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India successfully tests ‘game changer’ SMART torpedo system for anti-submarine warfare

The Supersonic Missile Assisted Release of Torpedo (SMART) was tested at 1145 hours from the APJ Abdul Kalam Island, earlier known as Wheeler Island, off the Odisha coast.
Main Battle Tank (MBT) Arjun firing the anti-tank guided missile (ATGM) | DRDO

Not just Arjun, DRDO looking to get indigenous anti-tank missile on Russian T-90 tanks too 

Two successful tests of the ATGM have been conducted on Main Battle Tank (MBT) Arjun over the past fortnight. DRDO is aiming for ATGM user trials by February.
The Brahmos supersonic cruise missile was test fired in Balasore on 30 September

India successfully test fires BrahMos supersonic cruise missile

The test-firing of the missile, which has a range of around 400 km, was carried out by the DRDO off the coast of Balasore in Odisha.
The Hypersonic Technology Demonstrator Vehicle was tested from APJ Abdul Kalam testing range in Odisha’s Balasore | By special arrangement

‘Like lighting a match in cyclone’ — Beauty of India’s hypersonic flight tech is in its engine

DRDO's successful test of a Hypersonic Technology Demonstrator Vehicle this month is a result of several indigenous tech achievements and know-how obtained over two decades.
The DRDO headquarters in New Delhi

DRDO draws up list of 108 systems to be made in India as govt pushes for Atmanirbhar Bharat

The list, which was submitted to Defence Minister Rajnath Singh, include mini and micro UAVs, missile canisters, marine rocket launcher and satellite navigation receivers.
Doctors wearing protective gear check the temperature of visitors at the entrance of a hospital in Srinagar (Representational Image)| PTI

50 doctors and medical staff contract Covid-19, DRDO steps up work on protective gear

A DRDO lab has devised a special fabric that it says can protect healthcare workers dealing with coronavirus cases from an infection.
Government hospital officials wear masks as precautionary

DRDO starts detection tests for COVID-19, producing hand sanitisers in small quantities

The Madhya Pradesh government will be using the DRDE lab in Gwalior to test suspect coronavirus cases.
File image of the Chinese ship Dai Cui Yun

DRDO confirms Chinese ship India stopped was carrying nuclear-capable equipment to Pakistan

According to DRDO officials, it is now up to India’s national security planners to expose the nuclear proliferation nexus between Beijing and Islamabad.
INS Arihant at sea

India’s K-4 submarine-launched ballistic missile aces second test in a week

The missile has a range of 3,500km, with 'almost all parts of Pakistan and several areas of China within its reach'.
A photo released by the Press Information Bureau, showing a missile launch from under the sea (representational image) | Commons

India test fires K-4, a 3,500 km nuclear-capable missile meant for Arihant submarine

K-4 is the most potent missile that India can fire from a submarine, giving the country unprecedented second-strike capability and huge deterrence power.

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