These drones were caught smuggling 125 kg of Heroin, 100 grams of Opium, seven pistols/revolvers, one 9 mm pistol, 14 magazines, 132 rounds of ammunition, six detonators and 4.75. Kilogram of other explosives from across the Pakistan border. Union Minister of State for Home Affairs Nishith Authentic This information was given in the Lok Sabha on Tuesday in response to a question by Bathinda MP Harsimrat Kaur Badal.
“Anti-drone systems have been deployed in the border areas of Punjab to counter drone threats. In addition, an anti-rogue drone SOP (standard operating procedure) has been prepared and circulated to field units and is being followed, ”taken by the central government to stop arms and drugs coming from Pakistan Explaining the steps taken, the Union Minister said. He said the Border Security Force (BSF) is in the process of installing more anti-drone systems along the Indo-Pak border in Punjab, for which trials are underway.
Also, a detailed vulnerability mapping has been done along the Indo-Pak border including Punjab to strengthen surveillance by deploying vehicles and additional specialized surveillance equipment. Integrated surveillance technology equipped with closed circuit television (CCTV) and pan-tilt-zoom (PTZ) cameras, infrared (IR) sensors and infrared alarm with command and control system have also been installed along the international border, he said. The Union Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) has set up an Anti-Rogue Drone Technology Committee (ARDTC) under the supervision of Director General, BSF, to evaluate the technology available to counter rogue drones and its effectiveness in combating rogue drones. Will certify
BSF also informs the local police immediately as soon as any such drone movement is observed to conduct searches in interior areas and regular nakas are conducted in areas suspected of dropping drones. People living in border areas are sensitized about Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAV) or drone activities, their possible security implications, and are encouraged to inform security agencies about any such activity . In addition to the effective domination of the international border by the BSF through round-the-clock surveillance, a border fence has been erected, floodlights have been installed along the border to illuminate the area after dark, and the intelligence network has been strengthened. In coordination with other security agencies, he said.