Missile Complex Hyderabad to be renamed after Kalam

 Missile Complex Hyderabad which comprises Defence Research and Development Laboratory (DRDL), the Advanced Systems Laboratory (ASL) and the Research Centre Imarat (RCI) will soon be renamed as 'Dr A P J Abdul Kalam Missile Complex', official sources said here on Monday.

DRDO-Patanjali agreement: JD(U) says govt 'saffronising' agency

Janata Dal (U) on Monday described as "appalling" the agreement between Yoga guru Ramdev's company and the DRDO and accused the government of carrying out "saffronisation" of the organisation and taking "political opportunism to new low".

Now, Baba Ramdev to help DRDO market its herbal products
Now, Baba Ramdev to help DRDO market its herbal products

India's premier defence research organisation DRDO has now roped in yoga guru Ramdev's Patanjali Ayurveda Limited to manufacture and market in the country and abroad some herbal supplements and food products developed by it.

Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar in Leh, reviews security situation in J&K
Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar in Leh, reviews security situation in J&K

Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar will arrive in Leh on Sunday on a two-day visit to Ladakh.

DRDO to conduct joint research in defence with IIT-Kharagpur

To achieve self-reliance in select defence technologies through joint research, Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) Tuesday signed a memorandum of collaboration with IIT-Kharagpur.

APJ Abdul Kalam's statue unveiled at DRDO unit in Hyderabad

 A bronze statue of the late APJ Abdul Kalam was today unveiled here at the residential campus of Research Centre Imarat (RCI), a DRDO unit which the former President had established.

Name DRDO after Abdul Kalam, Telanana CM urges PM Narendra Modi

The Telangana Government on Sunday requested the Centre that the city-based Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO), be named after former President A P J Abdul Kalam.

Abdul Kalam had special attachment to Hyderabad

 Former president APJ Abdul Kalam, who died on Monday, had a special attachment to Hyderabad where he led India's missile development programme and worked on various projects to use the spin-offs of defence research for healthcare.

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India's 'original rocket man': Abdul Kalam's phenomenal contribution to Science
India's 'original rocket man': Abdul Kalam's phenomenal contribution to Science

India's most loved president, renowned scientist and Bharat Ratna, APJ Abdul Kalam passed away after suffering a cardiac arrest while delivering a lecture to students at IIM-Shillong on Monday evening. He was 84.

DU students turn scientists at DRDO labs

Young scientists at Delhi University are busy working at Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) laboratories this summer, programming robots to be used in warfare and developing an image encryption scheme for secure communication.

Akash Air Defence system to be formally inducted into IAF this week

 Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar will this week formally induct the Akash Air Defence System into the Indian Air Force.

Chinese military research academy praises India's main battle tank Arjun, says it's 'very good'
Chinese military research academy praises India's main battle tank Arjun, says it's 'very good'

India's indigenous main battle tank Arjun was on Monday praised by a top Chinese military official who said it is "very good" for Indian conditions as the PLA for the first time opened its facilities for Indian media to provide an insight into its massive modernisation.

India facing dearth of cryptographers: Ex-DRDO chief

Former DRDO chief V.K. Saraswat on Monday expressed concern at the shortage of experts involved in making and cracking secret codes, as they have a major role to play in bolstering India's cyber defence.

NITI Aayog to push India's cyber defence system

 NITI Aayog would give a policy push to build India's cyber defence system, its member V K Saraswat said on Monday.

Indian Army seeks designs for futuristic combat vehicle

 Intending to replace the Soviet-origin T-72 tanks, the Army has invited proposals from domestic and foreign firms for designing a 'Future Ready Combat Vehicle', significantly at a time when DRDO is already working on such a project.

Army invites proposals for designing tanks, DRDO surprised

Intending to replace Soviet-origin T-72 tanks, the Army has invited proposals from domestic and foreign firms for designing 'Future Ready Combat Vehicle' (FRCV) tanks, significantly at a time when DRDO is already working on such a project.

DRDO scientist Narayana Murthy gets Astronautical Society award

Noted DRDO scientist BHVS Narayana Murthy has been conferred with the Astronautical Society of India's Rocket and Related Technologies Award in recognition of his research, innovations, sustained contributions and leadership.

Govt clears transfer of land for defence research centre

The government on Wednesday approved transfer of a portion of land and building of erstwhile National Instruments by Jadavpur University (West Bengal) to the DRDO for setting up a defence research centre.

New DRDO chief takes over, scientists hail appointment

 Radar specialist S. Christopher took charge as the new director general of Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) and its secretary at on Friday morning, with the appointment being welcomed by defence scientists and officials.