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Defence Research and Development Organisation: Government agency in India
The Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) is an agency under the Department of Defence Research and Development in Ministry of Defence of the Government of India, charged with the military's research and development, headquartered in Delhi, India. It was formed in 1958 by the merger of the Technical Development Establishment and the Directorate of Technical Development and Production of the Indian Ordnance Factories with the Defence Science Organisation.


Import ban on defence items indicates India's manufacturing capability: Ex-DRDO DG [Video]

Import ban on defence items indicates India's manufacturing capability: Ex-DRDO DG

NITI Aayog member and former Director-General of Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) Vijay Kumar Saraswat on August 09 hailed the step taken by Defence Minister Rajnath Singh to impose..

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COVID-19: Israeli Ambassador visits RML Hospital to witness rapid testing trials [Video]

COVID-19: Israeli Ambassador visits RML Hospital to witness rapid testing trials

Ambassador of Israel to India Ron Malka on July 31 visited special testing site created at Dr Ram Manohar Lohia (RML) Hospital today to witness ongoing trials since last three days of rapid COVID-19..

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Manufactured 70 Made in India products to fight against COVID: DRDO Chairman [Video]

Manufactured 70 Made in India products to fight against COVID: DRDO Chairman

The Defence Research and Development Organisation-built Sardar Vallabh Bhai Patel COVID Hospital is all set for COVID patients. While speaking to ANI, DRDO Chairman, G Satheesh Reddy on July 05 stated..

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Amit Shah, Rajnath Singh, Harsh Vardhan visit DRDO-built COVID Hospital in Delhi [Video]

Amit Shah, Rajnath Singh, Harsh Vardhan visit DRDO-built COVID Hospital in Delhi

Union Home Minister Amit Shah visited DRDO-built Sardar Vallabh Bhai Patel COVID Hospital in Delhi Cantonment on July 05. Defence Minister Rajnath Singh and Health Minister Dr Harsh Vardhan also..

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G Kishan Reddy, CM Kejriwal visits DRDO-built COVID Hospital in Delhi [Video]

G Kishan Reddy, CM Kejriwal visits DRDO-built COVID Hospital in Delhi

Union Minister G Kishan Reddy visited DRDO-built COVID Hospital near Air Force Station in Delhi on July 05. CM Arvind Kejriwal also visited the COVID hospital. Speaking on it, CM Kejriwal said, "For..

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COVID-19: 'Delhi will have 30,000 beds by June 30,' assures HM Shah [Video]

COVID-19: 'Delhi will have 30,000 beds by June 30,' assures HM Shah

On June 28, in an exclusive interview with Union Home Minister Amit Shah, Asian New International (ANI) Editor Smita Prakash held conversation on several key issues amid COVID-19 situation in the..

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Israeli team working with DRDO to develop rapid Covid-19 testing kit arrives in India

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DRDO team visits Bihar to select site for setting up 500-bed Covid hospital

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DRDO establishes Covid-19 testing facility in Leh

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Built 70 'Made in India' products so far to fight COVID-19: DRDO

Union Home Minister Amit Shah and Defence Minister Rajnath Singh visited the DRDO-built Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel COVID-19 Hospital in Delhi Cantonment on Sunday.
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Amit Shah, Rajnath Singh visit DRDO-built Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel COVID-19 Hospital in Delhi

The Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel COVID-19 Hospital is a temporary hospital structure that has been erected in 12 days and has 1,000 beds including 250 ICU beds.
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DRDO to name its Covid hospital wards after soldiers killed in Galwan clash, ICU unit named after Col Santosh Babu

The Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) has decided to name different wards of new Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel Covid-19 Hospital in Delhi after the Indian Army troops who lost their lives..
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Indian Navy inducts indigenously-developed torpedo decoy system

Design & Development of this anti-torpedo decoy system has been undertaken indigenously by DRDO labs.
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Vaccine, therapeutic drug development for Covid-19 going on: DRDO chairman

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DRDO develops UV disinfection tower for sanitizing coronavirus-prone areas

The disinfection tower can be used remotely through laptop or mobile phone using a WIFI link, the ministry said. It has six lamps each with 43 watts of UVC power at 254 nanometre wavelength for 360..
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DRDO lab develops 10,000 face shields for PGI, Chandigarh

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DRDO testing facility shifted to Delhi from Gwalior for swift delivery

The DRDO has shifted its testing facility from the Defence Research Development Establishment (DRDE), Gwalior to the Institute of Nuclear Medicine & Allied Sciences (INMAS) in Delhi, officials said.
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PPEs made by Northern Railways get DRDO nod

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DRDO develops walk-through fumigation unit

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Coronavirus: DRDO develops portable decontamination chamber

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Covid-19: DRDO develops portable backpack for sanitisation equipment

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DRDO develops bio suits for doctors, paramedics engaged in treating coronavirus patients

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DRDO develops bio suit with seam sealing glue to keep medics fighting COVID-19 safe

The DRDO is making all efforts to ensure that these suits are produced in large numbers.
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Coronavirus: Defence, atomic energy labs too roped in for testing

As concerns of a probable community spreading linger and governments — Centre and states — scramble to marshal all resources to mitigate the same, it has been decided to rope in even labs under the..
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DRDO anti-drone system to be deployed for Trump-Modi roadshow

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Defence Acquisition Council approves procurement of indigenous equipment worth Rs 1500 crore

These procurement include sophisticated 'Electronic Warfare Systems' for the Army designed by DRDO and manufactured locally by the Indian industry.
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India's LCA Navy Tejas successfully lands onboard INS Vikramaditya for first time

