maintaining and repairing the roads and avoiding land slides. It is very risky to work in such environments and very difficult in such climatic conditions various factors to be count in the battery temperatures and the cold weather and the next thing would be risky roads to travel 🙂 .

This project is been executed by team members of Brainwing and ThinkAerial.

Chalo then Lets start the story telling :

So this project came to us with some of our colleague who wanted us to use UAV's for mapping the landslides and give them analytics results which we expertise in. These guys are very experienced and have been into GIS industry since a very long time executing various projects of GIS and city management and irrigation department and wanted to experiment with us the use of UAV as it is fast and easy to deploy and acquire data then to risk humans and costly equipment's so inshort its about replacing or trying our new photogrammetry tech with the traditional total station and lazer scanners.

Well coming to the point again... the journey was amazing and difficult too. Our iternary had 1full day of travel 17hours i must say... We took a flight from Mumbai to Delhi has to wait there for 2-3 hours for our connecting flight to dehradun and as you know carrying drones in flight is another level of task... i neva had issues though but at delhi airport its a bad place to argue on anything or say anything complex just accept what ever they say and you will be through 😛 ... What happened at the transfers was we started moving towards our next gate for dehradun and at transfers security check security was idle as i guess no one travel at 2am 😛 I forgot to mention we took a flight from mumbai at 2am ie: i was awake the whole night as always 🙂 well those guys started looking at my drone like its some Lamborghini and started asking me the same questions how much is the range and flight time also for what purpose are you taking this ??? whom do you work for ? and when we answered their questions to keep his ego alive he asked me to remove the battery from the drone and keep it in my bag 🙂 which made no sense but yes i am not sure if the drone can automatically get powered on and start flying if this is what he was thinking  as you know the project was risky and tough has to manually fly in such areas without any auto flights without using any apps.

I am going to answer a very often asked question- How to carry drones in flight in India?? answer is below..

I carried about 6 batteries with me 3 in the drone bag and 3 in my bag back everything is always cabin luggage as i do not want them to throw my drone here and there while loading. Batteries are always to be carried in cabin with a bag pack and if needed a lipo safe bag.

My story is going to be in detail i have already uploaded lot of stories and pics on my social media handle to follow me on such projects and learn more about drones do follow :

THINKAERIAL INSTAGRAM

ROHIT FPV INSTAGRAM

This blog post is going to be a long long post 🙂 stay tuned more exciting things are going to come up.

So we reached Dehradun airport and waited for our driver sir for half hour 😛 and then was a long travel on a very difficult road small roads with both side cars and big trucks road constructions going on.

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I dont remember much of the trip as i passed out and slept for 10hrs 🙂 yes the road journey from dehradun to our base camp was 10hrs ride and our drive should be given a salute as he drove all the way one straight ride without any break except breakfast and he has just came from some other trip continuous driving 🙂

We visited our base camp that house was rented by the company as the project is gonna be a long time thing so feasible that way. Well it was a 2bhk and awesome furnished room . water was 24hrs hot and chilled cold 🙂 i would fill my bucket and put in cold drinks to freeze when we were out as fridge wasnt needed there temperatures were about 18degree and less first night it reached 3 degrees i had no idea as we all were tired and slept for long and early.

We were staying at Joshimath and everything you find there is only VEG no nonVEG.

Our team had me and my friend Akshay Uchil who is leading our company for business development and expertise in electronics system and our of our sir.

Well we were obvsly young 25 years of age and one very experience guy aged 40 years.

We had fun went in the market found shops and places to eat and drink well one thing was common in all was menu was same with everyone you will get to eat prathas and all there. Amazingly we also saw dosa there 😛

well on first day akshay wanted to eat pizza we did found a board saying pizza and nonveg together 😛 lol we went to find it but didnt get it as it was our first day we didnt went to far didnt wanted to get lost.

Next day we went to the site and inspected the area and the mountain it was very diverse almost very big truck sized stones were already ready to fall..... 🙁 and atleast me standing down was concerned.

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Took some test flights and processed the data in trail version of pix4d jusst to check if it worked alright results were out at night though and yes it worked 🙂 experince mattered here as i have already done some similar 3dmodels mapping like buildings and all hence it worked well in mapping you also need to understand the way the software work ie: the processing algorithm and need to have backup of a very technical guy who can guide you ... i have my friend tabish to back me up 🙂

We all make a great team here .. At thinkaerial and brainwing we have all kind of talents and we have been known for fast and precise data capture.

