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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.

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Amid rise in cases, DRDO reopens Covid hospital in national capital [Video]

Amid rise in cases, DRDO reopens Covid hospital in national capital

DRDO has reopened the Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel COVID hospital in the national capital amid rising cases. All the available beds have been filled and 250 more beds will be added in the facility by..

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DRDO reopens Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel COVID hospital [Video]

DRDO reopens Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel COVID hospital

Amid massive surge in COVID-19 cases in national capital, Defence Research and Development Organisation spokesperson Narendra Kumar Arya informed that functioning of Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel COVID..

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India's latest feat: Arch of world's highest rail bridge completed in J&K [Video]

India's latest feat: Arch of world's highest rail bridge completed in J&K

Indian railways crossed a major milestone on April 5. The final segment of arch of world's highest rail bridge was installed. The bridge is being built 359 m above river Chenab in J&K's Reasi. The..

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Delhi Police arrest rice puller scammers [Video]

Delhi Police arrest rice puller scammers

With the arrest of accused Raj Kumar Saigal, Thakurdas Mondal, and Munna Lal, Crime Branch of Delhi police busted the Kolkata-based gang of cheaters, indulged in the "Rice Puller" scam. Accused persons..

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Watch DRDO’s successful flight test of solid fuel ducted ramjet technology [Video]

Watch DRDO’s successful flight test of solid fuel ducted ramjet technology

The Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) on Friday successfully conducted a flight test of solid fuel ducted ramjet(SFDR) technology from a test range in Odisha, official sources said...

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DRDO conducts flight test of Solid Fuel Ducted Ramjet Technology [Video]

DRDO conducts flight test of Solid Fuel Ducted Ramjet Technology

Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) successfully conducted flight test of Solid Fuel Ducted Ramjet (SFDR) Technology from Integrated Test Range at Chandipur in Odisha on March 05. All..

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World’s largest Covid Care Centre to close down in Delhi, ITBP DG announces [Video]

World’s largest Covid Care Centre to close down in Delhi, ITBP DG announces

The Union Home Ministry has directed a phased closure of two special and temporary COVID care centres in the city in view of "continuous decline" in coronavirus cases, officials said on Tuesday. While..

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Covid: Defence minister ask Army Chief, Defence Secy, DRDO chief to offer expertise, facilities to civilians

Defence Minister Rajnath Singh on Tuesday spoke to the Army Chief MM Naravane, Defence Secretary and chief of the Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) and asked them to offer available..
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DRDO develops supplemental oxygen delivery system which can be used for Covid patients


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Covid-19: Rajnath Singh directs DRDO to provide 150 jumbo oxygen cylinders to UP govt

An additional 1,000 cylinders would be provided by the DRDO later. The oxygen would be supplied to hospitals in Lucknow for Covid-19 patients. The Covid-19 situation in Uttar Pradesh has deteriorated..
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MHA asks CAPFs to depute 25 doctors, 75 paramedics at DRDO's Covid hospital in Ahmedabad


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DRDO joins Covid battle: 1,000-bed makeshift hospital to be set up in Lucknow


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Corruption case: Anil Deshmukh reaches DRDO office for questioning

Former Maharashtra Home Minister Anil Deshmukh reached the DRDO guest house here on Wednesday as the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) had summoned him for questioning in connection with an alleged..
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DRDO opens up missile production partnership for Indian private sector

In a bid to promote the domestic defence industry, the Defence Research and Development Organisation(DRDO) has allowed private sector firms to both develop and produce missile systems such as vertical..
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DRDO develops new lightweight bullet-proof jacket for the Army


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79 projects worth Rs 8,201 crore taken up by DRDO in last three years


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Defence minister Rajnath Singh lauds DRDO on development of Air Independent Propulsion System


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DRDO successfully proves land-based prototype of AIP system, Rajnath congratulates


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DRDO conducts successful flight test of SFDR


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Opened up space sector, DRDO to boost research: Modi


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DRDO successfully launches VL-SRSAM twice

The launches were carried out from a static vertical launcher from Integrated Test Range (ITR), Chandipur. Indigenously designed and developed by DRDO for the Indian Navy, VL-SRSAM is meant for..
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51% of new Tejas fighter jets to have indigenous Uttam radars, says DRDO chairman

Uttam is an AESA radar that is capable of tracking targets and taking hi-resolution pictures required for reconnaissance missions.
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PM Modi to dedicate Arjun tank to the nation on Sunday, Army to get 118 latest tanks

The tank has been fully designed and developed by the DRDO in close coordination with the Indian Army.
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Uttarakhand floods: CM says ISRO, DRDO helping to ascertain exact cause; relief work immediate priority


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Army, ITBP, DRDO teams rushed to Chamoli


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DRDO successfully test fires surface-to-air Akash missile


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DRDO’s successful flight test of Smart Anti Airfield Weapon


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CRPF, DRDO launches bike ambulance 'RAKSHITA'


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All about India's first indigenous 9 mm machine pistol jointly developed by DRDO, Army

