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File of a surface-to-air missile | ANI

India successfully test fires medium range surface-to-air missile at Odisha’s Balasore

The missile, to be inducted into the Indian Army, has been jointly developed by DRDO in collaboration with Israel Aerospace Industries and manufactured by Bharat Dynamics.
DRDO Bhavan in New Delhi | Commons

ATAGS howitzer best artillery gun in world, no need for imports, says DRDO

DRDO said the gun system is far better than the legendary Bofors in the Indian Army along with any other artillery guns in the world including the ATHOS gun offered by Israel.
The 'Astra' beyond-visual-range air-to-air missile developed by DRDO | Photo: Commons

India working on next ‘Astra’ missile with 160 km range as Mk1 is integrated in IAF & Navy

The DRDO expects to complete the extension of range by May 2022. Astra is an indigenous beyond-visual-range air-to-air missile.
The defence ministry successfully tests the 5.56 x 30 mm Joint Venture Protective Carbine (JVPC) designed by DRDO on 10 December, 2020. | ANI

DRDO sub-machine gun clears defence ministry trials, could soon be inducted in armed forces

The 5.56x30 mm joint protective venture carbine is a gas-operated semi automatic weapon and has a rate of fire more than 700 rounds per minute.

India to launch Rs 4,000 cr ‘deep sea mission’ to explore minerals, energy, marine diversity

Ministry of Earth Sciences secretary M. Rajeevan says approvals are being obtained for the 'futuristic and game-changing' mission, likely to be launched in 3-4 months.
The Quick Reaction Surface to Air Missile took off from Chandipur in Odisha on 13 November

India’s Quick Reaction Surface-to-Air Missile successfully hits pilotless target aircraft

The defence ministry said the system is capable of detecting and tracking targets on the move. According to officials, the missile uses all indigenous subsystems.
The Nirbhay subsonic cruise missile | Twitter/@defenseworld

Nirbhay missile develops technical snag during test firing, aborted minutes after launch

Nirbhay missile was test-fired by DRDO from an integrated test range in Balasore in Odisha at around 10:30 AM.

India test fires 1st indigenously developed anti-radiation missile Rudram-1

The missile, developed by the DRDO, is likely to be integrated with the Sukhoi fighter jets of the IAF.
Supersonic Missile Assisted Release of Torpedo (SMART) successfully flight tested on Monday from Wheeler Island off the coast of Odisha | ANI | Twitter

The SMART torpedo system and why DRDO is calling it ‘game changer’ in anti-submarine warfare

Defence experts say the SMART torpedo system will change anti-submarine warfare tactics to a large extent, if not completely.
DRDO's Nirbhay missile at the Republic Day parade | Photo: PIB via Wikipedia

DRDO readies for another missile test, this time it’s subsonic ‘Nirbhay’

In the last month, DRDO has carried out several tests of missiles and related technology, amid the Covid-19 pandemic and tensions with China.

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