DEFENCE RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT ORGANISATION
India test-fires Quick Reaction Surface-to-Air Missile
The state-of-the-art missile has been developed by the Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) for the India Army.
India Inc sees early gender gaps with 34% drop in women frontline leaders; only 12% make it to C-suite
Half of the frontline leaders want mor...
Over 1,000 experts call for global action on 'depleting' groundwater
In a statement, the group noted that groundwater represents 99 per cent ...
Marine acoustic research ship on a mission leaves Kochi
The ship belongs to the Naval Physical & Oceanographic Laboratory (NPOL) and is operated by the Indian navy.
Barak-8 missile: A strategically vital and lethal weapon
The Barak-8 Air and Missile Defence system or LRSAM provides a 360-degree defence against various airborne threats. Complemented by a state-of-the-art multi-mission radar, flexible control and command system, and two-way data link, Barak-8 can engage multiple targets at the same time during day and night in all weather conditions, which makes it a lethal weapon.
Wipro 3D develops India's first metal 3D printing machine with IISc
This 3D printing machine works on selective electron beam melting technology and offers higher build rate, better thermal management, higher part density as well as superior mechanical properties. The machine’s benchmarking is underway and likely to be completed in the near future.
DRDO, French company talks on Kaveri jet engine crash
DRDO found cost high; Safran struggling to fulfil its €580-million offsets obligation.
India successfully test-fires 2 quick reaction surface-to-air missiles
The entire mission was captured by various electro-optical tracking systems, radar systems and telemetry systems.
View: Unifying defence forces
A CDS will steer India's Strategic Command while using the combined wisdom of our defence chiefs in handling the various theatres of war. The new step will prove extremely rewarding in terms of the rapid consolidation of our defence potential.
India ramping up mobile connectivity along LAC, amid Chinese spill over
The Indian Army has recently held a discussion with NTRO on how to bring a secure network in the region through mobile and microwave towers. Currently, the Indian side along the border automatically picks up a Chinese network in the area.
In ramp-up, 75% roads on China border ready
The proposed 11 roads, known as India-China Border Roads, will be located along the Line of Actual Control in Ladakh, Uttarakhand and Arunachal Pradesh. The BRO also plans to complete about nine more such roads by March 2021. It has set a target to complete 61 of the 73 ICBRs in three years. The balance 12 roads are with the Central Public Works Department.
India will become self-reliant in defence production in next 5 years: DRDO chief
The DRDO Director General was delivering a lecture at an event organised by the Aeronautical Society of India.
Proper training must to tackle chemical-biological threats: Rajnath Singh
Addressing scientists at a Defence Research and Development Establishment (DRDE) function here, Singh said the country's forces are deployed in many regions where adversaries may use such weapons.
India’s space station likely to have space for three
A space station, with its zero-gravity environment and exposure to space, provides a unique laboratory for scientific research that is difficult to be replicated on Earth. That cells and chemicals behave in a different way in space enables scientists to study variant behaviours and their applications.
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