Garuda Aerospace to set up drone factory in Malaysia

Chennai-based drone startup Garuda Aerospace Pvt Ltd on June 22 announced that it has teamed up with Malaysia-based HiiLSE Global Sdn Bhd (HiiLSE Drones) to set up a 2.42 hectares drone factory in Malaysia with an investment of Rs 115 crore.

The startup recently deployed white knight delivery drones in Assam to support the state disaster management department’s rescue efforts amid the ongoing floods.

The company manufactures 30 different types of drones and offers over 50 types of services such as precision agriculture spray, industry 4.0 upgradation services, structural damage inspection, warehouse management, seed dropping, solar panel cleaning, project monitoring, drone delivery of medicines for hospitals and drone delivery of packages for food.

Former Indian cricketer Mahendra Singh Dhoni had recently invested in Garuda Aerospace and was roped in as its brand ambassador.