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DRDO establishes COVID-19 facility at Defence Institute of High Altitude Research
"The facility can also be utilised for training manpower for COVID-19 testing and will be of great help to address future bio-threats and carrying out R&D (research and development) activities pertinent to agro-animals diseases," the ministry noted.
Indigenously developed drone by DRDO likely to be deployed in Ladakh: Sources
A drone, indigenously developed by the Defence Research Develop...
India's indigenously developed anti-tank guided missile 'Dhruvastra' test-fired
India has successfully conducted three flight tests of its in...
DRDO team visits Bihar's Muzaffarpur to select site for setting up 500-bed COVID hospital
The DRDO team, accompanied by district administration officials, explored four sites in Muzaffarpur on Saturday -- Chakkar Maidan, Muzaffarpur Institute of Technology (MIT), Patahi airport and CRPF camp at Jhapahan, District Magistrate Chandrashekhar Singh said. Of the 500 beds at the hospital, at least 150 will be equipped with ventilators, Singh added.
DRDO developing agricultural technologies for locals and army in high altitude areas of Eastern Ladakh
The Defence Institute of High Altitude Research (DIHAR), a DRDO lab based in Leh, has been contributing to the agro-animal development of the Ladakh region by providing training programs on the cultivation techniques and technologies that it has developed for locals at places such as Shyok, Darbuk, Tangtse and Demchok.
Indian forces to acquire Heron drones, Spike anti-tank guided missiles from Israel
The Heron unmanned aerial vehicles are already in the Air Force, Navy, and the Army and are being used extensively at the moment by both Army surveillance and Target acquisition batteries and Air Force in the Ladakh sector.
Sukhoi vs Sukhoi: India vs China
The Su30MKI fleet is now the backbone of IAF and will continue to be so for the coming years. The Chinese air force, too, operates the Su30 fighters.
Meil group forays into defence weapons production in Telangana
In a statement on Monday, the infrastructure conglomerate with presence in 20 countries, announced obtaining approvals to manufacture weapons and equipment for the defence sector. Meil had sought approvals to produce weapons, vehicles, ancillaries and arms under Defence procurement policy 2020.
96 per cent of 60,000 ventilators being procured are indigenous: Health Ministry
The Union Health Ministry on Tuesday said about 96 per cent of the 60,000 ventilators being procured by the government are indigenous and most of them have been sponsored by the PMCARES fund.
Indigenous production of fight category equipment at 45 percent, huge opportunity for MSMEs:Navy official
Equipment under the "fight" category encompasses all types of ship borne weapons and sensor systems that affect the combat capability of the ship.
Israel to send special mission to India with advanced rapid Covid-19 test tech
A special planned flight from Tel Aviv to Delhi is set to carry a high ranking MOD R&D team which has been working with India’s chief scientist and DRDO to develop rapid testing for COVID-19 in under 30 seconds, ET has learnt. The flight will also bring breakthrough emerging Israeli technologies for combating COVID-19.
Government likely to issue draft defence production and export promotion policy soon
Defence Production Secretary Raj Kumar said that in "addition to indigenisation, to give a push to 'Make in India', to seek substitute of imported items, all those and number of those other similar things will be there as a part of the defence production and export promotion policy".
IIT-Madras researchers develop nano-coated filter for healthcare workers treating Covid-19 patients
This nano-coated filter media has been fabricated with a nylon-based polymer coating on cellulose paper and was developed through the electrospinning process. The coating properties are optimized for efficient removal of sub-micron sized dust particles in the air.
Government speeding up development of border infra: Defence Ministry
In the last few years, the government has been focusing on enhancing road networks along the country's nearly 3,500 KM border with China.
India eyeing Rs 1.75 lakh crore in turnover in defence manufacturing by 2025
Officials said the policy is aimed at developing a dynamic, robust and competitive defence industry, including aerospace and naval shipbuilding, to cater to the needs of the armed forces.