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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. On 21 Nov 2020, Heavy weight torpedo Varunastra being produced by BDL Vishakhapattanam which was designed by the naval science and technological laboratory, DRDO.

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DRDO assistant scientist gives 'healing touch' to trees in Bengaluru [Video]

DRDO assistant scientist gives 'healing touch' to trees in Bengaluru

Vinod Kartavya, an assistant scientist at a Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) laboratory, along with his five friends has taken up an initiative to remove nails, posters and stickers..

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Watch: BrahMos missile hits target over 250 km with 'pinpoint accuracy' [Video]

Watch: BrahMos missile hits target over 250 km with 'pinpoint accuracy'

The Indian Army on November 25 successfully test-fired the BrahMos missile in the Bay of Bengal. The missile, developed by Defence Research and Development Organisation, hit the designated target at..

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Watch: India tests BrahMos missile's land-attack version amid border tension [Video]

Watch: India tests BrahMos missile's land-attack version amid border tension

India tested land-attack version of BrahMos missile on November 24. The test was reportedly conducted at Andaman-Nicobar Islands. The missile hit the target successfully which was placed on another..

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India successfully testfires land-attack version of BrahMos supersonic cruise missile [Video]

India successfully testfires land-attack version of BrahMos supersonic cruise missile

India test-fired land attack version of BrahMos supersonic cruise missile on Nov 24 from the Andaman and Nicobar Islands territory. The target of the missile was on another island there. The mission..

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COVID-19: CM Kejriwal admits shortage of ICU beds, assures solution [Video]

COVID-19: CM Kejriwal admits shortage of ICU beds, assures solution

Delhi Chief Minister, Arvind Kejriwal visited GTB Hospital on November 18. He informed that there is a shortage of ICU beds but also assured that Delhi govt is closely working on it. "There is an..

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Watch: DRDO successfully test-fires Quick Reaction Surface to Air Missile air defence system [Video]

Watch: DRDO successfully test-fires Quick Reaction Surface to Air Missile air defence system

Quick Reaction Surface to Air Missile air defence system has been successfully test fired by DRDO (Defence Research and Development Organisation) on November 17. The Missile system secured a direct hit..

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Watch: DRDO test fires Quick Reaction Surface to Air Missile air defence system [Video]

Watch: DRDO test fires Quick Reaction Surface to Air Missile air defence system

DRDO successfully test-fired Quick Reaction Surface to Air missile for the second time on Tuesday. DRDO’s back to back test trials of QRSAM was lauded by the defence minister Rajnath Singh. The..

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Delhi's Covid target amid fresh wave: 1 lakh daily tests, 750 new ICU beds [Video]

Delhi's Covid target amid fresh wave: 1 lakh daily tests, 750 new ICU beds

Delhi is in battle mode amid fresh wave of Covid-19 infections. Union Home minister Amit Shah chaired a meeting on countering Covid spike on November 15. Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal, Union & Delhi Health..

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1 lakh daily tests to be conducted in Delhi to tackle rising COVID cases: CM Kejriwal [Video]

1 lakh daily tests to be conducted in Delhi to tackle rising COVID cases: CM Kejriwal

Delhi Cheif Minister Arvind Kejriwal on November 15 said that central government has assured 750 ICU beds will be available at DRDO centre and the number of COVID test conducted daily to be increased..

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Watch: Successful test firing of DRDO-developed Quick Reaction Surface to Air Missile [Video]

Watch: Successful test firing of DRDO-developed Quick Reaction Surface to Air Missile

Successful firing tested of the Defence Research and Development Organisation- developed Quick Reaction Surface to Air Missile system off the coast of in Odisha's Balasore on November 13. The Missile..

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India's anti-satellite missile system statue unveiled by Rajnath Singh [Video]

India's anti-satellite missile system statue unveiled by Rajnath Singh

A statue of India's anti-satellite missile system was unveiled in Delhi at the DRDO headquarters. Defence Minister Rajnath Singh unveiled the statue at a ceremony. PM Modi had announced successful..

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Rajnath Singh inaugurates model of anti-satellite missile system at DRDO HQ [Video]

Rajnath Singh inaugurates model of anti-satellite missile system at DRDO HQ

Union Defence Minister Rajnath Singh and Union Minister for Road Transport and Highways, Nitin Gadkari visited Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) Bhawan on November 09. They witnessed..

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DRDO Chief appeals COVID patients to avail free medical care at agency-run hospitals [Video]

DRDO Chief appeals COVID patients to avail free medical care at agency-run hospitals

Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) Chairman G Satheesh Reddy appealed COVID-19 patients to get treated in agency-run hospitals in free of cost. Chairman Reddy said, "DRDO has..

