Jammu & Kashmir police to soon have remotely operated vehicles to detect IEDs


Jammu and Kashmir police will soon become the first police force in the country to use remotely operated vehicles (ROV) to detect Improvised Explosive Devices (IEDs) in all conditions, including under water.

The tenders to procure ROVs have will be opened on February 15, sources said. Each ROV costs between Rs 5 to Rs 20 crore.

The ROVs will also be used for bomb detection.

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Source: The Week