So the 1st day of work was 2nd october and everyone had holiday there officers were resting and hence we decided to do it on 3rd october and hence we were free and decided to go to Badrinath temple.

Well we were very lucky to reach there on time and get out of there in time as gates are strictly closed to travel no night travel is allowed as roads arent safe and you could fall off anytime.

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well temple doors are opened at 3pm and we were just on time went in and had blessing and all and left as soon as possible as we had to reach our base camp orelse we would have to stay there only as i said roads would be closed.

Now the next day.....After anaylizing the outputs and reports we decided to put up markers on road and hence we had to reach there on time.

We woke up at 8 and went to meet the cheif of BRO responsible for all the roads in the area SIR was great and very technical it was a amazing meet and a great guy i must say.

Went to the location took one of the guys he was very helpful gave us paint yellow and black we had to walk 2.25 km to and fro to put the markers.

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Well now the time is 12pm and everyone is tired even me and we took 10mins break i did setup a base there too for my laptop and charging dock we started our drone flying.

Well took various angles and nadirs and as said i had to go full road which was zigzag everything was assumption and experience based work as there is no such method to follow in such projects.

i think i finished the whole road at 3pm totally and atlast i got some free time to fly free.

Majorly we need to check for the lights as lights is very important at this locations we need to be very concered abt the execution time mountains have a shadow problem.

So data need to be done early good time is from 8am to 2pm.

After doing this kept for preprocessing and travelled back to base camp.

Funny thing was uptill now it was 3 days we been staying here amazing view out side the door and windows it was very chilled at night and we would walk down like half a km to eat and on the last day we got to know there was a restaurant just besides our stay hardly 2mins and they offered nonveg too.. lol i wondered why didnt we see it before.

It was fun on the project and we left on the 4th day at 5am as there was some strike of local tourist vechiles and we wanted to avoid it due to our flights we had similar patterns of flight location - dehradun-delhi-mumbai.

But on the way back due to work going on the roads we had to stop in traffic and a bad event u may say bt everyone was safe.

2 cars behind us was a bus full of passenegers and a rock sized same as our innova fell and banged into the bus everyone paniked we saw people running infront of our car when i turned back off shittt a big rock slammed into the bus we were lucky we were ahead if it was a small car like innova we would have been down the cliff....

but lucky enough and then full way down no one slept 🙂 lol we stopped at the same location where we did while coming to the base camp ate parathas and tea i had limbu pani also where in the uncle mixed jaljira into it,it was releif as usually i have gas filled up due to travel and food some soda did the work.

Now towards mumbai well we had to wait for 4 hours at dehradun airport and the plane was a twin engine one and mind it dehradhun has its last flight at 7pm i think ours was the second last flight from dehradun.

we reached delhi again has to wait for 2 hours and our bad luck we had to wait more due to some technical issues we went twice to the food court nthng to do we had to just seat and watch people .

at last at 2am we were in Mumbai airport and we took a cab reached home by 3am and thats where our journey concluded.  I have kept the data for processing and soon will upload the results to this post.

Hope you liked to read the story if you want to read more of the project stories pls. do comment which will motivate me to write the live blogs too while on project.

It was an amazing experience also i would upload the images soon.

Do visit us at : BRAINWING & THINKAERIAL

 

 

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Drone Rules For INDIA!!! Yes they are out!!!

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Hey guys so drone rules are out ... well i will be reading them through and doing a live session soon on youtube 🙂

Stay) connected to Youtube : www.youtube.com/rohitkarle

 

below are the files:

LINK TO DOWNLOAD THE PDF : DOWNLOAD FROM DRIVE

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Kashedi Sample Ortho and 3d model

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Rohit Fpv Covered by Indian Express

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http://epaper.indianexpress.com/1650168/Mumbai/May-09,-2018#page/5/2

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FrSky Taranis X-LITE 2.4GHz ACCST 16CH RC Transmitter Red Black for RC Racing Drone

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FrSky Taranis X-LITE 2.4GHz ACCST 16CH RC Transmitter Red Black for RC Racing Drone

Notes: the price US$999 is just a placeholder price, the correct price will be coming soon.
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Description:
The ergonomic FrSky Taranis X-Lite 2.4GHz ACCST 16CH digital telemetry radio system. A game controller styled Transmitter for RC Drones.

