Tactical Drones

A range of sophisticated, custom-designed special-purpose tactical drones and Military Drones for Armed and Border Security Forces, for tactical operations, ISTAR and emergency management.


Unmanned ground vehicles and military drones are considered the future of warfare. Tactical Drones, in particular, are increasingly finding applications in sophisticated defense scenarios like military research, intelligence gathering at borders and on battlefields to carry out combat missions beyond enemy lines. One of the key advantages of tactical military drones is their quick deployability in tough mountainous terrains. Tactical drones, especially, rugged military drones are proving to be immensely effective for ISTAR (Intelligence, Surveillance, Target Acquisition, and Reconnaissance) and are being widely used by Defense and special forces worldwide. Military drones enable the forces to quickly launch time-sensitive missions while reducing risk to the lives of pilots and soldiers.

Tactical Drones

Mistral offers various types of Tactical Drones and Military Drones for emergency management and mission-critical operations. These rugged military drones are designed to meet the demanding needs of Border Security and Armed Forces and are ideal for a range of applications such as high-altitude logistics delivery, ISTAR, mine detection and neutralization, combat, and target decoys, among others. We offer customized tactical drones based on user-specific requirements, to meet the varying demands of weight, flight altitude, payload capability, endurance, arm and ammunition integration, electro-optical features and ruggedness.

The integrated advanced AI technologies and visual algorithms in Mistral’s tactical drones and military drones aid intelligent mapping of defined geographical areas; detect and classify objects of interest, at low light and harsh weather conditions. This cutting-edge feature makes our military drones ideal for cross-border surveillance and to gather crucial situational awareness during a conflict. The rugged tactical drones are designed to transport in small SUVs or trucks and can be deployed in minutes from any terrain. These tactical drones have a varying operational range of 3-10 km and can fly at an altitude of 5000 to 20,000 ft, based on the payload, EO and Arms specifications.

Tactical Military Drones – Flight Modes

The tactical drones from Mistral come with three flight modes, Manual, fully Autonomous and pre-mapped Autonomous. The user can define the mode of flight based on operational needs in these rugged Military Drones. For instance, for periodic cross-border surveillance at a defined area, a fully autonomous mode would be ideal. However, during a conflict wherein every second is crucial, Manual or semi-autonomous operation would provide quick insights to the operator. In case of link loss (loss of connectivity with GCS) due to signal jamming or extreme weather conditions, the Auto Return Home feature aids the drones return to the launch safely. Mistral also offers Military drones for distant surveillance with a range of up to 45kms, especially with stealth capabilities. These ultra-lite ultra portable military drones are among the best tactical drones in the market.

Mistral’s rugged tactical drones are ergonomically designed and come with user-friendly Ground Control Stations (GCS). The multi-layered safety protocols ensure secure communication between GCS and the drones. Based on the application, the GCS can be designed to have single or dual displays to provide maximum usability and operational convenience to the operator on field.

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Tactical Drones


Thermal Cameras


Telescopic Cameras

Barrel Cameras

360o Bird’s Eye – Pilot Camera

Laser Range Finders

Laser Illuminators

LiDAR Sensors & Scanners

EO/IR Gimbals

Flight Modes



Fully Autonomous

Tactical Drones

Operational Features

Range of 3 to 10 km

Altitude of 5000 to 20000 ft above MSL

Payloads of 10 to 50KG

20 to 45 minutes of continuous operation

Quick swap of Battery and Payload

Day/night operational modes

Multi-layered safety protocols

Drone Variants

Drones for ISTAR

Heavy Payload Drones

Armed Drones

Mine Detection and Detonation Drones

Stealth Drones

AI-based Cross Border Surveillance

Tactical Drones

Ground Control Station

User-friendly UI

Provides live data from drones – Pilot camera, flight data, performance, mission data etc.

Manage mission operation and flight modes

Controls the launch, flight, and return of the drone

Processes data from various drone sensors


Tactical Drones

Cross Border Surveillance

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Small Arms Conflicts

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Tactical Operations

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Landmine Detection

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Disaster Management

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High-altitude Logistics Delivery


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