Army's infantry school in Mhow and the DRDO's Armament Research and Development Establishment (ARDE) in Pune have designed and developed the weapon.
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DRDO makes several products to help Indian Army withstand sub-zero conditions at LAC

DRDO developed multiple products to help keep the soldiers warm in the extremely low temperatures.
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DRDO develops multiple products to help Indian Army battle extreme cold in deployment against China


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Big boost to DRDO as India, Israel successfully test MRSAM air defence system

The Medium-Range Surface-to-Air Missile (MRSAM) defence system was tested at an Indian facility and validated all components of the weapons system.
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DRDO, Indian Navy conduct successful maiden trial of SAHAYAK-NG air-droppable container


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ATAGS howitzer best gun in world, no need to import other artillery guns: DRDO

The ATAGS is developed by the Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) in India and it has already been fired in Sikkim and Pokhran.
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Defence minister hands over 3 DRDO systems to chiefs of armed forces

Singh handed over the Indian maritime situational awareness system (IMSAS) to Navy Chief Admiral Karambir Singh at an event here, the Defence Ministry's statement said. The IMSAS is a software system..
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India successfully test fires Prithvi II ballistic missiles

India on Wednesday successfully test fired the DRDO-developed, nuclear-capable Prithvi II missile off the coast of Odisha in Balasore.
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Six new 'eyes in the sky' for IAF to be built by DRDO on Air India planes

n a major boost for the indigenous defence industry, India is going to make six new Airborne Early Warning and Control planes to be developed by Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) on..
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DRDO-designed sub-machine gun successfully undergoes defence ministry's user trails

A 5.56x30 mm sub-machine gun designed by the Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) has successfully undergone the defence ministry's user trials, it was announced on Thursday. The..
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DRDO's carbine successfully completes Army's user trials

At a time when the Indian Army is hunting for a new carbine, a DRDO-designed 5.56x30 mm protective carbine has successfully undergone the final phase of user trials on December 7, 2020, meeting all the..
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DRDO successfully demonstrates quantum communication between two labs


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200 Indian howitzers to be ready for induction in 18 months, CDS asks services to handhold local industry

In the backdrop of a choice between an indigenous and foreign option to fulfil Indian Army's requirement for over 400 howitzers, DRDO has said that it would be in a position to offer over 200 Made in..
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Amid border row, new DRDO lab created for focused research along China, Pak border

In the middle of a border conflict, the government has merged two DRDO laboratories to create a new one which will do focused research on terrain and avalanches along the borders with China and..
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India to carry out multiple launches of BrahMos supersonic cruise missiles

In the last two months, DRDO has been successful in testing both new and existing missile systems including the Shaurya missile system which can hit targets at over 800 km and technology demonstration..
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After PM Modi’s Arjun tank ride, DRDO hopes to get orders for advanced tank


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DRDO develops fire-fighting system for buses

The Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) has developed a fire mitigation system in buses, which can detect fires in less than 30 seconds and extinguish it within a minute. The wider..
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Rajnath Singh to inaugurate model of anti-satellite missile system at DRDO headquarters, Delhi


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DRDO test fires Pinaka rocket system

The premier military research organisation said a total of six rockets were launched in quick succession and the tests met "complete mission objectives". "Enhanced version of PINAKA Rocket System,..
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DRDO lauds Air Force for supporting its weapon trials, anti-COVID-19 measures

In the last six months, the Indian Air Force has flown more than 160 hours for supporting the missions of Defence Research and Development Organisation for COVID-19 relief and weapon trials.
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New DRDO procurement manual to boost domestic industry participation


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Rajnath Singh approves new DRDO procurement manual to facilitate indigenous defence industry


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BrahMos supersonic cruise missile successfully test fired from INS Chennai, will ensure warship's invincibility

BRAHMOS supersonic cruise missile was successfully test fired on Sunday from the Indian Navy's indigenously-built stealth destroyer INS Chennai, hitting a target in the Arabian Sea, the Defence..
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Within India, we can make any type of missile that armed forces want: DRDO Chief Satheesh Reddy


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SMART weapon system will help Navy in engaging enemy submarines from far-off distances, says DRDO chief

The SMART weapon system was successfully testfired for the first time on October 5 where a supersonic missile was used to launch a torpedo against a simulated submarine as a target.
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India successfully test-fires DRDO's 'Rudram' Anti-Radiation Missile

India successfully test-fired the 'Rudram' Anti-Radiation Missile, developed by Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO), from a Sukhoi-30 fighter aircraft off the east coast on Friday...
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Another feather in cap: DRDO successfully flight tests 'Supersonic Missile Assisted Release of Torpedo'

Union Defence Minister Rajnath Singh congratulated the Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) for the success.
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India successfully flight tests weapon system SMART

India's Defence Research and Development Organisation on Monday successfully flight tested the weapon system, Supersonic Missile Assisted Release of Torpedo (SMART), defence minister Rajnath Singh..
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Anti-tank guided missile successfully test fired by DRDO

The weapon was test fired from an MBT Arjun Tank at KK Ranges in Armoured Corps Centre and School (ACC&S) in Ahmednagar, in continuation of successful trial done on September 22.
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