Nishant is a multi-mission Unmanned Aerial Vehicle launched using a Mobile Hydro pneumatic Launcher with Day/Night capability used for battlefield surveillance and reconnaissance, target tracking & localization, and artillery fire correction. A sophisticated image processing system is used for analyzing the images transmitted from the UAV. The air vehicle has autonomous flight capabilities and is controlled from a user friendly Ground Control Station. Nishant is a highly mobile, compact and easily deployable system. It is recovered with Aero Conical Parachute and impact attenuation system. An onboard flight control and navigation system enables the aircraft to fly in autonomous Way Point Navigation mode. Nishant has been inducted in Indian Army.