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Indian Air Force fighter jets fly during the Republic Day parade in New Delhi

IAF set to get two more warning systems, awaits nod from Cabinet Committee on Security

The Rs 9,000-crore DRDO-IAF joint project has been cleared by the Defence Acquisition Council, and is expected to take three years to complete.
Rajnath Singh roadshow

Rajnath Singh says performance standards being to make govt more efficient

Defence Minister Rajnath Singh said mechanisms were being put in place for more prudence in financial management under to ensure the Centre's 'minimum government, maximum governance' vision.
The DRDO headquarters in New Delhi

Parliamentary panel recommends DRDO revamp, wants private sector & academic institutions involved

The recommendations by the panel, headed by former Union minister Jual Oram, also included plans to reduce DRDO dependence on foreign vendors.
LCA Tejas

Navy’s Tejas aims for first-ever take-off from aircraft carrier Vikramaditya

DRDO & its Aeronautical Development Agency are aiming to pull off the maiden flight of naval Tejas from Vikramaditya as a technology demonstration.
Agni III

DRDO and SFC to look into why nuclear-capable Agni night test failed

The Strategic Forces Command conducted India’s first night trial of the missile as part of its training, and the DRDO provided logistic support.
The DRDO headquarters in New Delhi

Israel firm Rafael apologises to DRDO for jibe on missile programme, calls it ‘unintended’

Rafael Advanced Defense Systems, the firm said, ‘affirms and applauds’ the work done by DRDO in building new-age technologies for India.
The DRDO headquarters in New Delhi

War of words breaks out between Israeli firm and DRDO over anti-tank missiles

Rafael conducted successful test of Spike missiles in Mhow, and asked Army to reconsider decision to take away a huge order & give it to DRDO.
ASAT Missile

At least 28 pieces of debris from India’s A-SAT missile test still floating in space

NASA tracked at least 101 pieces of debris initially, 28 of them still remain in low Earth orbit, says astrophysicist Jonathan McDowell.
K4 Long-Range submarine-launched ball

India to test-fire 3,500 km range K-4 nuclear missile

The missile system is being developed by the DRDO for the Arihant class submarines being built by India for its nuclear triad.
The DRDO headquarters in New Delhi

Army wants DRDO to take in more of its personnel on deputation, give them more access

Army officers are unhappy with DRDO’s speed of development, and want more of their own personnel to work with it and make the process streamlined.

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