On September 29, 2019, the DRDO successfully launched the naval version of India's indigenous Light Combat Aircraft (LCA) Tejas from the Shore Based Test Facility INS Hansa in Goa.
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PM Modi to inaugurate 5 DRDO Young Scientists' Labs in Karnataka

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DRDO successfully flight-tests Quick Reaction Surface to Air Missile

The test was conducted in the Integrated Test Range, Chandipur, Orissa at 11:45 AM.
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DRDO successfully test-fires land, air versions of BrahMos supersonic missile

Targeting a ship, the land-missile was fired from an advanced indigenous seeker from launch pad-III of Integrated Test Range (ITR) at Balasore off the coast of Odisha.
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Lot of lip service is being done regarding Make in India program: IAF chief

During an event, the Indian Air Force (IAF) chief said, "Everyone has to work in this direction (of indigenous development). We have given our support. DRDO has to design a timeline... PSUs should be..
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'Incorrect facts': DRDO shoots down Israeli firm's claim over India's anti-tank missiles

With the confidence in the Spike missile established, the Indian Army may need to revisit their plans for 3rd Gen missiles, Rafael had said.
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Night-time testfiring of nuclear-capable Prithvi-II successfully conducted off Odisha coast

The entire launch activity was carried out by Strategic Force Command (SFC) of the Army and monitored by DRDO scientists.
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Now, IIT & IISc will help forces to get futuristic defence technologies

The task force has been set up to identify niche domains and dual use technologies for current and futuristic requirements of defence and security, as well as to identify higher education Institutions..
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Navy chief, DRDO chairman witness operation of land-based prototype of AIP submarines

AIP has a force multiplier effect on lethality of a diesel electric submarine as it enhances the submerged endurance of the boat several folds. Fuel cell-based AIP has merits in performance compared to..
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'DRDO's young scientists' labs must try to break new ground'

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Develop hi-tech weapons, Rajnath Singh, Ajit Doval tell DRDO

Defence minister Rajnath Singh asked scientists to develop an "indigenous innovation system", with less dependence on imported military systems, to achieve self-reliance in critical defence..
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DRDO must make indigenous fifth generation fighter project happen: IAF Chief RKS Bhadauria

Bhadauria has already made it clear that the IAF will fully back the indigenous fifth-generation fighter aircraft project being developed by the DRDO.
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DRDO should develop high-tech weapons & technologies for space, cyberspace, robotics

With India continuing to languish as virtually the world’s largest arms importer, the country’s top national security leadership on Tuesday stressed the urgent need for DRDO to develop high-tech..
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Next war will be won through indigenised weapons systems: Army chief

Army chief General Bipin Rawat said the DRDO has made strides in ensuring that requirement of the country's defence services are met through home-grown solutions, adding that the next war will be..
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No plans for foreign fifth-generation fighter aircraft, IAF to go for DRDO's AMCA jets: Air chief Bhadauria

The Advanced Medium Combat Aircraft (AMCA) is being developed by the DRDO for the Indian Air Force at a time when India has virtually said no to the American and Russian offers in this regard.
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An year of complete ban on single-use plastic bottles at DRDO headquarters

The initiative was started by DRDO Chief G Satheesh Reddy after taking over as the head of the research agency last year.
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15 years on, DRDO’s supersonic missile ready for IAF fighters

India’s first indigenous beyond visual range air-to-air missile (BVRAAM) for fighters, Astra, is now finally ready for induction after 15 tortuous years of development, with the DRDO expectinthe IAF..
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DRDO chief bats for indigenous defence production

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Astra lethal power to Indian Air Force fighters soon

Now, Astra BVRAAM will be inducted into the IAF with the DRDO sounding confident that it will prove to be force multiplier due to its pinpoint accuracy and long-range in taking out aerial threats
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DRDO's unmanned vehicle crash in Karnataka creates flutter

Initially, the Rustom 2 crash created a panic among villagers and they rushed to the spot to save the passengers. However, to their surprise, no persons were inside or around the UAV
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ISRO, DRDO sign MoUs for Gaganyaan mission

ISRO on Tuesday inked MoUs with DRDO for development of human centric systems for the Gaganyaan project, the Defence Ministry said. Some of the critical technologies to be provided by the DRDO to ISRO..
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Watch: DRDO successfully tests India's first indigenous air-to-air missile 'Astra'

The test-fire of the air-to-air missile was conducted by DRDO using the Indian Air Force's Sukhoi Su-30MKI aircraft.
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DRDO's Rustom 2 unmanned aircraft crashes during test flight in Karnataka's Chitradurga, villagers take selfie

The incident created panic among villagers who first rushed near to the aircraft crash site to save the passengers but left surprised when they didn't found anyone there.
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It was 'textbook landing': DRDO sources on naval LCA Tejas testing

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DRDO issues notification for posts of Admin, Allied Cadre, check @

The official website of DRDO stated that more updates on the posts of Admin and Allied Cadre will be published on the official website after the advertisements for "CEPTAM-09/STA-B Advt. &..
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Indian Air Force inducts second plane with new AEW&C system

The AEW&C system has been developed by the Center of Airborne Systems in Bengaluru with the help of Defence Research and Development Organization
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DRDO fostering civil-military ties in Ladakh

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Defence minister Rajnath Singh to visit Leh today

Defence minister Rajnath Singh will be visiting Leh on Thursday to attend a programme being organised by Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO). "Leaving New Delhi for Leh, where I shall..
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If anybody attacks us, we will give them reply they won't forget in lifetime: Venkaiah Naidu

"Why is the acquisition of all these weapons and technologies? Why DRDO? Why Navy, Army and other Defence forces. It's because others attack us. All Tom, Dick and Harry attack us. We will not attack..
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