Specification:
Brand name: FrSky
Item name: Taranis X-LITE
Color: red, black (option)
Digital high accuracy hall sensor gimbals
Open source operating system - OpenTX
Easy access battery
Ergonomic design
Internal and external antennas
Supports external modules
Mini USB-B port, Headset port and Micro SD card slot
128*64 outdoor readable LCD
Smart Port

Package included:
1x X-Lite transmitter
1x Manual

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DJI TELLO ryzerobotics creations with Intel and DJI

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Hey guys so DJI seems to be back with yet another small category drone well this seems to be more of AR parrot drone small and easy to program well i am not sure about all exact details but below would be some images which would explain everything which we shall know about

Also to mention Ryzerobotics have made this drone and they have fused Intel and DJI's Technology all together to achieve this small drone which could do so many things

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Mini drones you can start into the hobby under 5k – 70$

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Hey guys so this is a post i though to make while browsing i came across a list of products i found to be a answer to many of people i speak to...

major issue in the hobby is the money we spend and the rate at which we spend so today for those who have question such as ... - how much will it cost?

  • which is the cheapest copter?

  • what is the minimum i can spend to enjoy fpv hobby?

  • do i have to buy a radio and fpv goggles?

Well today i have a answer to that i wont say much will just post the product links you can browse and check yourself all the copters are below INR 5000/- and $70 so enjoy... no longer you need to take care of budget..

  1. Eachine E10 c

https://www.banggood.com/Eachine-E10C-Mini-with-2MP-Camera-2_4G-4CH-6-Axis-RC-Quadcopter-RTF-p-1039741.html?p=FQ1109624646201406UW

2.  eachine eo1os

https://www.banggood.com/Eachine-E010S-65mm-Micro-FPV-Raicng-Quadcopter-with-800TVL-Came-Based-On-F3-Brush-Flight-Controller-p-1119427.html?p=FQ1109624646201406UW

 

3. eachine tiny qx95

https://www.banggood.com/Eachine-Tiny-QX95-95mm-Micro-FPV-LED-Racing-Quadcopter-Based-On-F3-EVO-Brushed-Flight-Controller-p-1085818.html?p=FQ1109624646201406UW

 

4. eachine 90c

https://www.banggood.com/Eachine-Q90C-Flyingfrog-FPV-Racing-Quadcopter-1000TVL-Camera-VR006-Goggles-Switch-Freq-Transmitter-p-1194257.html?p=FQ1109624646201406UW

5. MJX

https://www.banggood.com/MJX-X-SERIES-X905C-2_4G-4CH-6-Axis-Gyro-With-Camera-Headless-Mode-Mini-RC-Quadcopter-RTF-p-1189651.html?p=FQ1109624646201406UW

6. eachine e013

https://www.banggood.com/Eachine-E013-Micro-FPV-Racing-Quadcopter-With-5_8G-1000TVL-40CH-Camera-VR006-VR-006-3-Inch-Goggles-p-1182628.html?p=FQ1109624646201406UW

As i have listed all the so called possible getting started cheapest fpv setups with radio and goggles and copter. which you will need to get started and get handson fpv experience ..

Do click on the link and also do check my youtube channel for giveaway :

 

NOTE: For Indian readers i would suggest do not import this drones as mostly they might get stuck in customs rather wait for some days they all will be in stock at www.dronakart.com

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500+ Youtube Channel Subscribers Giveaway!!

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To Register and Enter the Giveaway LINK : https://gleam.io/fb/cKbpn

 

 

Do visit : www.quadkopters.com – for any drone needs

Coupon code : fpvcrazy on any purchase above Rs.500/-

 

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How to install flytsim on ubuntu|FLYTBASE using Docker

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So as you guys would know that i have been using flytpi since a while now i wondered if i can test the apps that i make without risking my setups… so i came across “flytsim” by flytbase.

