DRDO successfully flight tests Indigenously Developed Anti Radiation Missile (RUDRAM)

News:Defence Research and Development Organisation(DRDO) has successfully flight tested New generation Anti Radiation Missile(RUDRAM). Facts: RUDRAM: It is India’s first indigenous anti-radiation air-to-surface missile for Indian Air Force(IAF).The missile is integrated on SU-30 Mk1 fighter aircraft. Purpose: It is designed to detect, track and neutralise the adversary’s radar, communication assets and other radio frequency sources… Continue reading DRDO successfully flight tests Indigenously Developed Anti Radiation Missile (RUDRAM)

DRDO develops P-7 Heavy Drop System

News: Defence Research and Development Organization(DRDO) has developed the P-7 Heavy Drop System. Facts: P-7 Heavy Drop System: It is used for para dropping military stores up to 7-ton weight class from IL 76 aircraft.It consists of a platform & specialised parachute system. The system has been developed indigenously and has been successfully inducted in… Continue reading DRDO develops P-7 Heavy Drop System

DRDO successfully tests Hypersonic Technology Demonstrator Vehicle

News: Prime Minister has congratulated Defence Research and Development Organisation(DRDO) for the successful flight of Hypersonic Test Demonstration Vehicle(HSTDV). Facts: HSTDV: It is an unmanned scramjet demonstration aircraft for hypersonic speed flight.  Working: The HSTDV cruise vehicle is mounted on a solid rocket motor, which will take it to a required altitude and once it… Continue reading DRDO successfully tests Hypersonic Technology Demonstrator Vehicle

Expert committee to review charter of DRDO labs

News: Defence Research and Development Organisation(DRDO) chairman has constituted a five-member expert committee to review the charter of duties for all laboratories of the DRDO and to focus on indigenous development of futuristic technologies. Facts: Headed by: The committee is headed by Professor V. Ramagopal Rao, Director, Indian Institute of Technology Delhi. Terms of Reference: … Continue reading Expert committee to review charter of DRDO labs

Dhruvastra: DRDO test fires ‘made in India’ anti-tank guided Nag missile

News: Defence Research and Development Organisation has successfully conducted flight trials of Dhruvastra. Facts: Dhruvastra: It is a variant of the HELINA(Helicopter based NAG) Weapon System being inducted into the Indian Air Force(IAF). HELINA is a third generation fire and forget class anti-tank guided missile(ATGM) system mounted on the Advanced Light Helicopter(ALH). Purpose: The missile… Continue reading Dhruvastra: DRDO test fires ‘made in India’ anti-tank guided Nag missile

DRDO develops Ultra Swachh for disinfection of PPEs, electronic items, fabrics

News:Defence Research and Development Organization(DRDO) has developed a disinfection unit named Ultra Swachh. Facts: Purpose: To disinfect a wide range of materials, including Personal Protective Equipment (PPEs), electronics items, fabrics and others. Bodies Involved: Developed by Institute of Nuclear Medicine and Allied Sciences, laboratory of DRDO with industry partner Gel Craft Health care Private Ltd.… Continue reading DRDO develops Ultra Swachh for disinfection of PPEs, electronic items, fabrics

DRDO develops devices to sanitise currency notes, laptops, mobile phones

News:Research Centre Imarat (RCI), a premier lab of Defence Research and Development Organisation(DRDO) has developed devices to sanitise currency notes, laptops, mobile phones. Facts: Defence Research Ultraviolet Sanitiser(DRUVS): It is an automated contactless UVC sanitising cabinet to sanitise mobile phones, iPads, laptops, currency notes, cheque leafs, challans, passbooks, and paper. NOTESCLEAN: It is an automated… Continue reading DRDO develops devices to sanitise currency notes, laptops, mobile phones

DRDO successfully flight-tests Pinaka Missile System off Odisha coast

News:Defence Research and Development Organisation(DRDO) has successfully tested Pinaka Missile System from the Integrated Test Range, Chandipur off the Odisha coast. Facts: About Pinaka Missile System: Pinaka is an artillery missile system capable of striking into an enemy territory up to a range of 75 km with high precision. The Pinaka Mk-II rocket is modified… Continue reading DRDO successfully flight-tests Pinaka Missile System off Odisha coast

India conducts 1st night trial of nuclear capable Agni-III missile

News:India has conducted the first night trial of nuclear capable long-range ballistic missile Agni-III. Facts: About Agni-III: Agni-III is an intermediate range nuclear capable surface-to-surface ballistic missile. The missile has been developed by DRDO (Defence Research and Development Organization). The missile has a strike range of 3,000 km to 5,000 km and is capable of… Continue reading India conducts 1st night trial of nuclear capable Agni-III missile

DRDO defends Nag missiles

News:Defence Research and Development Organisation(DRDO) has said that state-of-the-art indigenous Anti-Tank Guided Missile(ATGM) Nag is in advanced stages of development. Facts: About Nag missile: Nag is a third-generation, fire-and-forget, anti-tank guided missile developed by Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO). The missile is an all weather,top attack missile with a minimum range of 500 metres… Continue reading DRDO defends Nag missiles