Scorpene submarines to have system to stay longer under water

An indigenously-developed propulsion system that will allow Scorpene submarines to stay underwater for longer period is in final stages of development and trials could be held from March next year.

Indian Navy subs can soon stay longer under water

 Indian scientists have developed technology that will enable the navy's conventional non-nuclear submarines stay under water for up to two weeks before replenishing their oxygen supply, thus increasing their stealth capabilities.

India rejects US' Javelin missiles for Israel's 'Spike'

India on Saturday decided to buy 8,356 Spike anti-tank guided missile and 321 launchers from Israel for Rs 3,200 crore, rejecting US offer of Javelin missiles that Washington was lobbying hard for.

PM Modi lauds scientists on successful Nirbhay missile test

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday congratulated Indian scientists on the successful test-firing of the Nirbhay missile.

India developing air-launched version of Nirbhay missile

 DRDO is developing an air-launched version of the 1,500-km-range Nirbhay sub-sonic cruise missile which would be capable of being fired from the Air Force's frontline Su-30MKI combat aircraft.

'Nirbhay' missile scheduled to be test fired on Friday

India is ready for the second test fire of its indigenously developed sub-sonic long range cruise missile 'Nirbhay' from the Integrated Test Range at Chandipur.

'Nirbhay' missile scheduled to be test fired on Friday

India is ready for the second test fire of its indigenously developed sub-sonic long range cruise missile 'Nirbhay' from the Integrated Test Range at Chandipur.

DRDO chief calls for turning waste into useful products

Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) chief Avinash Chander Thursday called for turning waste into useful products through affordable technologies.

Tech advances can bring innovations in waste management: DRDO

 Rapid advances in technologies provide ample opportunities for bringing in innovations in waste management, the scientific adviser to Defence Minister and DRDO chief Avinash Chander said here today.

HAL, DRDO test first LCA built for IAF

State-owned HAL and DRDO on Tuesday carried out the maiden sortie of the first LCA Tejas aircraft produced for the Indian Air Force by them in Bengaluru.

Smiles on faces kept me motivated: APJ Abdul Kalam

Former President APJ Abdul Kalam's dream to see smiles on billion faces kept him motivated throughout his life.

DRDO sends 9 tonnes of ready-to-eat meals to J&K

 Defence research agency DRDO has sent nine tonnes of ready-to-eat meals appealing to local taste buds for flood-ravaged areas here.

Air India declares free travel for trapped tourists in Jammu and Kashmir

As Kashmir valley remains under flood water, Air India has decided to ferry free of cost tourists trapped in Srinagar while Gujarat and Bihar governments are sending 75,000 food and dry food packets for affected people.

DRDO`s bio-toilets can help Swachh Bharat mission: Venkaiah

The bio-toilets developed by the Defence Research and Development Organisation would bring about "a revolution" in rural areas, and the government had set its sights on ending open defecation in the country, Union Urban Development Minister Venkaiah Naidu today said here.

India to develop man portable anti-tank guided missile

India is working on developing a man-portable anti-tank guided missile capable of being fired from shoulders, a top defence official said here today.

India should stay ahead of world in technology: PM

Calling technology a "key driving force", Prime Minister Narendra Modi Wednesday said India needs to stay ahead in this sphere to become a world leader.

PM Narendra Modi addresses DRDO scientists, stresses on innovation and technology

Speaking at an award function organised by Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO), Prime Minister Narendra Modi hailed the scientists of India for their commendable work.

India conducts successful trial of surface-to-air Akash missile

India on Tuesday successfully conducted trials of its indigenously developed surface-to-air `Akash` missile, which has a strike range of 25 kms, as part of a user trial by the Air Force from the Integrated Test Range at Chandipur.

50 soldiers died in Siachen in last 3 years: Govt

Fifty soldiers lost their lives in Siachen Glacier due to climatic conditions and avalanches in the last three years while 16 soldiers died while serving in UN peacekeeping operations during that period, Lok Sabha was informed on Friday.

Ten key DRDO projects delayed: Jaitley

Ten major projects of the Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO), including the LCA Tejas aircraft and several key missile programmes, have been delayed due to various reasons, Lok Sabha was informed Friday.