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DRDO hospital treating patients free of cost amid rising COVID cases in Delhi [Video]

DRDO hospital treating patients free of cost amid rising COVID cases in Delhi

As coronavirus cases in the national capital surge once again, Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel COVID Hospital continues to treat virus infected patients free of cost. This COVID hospital at Ulan Batar Marg is..

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Watch: DRDO successfully flight tested advanced version of Pinaka from Integrated Test Range [Video]

Watch: DRDO successfully flight tested advanced version of Pinaka from Integrated Test Range

An advanced version of the DRDO-developed Pinaka successfully flight tested from Integrated Test Range, Chandipur off coast in Odisha on November 04. A total of 6 rockets were launched in series and..

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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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DRDO successfully test fires laser-guided anti-tank missile


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DRDO scientist honey-trapped, held hostage rescued; prime accused may have links to former 'Bigg Boss' winner

Three people identified as Deepak Kumar, Sunita Gurjar, and Rakesh Kumar alias Rinku have been arrested, while two of their partners involved in the kidnapping are absconding, police said.
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DRDO completes key process relating to production of Pinaka rocket system

The Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) on Friday kick-started a key process for production of Pinaka rockets, launchers and related equipment, officials said.
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AtmaNirbhar Bharat: Why is DRDO's latest laser-guided anti-tank missile more than special for Indian Army

DRDO has now achieved great success by successfully testing the laser-guided anti-tank missile. The test was fired conducted from the MBT Arjun tank in Ahmednagar, Maharashtra.
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Laser-guided ATGM successfully test-fired, Rajnath Singh says India proud of DRDO

The missile has been developed by Armament Research & Development Establishment (ARDE) Pune in association with High Energy Materials Research Laboratory (HEMRL) Pune, and Instruments Research &..
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DRDO conducts successful flight test of ABHYAS

India on Tuesday successfully conducted the flight test of ABHYAS - High-speed Expendable Aerial Target (HEAT) - from a test range in Odisha, government sources said. The trial, carried out by the..
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DRDO working on cultivating vegetables under intense winters for Indian Army


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Karnataka sees DRDO lab at Shivamogga


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DRDO plans Star Wars-style weapons for battles of future

The national programme will have short, medium and long-term goals, with the eventual aim being to develop different DEW variants of up to 100 kilowatt power, in collaboration with the domestic..
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With HSTDV technology, India now enters the elite club of hypersonic regime; here's why it matters

Prime Minister Narendra Modi congratulated the Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) for successfully demonstrating the hypersonic air-breathing scramjet technology with the flight test..
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PM congratulates DRDO for successful HSTDV flight, says very few nations have such capability


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DRDO successfully demonstrates Hypersonic air-breathing scramjet technology


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DRDO successfully tests Hypersonic Technology Demonstrator Vehicle, boosts India's indigenous defence

In a historic step for the 'Atmanirbhar Bharat' mission envisaged by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, India's Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) on this day successfully tested the..
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From being a weapons importer, India must turn into an exporter: DRDO chairman

"When one talks about self-reliance in India's defence technology, it means that we should have the design, development and manufacturing capabilities for particular equipment or weapon systems that..
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Lot of technologies developed to deal with cold weather in northern mountains: DRDO chief


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Sushant Singh Rajput case: CBI quizzes Rhea for second day

The CBI questioned actor Rhea Chakraborty for the second day on Saturday as part of its inquiry into her boyfriend Sushant Singh Rajput’s suicide, reports Vijay V Singh. A policeman escorted..
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Rhea Chakraborty summoned by CBI; Reaches DRDO guest house to join probe in SSR death case

The Jalebi actor, on Friday morning reached the DRDO guest house where the CBI is likely to grill her for several hours on her whereabouts from 8 June to 13 June, Whatsapp chats and more.
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Sushant Singh Rajput and Rhea Chakraborty's company auditor arrives at DRDO guesthouse for CBI probe

Chartered accountant of Sushant Singh Rajput, Sandip Shridhar arrived at DRDO guesthouse for interrogation.
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Funded by PM-CARES, DRDO's 500-bed COVID hospital inaugurated in Patna

A 500-bed COVID hospital with 125 ICU beds, set up by Defence Research & Development Organisation (DRDO) in Patna was inaugurated on Monday by Union Minister Nityanand Rai. Prime Minister's Citizen..
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DRDO lists 108 items to boost Indian cos


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DRDO comes out with list of 108 military systems for production by domestic industry

India's premier defence research institute DRDO has identified 108 military systems and subsystems like navigation radars, tank transporters and missile canisters for the domestic industry to design,..
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DRDO's anti-drone system deployed near Red Fort on Independence Day

The anti-drone system can be an effective counter to increased drone-based activity in the western and northern sectors of the country.
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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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