Tag: DRDO

To counter China, India’s DSA begins scouting for star wars technology

(This story originally appeared in on Feb 23, 2021) Nearly two years after India demonstrated its anti-satellite (ASAT) technology through ‘Mission Shakti’, the newly formed...

Uttarakhand lake ‘stable’ for now, under constant monitoring amid efforts to drain

The artificial lake that has been formed in the upper reaches of the Himalayas after the flash floods in Uttarakhand seems to be stable with...

Indian Army to test indigenous artillery system with 48-km strike range

(This story originally appeared in on Dec 21, 2020) NEW DELHI: The Army will soon begin testing an indigenously-developed artillery system, which the DRDO contends...

Rajnath Singh inaugurates India’s first hypersonic wind tunnel test facility

HYDERABAD: Defence Minister Rajnath Singh on Saturday inaugurated the advanced Hypersonic Wind Tunnel (HWT) test facility here, making India the third country after the US...

ATAGS howitzer best in world, no need for imported artillery guns: DRDO

BALASORE: Maintaining that the ATAGS howitzer is the best gun in the world with the capability to strike targets at the longest range of 48...

Astra air combat missile to be soon tested from Tejas fighter | India News

NEW DELHI: India’s first indigenous air-to-air missile Astra will soon be tested from the first home-grown fighter Tejas, in yet another major step towards making...

Railways providing coaches with 800 beds to Delhi for COVID-19 treatment: MHA

As many as 45 doctors and 160 paramedics of the paramilitary forces have arrived in Delhi for deployment on COVID-19 duties while the Railways will...

View: The Defence Procurement Manual 2020 is a step towards attaining ‘AatmaNirbhar Bharat’

By Dr. W.Selvamurthy and Sneha Nair The new version of Defence Procurement Manual 2020 which was released by Defence Minister Rajnath Singh on October 20,...

CAG says high-end tech transfer in Rafale offsets not completed; proposal being processed

NEW DELHI: In a report referring to the Rafale fighter jet deal, the Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG) has pointed out that the transfer of...

DRDO sets up 8 technology centres for research on futuristic military applications

New Delhi: India’s premier defence research institute DRDO has set up eight advanced technology centres to carry out research on futuristic military applications, the government...

DRDO HSTDV: India successfully tests hypersonic technology demonstrator with scramjet engine | India News

NEW DELHI: India on Monday successfully tested an indigenously-developed hypersonic technology demonstrator vehicle (HSTDV), powered by a scramjet engine, which will serve as the building...

India receives 1.7 lakh PPEs donated by China

New Delhi: India on Monday received 1.70 lakh personal protection equipment (PPE) coveralls donated by China, the Union Health Ministry said. Along with the domestic...