FWD-200B: Indigenous Military-Grade Bomber UAV

  • 08 May 2024

Recently, India’s first indigenous bomber UAV aircraft, the FWD-200B, was unveiled in Bengaluru.

Key Points

  • It is designed and manufactured by Flying Wedge Defence and Aerospace Technologies, an Indian defence and aerospace company.
  • he FWD-200B has a payload capacity of 100 kgs and is classified as a MALE Unmanned Combat Aerial Vehicle (medium-altitude, long-endurance).
  • The Unmanned Aerial System (UAS) consists of optical surveillance payloads and is integrated with missile-like weapons for precision air strikes.
  • While having a max speed of 200 kts/370 kmph, it has an endurance capacity of 12-20 hours.