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February 24th, 2008

India gearing up for future war

Abstract:
India launches a futuristic program to develop sophisticated NBC (nuclear-biological-chemical) defense technology to counter such threats.

"The new program, initially pegged at Rs 300 crore, will include unmanned aerial and ground vehicles fitted with NBC detection sensors. The first prototypes are already being developed," DRDO chief controller Dr W Selvamurthy told TOI.

Other areas include nanotechnology-based biosensors, laser-based detection for chemical clouds, self-contained inflatable NBC shelters and a 'model' hospital to handle NBC victims, Dr W Selvamurthy added.

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