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Now if you havent seen the previous blog posts about flytpi,flytbase,drones applications check the below links:

unboxing review: here

connections : here

You can visit FLYTBASE and check the product and their work here : FLYTBASE

And you can visit : FLYTBASE STORE

 

Coming back to ubuntu installation :

Step 1: Visit this url and read all the documentation : HERE 

Step 2: Download the source files recently posted from here : FLYTSIM

After you have downloaded the files extract them to any place you feel appropriate i always keep all files on desktop on which i am working on.

Now you need to browse the folder and choose the OS that you are using in my  case i am using UBUNTU 17.04 so i opened Ubuntu and then choose the graphics that you are using i am using Intel graphics you can check that in software update section or “about this computer section” on the top right corner.

Software update section.

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After clicking on the about this computer section.

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As you see my laptop uses graphics based on Intel i will use Intel folder.

Step 3: Open a new terminal, and go to the directory where you have unzipped our latest release.

 

  • Get to intelgraphics directory inside linux directory.

    $ cd Desktop/flytsim-docker-0.2.0/linux/intelgraphics

    Copy paste this command if you are following the same way that i am doing it if your extracted folder is on the Desktop also you can rename the folder which you extracted to keep it simple.

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  • If you are running Ubuntu, execute the setup.sh script with sudo permission which would install docker and docker-compose on your machine. In case you are using any other flavour of Linux, please install them manually by following their individual guides from Docker installation guide

    $ sudo ./setup.sh
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  • Once setup is completed (or you have manually installed docker and docker-compose), start a sample docker example to make sure it is indeed setup correctly.

    $ sudo docker run hello-world
    
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    STEP 4:

  • Start your FlytSim session by executing start.sh script, with sudo permission. This script would start a docker container running FlytSim app and also open a tab in browser pointing to http://localhost/flytconsole, once it detects a successful launch.

    $ sudo ./start.sh
    
    

    Note:

    Since, FlytSim is running in its default configuration, you won’t get to see any Gazebo environment.

    Why don’t I see Gazebo GUI when I launch FlytSim?

    FlytSim is by default configured to run APM-SITL which is NOT Gazebo based. You would have to configure FlytSim to run PX4-SITL to get Gazebo GUI. Click here to know how.

    Suggestion to Users using JIO network for Internet:

    "If you are in India and working on a Jio connection i would suggest pls. switch to some other network or visit a friend who has a unlimited plan for internet i personally am trying this after returning home and my broadband plan is over and i didnt had any connectivity other than JIO.
    
    Well this start.sh does check for latest image on the server and downloads it roughly about 1gb of data is downloaded and as you know we only have 1Gb of data usually used by JIO users, so keep a check on that."

    So after the download procedure is compeleted give the terminal about a minutes time it will boot up FlytOS  and you will see a browser popup with new window opened in url : https://localhost/flytconsole.

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    Now that its a simulator you cannot use all of the settings as its a simulation of actual drone connected to flytos so you can you some of the navigation api’s after activating your free copy by making a account @ www.myflytbase.com

So now thats for todays post will update how to use it and get the GUI console in the next blog post stay tuned and you can subscribe to get new updates from the blog in the pop-up that you see while browsing the blog.

FPVCRAZY

 

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[Tutorial] FlytPi Kit | Calibration and First Flight

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In this video tutorial, you will learn about Calibrating your drone and getting it ready for first flight. The video shows – Connecting to FlytPi Access Point – Opening FlytConsole – FlytOS CE Update settings – Frame Select – RC Calibration – Flight Mode settings: RC Manual, Altitude mode, Position Control Mode | RC-Manual, API-mode(Offboard or Guided) – Sensor Calibration – Accelerometer, Mag, Gyro, Level – GCS for Waypoint missions, HUD, Messages

FLYTPI REVIEW : HERE

CONNECTION VIDEO : HERE

 

You can visit FLYTBASE and check the product and their work here : FLYTBASE

And you can visit : FLYTBASE STORE

 

So thats all for the Look and feel of FLYTPI am enjoying the experience you can grab yours from below link
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FlytPi Kit | Unboxing, Mounting and Connection

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FlytPi Kit | Unboxing, Mounting and Connection

To read blog about how to do it : FLYTPI SETUP

So thats all for the Look and feel of FLYTPI am enjoying the experience you can grab yours from below link
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FlytPi Review: Start Building Drone Applications With Ease

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Hey Guys!!

