Grene Robotics Designs and Develops India’s 1st Autonomous Drone Defence Dome system: “Indrajaal”

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Grene Robotics Designs and Develops India’s 1st Autonomous Drone Defence Dome system: “Indrajaal”

Grene Robotics has designed and developed India’s first 100% indigenous Unified, Distributed and wide-area Autonomous Drone Defence Dome called Indrajaal. Indrajaal will protect a large area of 1000-2000 sq. km per system against threats such as UAV’s, Incoming Weapons, Loitering Munitions, Low-RCS targets autonomously. 

Grene Robotics has developed extensive AC6ISRT capabilities in the form of Defence OS over an 8 year of R&D journey backed by decades of system development experience for the armed forces.  Grene Robotics advisory board consists of Retired Defence Scientific Advisor, Deputy Chief of Army Staff, BEL Director and Air Force veteran who was instrumental for designing India’s most comprehensive command and control system for the Indian Air Force called IACCS.

Why is this critical?

India must stop adopting reactive measures and embark on responsive and autonomous systems to be prepared for modern warfare. Manual weapons and point based defence systems cannot fight modern warfare driven by AI and Robotics. For the first time in India and many times globally rogue forces have adopted cutting-edge technologies such as UAV’s, Smart Swarms etc. Jammu Air Base on June 27th was attacked by such technologies to drop explosives next to Mi-17 hangar.

PLA is already toying with advanced weaponry in Western Theatre Command (WTC) tasked with military operations against India along the Line of Actual Control (LAC). Drones are being used to train the infantry to conduct beyond Visual Line of Sight Targeting. The PLA also developed a high-altitude and high-speed armed drone, the WJ-700, in 2021. In 2020, it introduced armed robots, and in 2021, reconnaissance robots, in its military exercises.

Limitation of current deployments

Point defence Anti-UAV systems will not be able to counter and protect large defence bases, NCR and linear infrastructure like international borders and such sensitive areas against aforementioned threats. A minimum of 300 systems are required to be deployed to protect the entire western border and this is financially not a viable option. On the contrary 6-7 sectorally deployed Indrajaal systems with their seamless connectivity can protect the entire western border.

How does Indrajaal work

Autonomous Defence/Weapon Systems is the 3rd revolution of the warfare and Indrajaal’s design principles are based on delivering such autonomy to the Defence Forces leveraging a combination of 9-10 modern technologies powered by Artificial Intelligence, Cybersecurity and Robotics that is capable of identifying, assessing, deciding, acting and evolving autonomously in real-time. Whether the threat is single or multiple or a combination of UAVs, Low-RCS, Loitering munitions and such, Indrajaal is capable of countering all such threats. 

  1. Real-time situational awareness 
  2. Distributed, Decentralised and Mobile
  3. Integrated and Intelligent meshed network 
  4. Ability to integrate with all current weapons suite and infrastructure
  5. Honeycombed cell structure seamlessly built over a combination of 9-10 technologies 
  6. 24x7x365 persistent and autonomous monitoring, tracking and action

Wg Cdr MVN Sai (Retd), CEO Defence, Grene Robotics said, “I urge the defence leadership to take an integrated and comprehensive approach against all the UAVs, loiter ammunition swarm drones and low RCS threats with indigenously developed Autonomous Defence Systems.   Conventional defences will be overwhelmed in a swarm attack scenario and an AI Enabled Autonomous Dome with its own ecosystem of sensors and processing is the way forward. The process of establishing a fully functional system is an evolutionary process and needs technology vision and user involvement.” 

Earlier this year Grene Robotics announced their partnership with (BEL) to jointly develop first-of-its-kind Autonomous air defence technology, bringing India on par with the best autonomous defence systems of the world. 

About Grene Robotics

We believe that technology augments human capability, not replace it. The answer to some of the greatest challenges faced by humanity can be found in nature. What is stopping us from learning from them is the lack of tools to transfer knowledge from nature to human design.  

At Grene Robotics we are leveraging Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning and Cognitive Computing to building future autonomous technologies that can self-learn and self-adapt to foster mankind’s vision towards a better planet. We believe autonomy is the future and we are delivering it NOW. 

We put in over 12 years of R&D to build Grene Robotics. Today, we are an innovation-led, robust, cutting-edge technology organisation that delivers Autonomy as a service, augmenting human capabilities. Our solutions are helping Governments and organisations across the globe to run efficiently.

For further information kindly contact:

jayn@grenerobotics.com /+ 91 8329149708

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Grene Robotics and BEL partner to bolster India’s autonomous air defence capability

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Grene Robotics and BEL partner to bolster India’s autonomous air defence capability

Hyderabad-based Grene Robotics on Friday signed an MoU with Bharat Electronics Limited (BEL), a Navratna Defence PSU, to jointly develop an Autonomous MANPAD Data Link (ADML) system, a first-of-its-kind air defence solution that brings isolated MANPAD (man-portable air-defense system) operators into a networked environment.

The MoU, which was signed at the Aero India 2021, aims at bolstering the country’s autonomous air defence capability. This technological collaboration will reduce asymmetries in controlled warfare and will be first deployed on MANPADS, which are short-range weapon systems.

Deploying the system in MANPADS will enable a command centre to give real time firing commands to Armed personnel by taking into consideration technologies such as augmented reality and virtual reality. On the ground, when deployed, the system has the capability to reduce fratricide and is capable of handling all types of weather.

Rajasekhar MV, director (R&D), BEL, said, “AMDL is a state-of-the-art data link system, which exploits AI to provide a comprehensive air-defence solution. We are happy to be partnering with Grene Robotics, which is a niche company working in the core areas of AI and robotics.”

Gopi Krishna Reddy, director, Grene Robotics, said AMDL was a step forward in air defence technology. He said it was to be developed with the combined capabilities of BEL and Grene and was the first of many last mile C5I Systems in the air defence space.

https://www.newindianexpress.com/states/telangana/2021/feb/06/grene-robotics-and-bel-to-develop-air-defence-solution-2260266.html

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Grene Robotics to raise $15 million in Series A funding by April

HINDU BUSINESS LINE: Hyderabad-based Grene Robotics is planning to raise $15 million in a Series A funding. It has initiated discussions with several capital funds, large business houses and crowd-funding firms.

“Ideally we would like to raise about $15 million, but depending on investor interests it could be more. We can even go up to $30 million. We are looking at raising funds, mostly growth capital, by April,” Grene Robotics Founder and CEO Kiran Raju told BusinessLine. “The funds will be largely utilised for customer acquisition to raise the order book up to $55 million,” he added, but declined to name the funds before deals are signed. Grene Robotics had so far invested $6 million raised from family and friends and others, including serial entrepreneur and investor Jay Krishnan. The company is also planning immediate forays into countries such as Singapore, the US, Africa and the UK, for which also a part of the funding would be used. The company’s flagship product GreneOS is a unified Operating System that would be a replacement to enterprise systems in Fortune 1000 companies and Government offices across the world. GreneOS will be able to manage connected robots to maximum efficiency autonomously. Kiran Raju, who had worked on building autonomous systems for Defence Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) while doing his Masters at Carnegie Mellon University, was the co-founder of energy efficiency company Valence Energy. Valence Energy was later acquired by US-based Serious Materials, which is now called Serious Energy. His second venture, SA Habitat, which was into housing and real estate, got merged with a partner company in 2010.

 

Source – Hindu Business Line

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