So today i got my FLYT PI sent to me for testing by FLYTBASE. Its a awesome board for all DIY Hobbyist and Commercial Use.

FLYTPI is a Raspberry-Pi preconfigured for the using various autonomous functionalities via Web console or IP based applications, there are various use-cases and applications platforms supported by FLYTOS.

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So basically it is a layer on the Flight controller inorder to extend its features like autotake, Follow me, Vision positining,Object detection,etc. Lot of features and wide variety of applications.

You can visit FLYTBASE and check the product and their work here : FLYTBASE

And you can visit : FLYTBASE STORE

Coming to What we get in the FLYTPI KIT.

So the contents of FLYT PI KIT are as follows :

  • 1x Raspberry Pi3 Model B
  • 1x Plastic Enclosure
  • 1x 32GB uSD Card Class 10 with FlytOS Commercial Edition
  • 1x Attached UART-to-UART cable
  • 1x Power Module 5V 4A (Powers both FlytPi and Autopilot, provides battery out for ESCs)
  • 1x Wall Adapter (Micro-USB)
  • 1x HDMI Cable
  • 1x Ethernet Cable

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To visit the official instructions for using FLYTPI : FLYTPI DOCS

VIDEO : FLYTPI UNBOXING

Lets get started:

First step is to remove all the contents out and explore them.

Later after removing all the packaging and all i could see a raspberry pi with sd card preconfigured and installed with “flytos” by flytbase.

Now i took my pixhawk which is also new for this only setup, you can buy yours from any website or CLICK HERE

So coming to the connections

As you see RPI comes preconfigured with flytos and with a nice case and all wires required, you will find a molex cable coming out of the RPI case so that goes to your Pixhawk Telemetry port 2 for communication between (RPI)FLYTOS and PIXHAWK.

So you are all set when you order a FLYTPI. You get all ready to go device thats plug and play.

You just simply have to connect this cable as shown below :

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Now that you can browse wifi settings on any of your mobile device or laptop and connect to flytpi.

SSID: flytos_WiFi
Password: flytos123
And now you can browse all settings in the FLYTOS and use your drone, you can now do the following features wirelessly (just connect FLYTPI and Pixhawk on your drone) NO NEED OF ANY USB.
So that also means no wire tangling when you are calibrating your drones all sensor calibration can be done via the webconsole : you can type in – localhost/flytconsole  once you have connected to the FLYTPI.
Also the Ip assigned is 10.42.0.1 you can even connect to this ip.
So lets get a overview of what all is actually there in the Flytconsole and how does it looks like.

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This is a image of FLYTPI been booted up and in ready mode.

Now that you are in the link : 10.42.0.1/flytconsole/ in your browser you can see something like this:

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NOTE : While powering on your FLYTPI remember to power on your Pixhawk so as the Flytos detects Pixhawk.

So as you see your license is already activated from flytbase. Just and Plug and Use.

Commercial Edition: FLYTOS

FLYTPI COMBO: FLYTPI

Frame selection is as follows :

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So lets check out some more things like calibration:

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So all the features that you see above arent available with FLYTPI as of now but then you can use the sensors calibration tab and RC calibration tab easily.

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Coming to the PLUG AND PLAY POINT again you can connect camera or any USB devices and use them easily check out some features for camera below:

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RC PARAMETERS:

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So to get the maps functioning properly you will have to connect a dongle to FLYTPI to get the maps downloaded which it doesnt all on its own if you are planning to use auto-missions.

 

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Now that you can see the GCS:

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If you do not have internet connected it might look something like this:

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But is totally workable if you are just to explore it and not use it.

Battery status checking

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So thats all for the Look and feel of FLYTPI am enjoying the experience you can grab yours from below link
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New Delhi is going to spend $15b For augmenting its fleet submarines

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New Delhi is going to spend $15b For augmenting its fleet submarines

New Delhi is going to spend $15 billion with the objective of significantly augmenting its fleet of submarines by the targeted year 2023-24, a very stiff target indeed because of (a) the involvement of foreign vendors and (b) because of India’s own very notorious red tape.

Source : DEFENCE NEWS

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