Air conditioner vest developed for troops posted in desert

An air conditioner vest has been developed for soldiers posted in the desert by premier defence research laboratory DRDO and its performance evaluation has been completed under lab conditions.

'India capable of developing ICBM beyond 10,000 kms range'

India is capable of developing intercontinental ballistic missiles (ICBM) which can hit targets beyond the range of 10,000 kms, Chairman of Armament Research Board, Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO), Dr SK Salwan said on Saturday.

Smriti Irani asks women scientists to play greater role in promoting girl education

HRD Minister Smriti Irani on Monday favoured increased participation of DRDO's women scientists in various initiatives taken by her ministry in promoting girl education and bringing a change in rural lives.

Nayudamma Awards presented to two woman scientists

The prestigious Nayudamma Award has been presented jointly to two women scientists - Tessy Thomas, Director of DRDO's Advanced Systems Laboratory, Hyderabad and Geeta Varadan from ISRO here on Sunday at a function organised by the Nayudamma Memorial Trust.

DRDO in talks with foreign companies for advanced fighter jet engine

DRDO is pushing ahead with its plan to develop an Advanced Medium Combat Aircraft and is in talks with top international firms to zero in on an engine for the same, a senior official said on Thursday.

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President Pranab congratulates DRDO on successful Agni-V test

 President Pranab Mukherjee on Saturday congratulated DRDO on the successful test-firing of the third developmental trial of Agni-V surface-to-surface missile.

Cherished every moment of my service in DRDO: Chander

On a day that India took a "giant leap" in its deterrence capability with the successful test launch of the canister-mounted Agni missile, the driving force behind the development of the weapon platform, DRDO chief Avinash Chander, marked his last day at the helm of the agency which he said he was leaving a satisfied man.

Agni-V's maiden canister trial successful
Agni-V's maiden canister trial successful

Giving an edge to the country's strategic strike capability, India on Saturday successfully carried out the maiden canister-based trial of its most potent missile Agni-V, which has a strike range of over 5000 kms and can carry a nuclear warhead of over one tonne, off Odisha coast.

Saraswat joins NITI Aayog as member

Former Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) chief V.K. Saraswat Friday took over as member of newly-created NITI Aayog here.

Defence secretary given additional charge of DRDO post

Defence Secretary RK Mathur was Friday given the additional charge of secretary DRDO as the term of incumbent secretary Avinash Chander ends Jan 31.

Odisha man shares defence information with ISI, held

Amid threat of a possible terror attack, Odisha Police Friday arrested a man for allegedly sharing information about the Integrated Test Range (ITR) at Chandipur in Balasore district with Pakistani spy agency ISI.

Canister-based Agni-V likely to be test fired on January 31

The first canister-based trial of the 5,000 km-plus nuclear capable Agni-V long range ballistic missile is likely to take place on January 31.

Avinash Chander was appointed in strange manner: Parrikar

 Defending his decision to terminate the contract of DRDO chief, Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar on Wednesday said Avinash Chander was appointed in a "strange manner" and he feels that at the age of 64, a person probably thinks in more of a cautious way.

Govt mulling to bifurcate DRDO chief and Scientific Adviser

 The government is contemplating to bifurcate the portfolio of DRDO chief as well as Scientific Advisor to the Defence Minister, which at present rests with a single person.

Chander removed as he didn't toe govt line on Make-in-India: Cong

Congress on Wednesday alleged that DRDO chief Avinash Chander was removed because he did not toe the government's line on "Make-in-India" campaign and asked the government to explain its decision.

Yechury demands clarification from govt over DRDO chief's removal

Communist Party of India (Marxist) leader Sitaram Yechury on Wednesday sought a clarification from the central government over the abrupt removal of Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) chief Avinash Chander.

Govt decision to remove DRDO chief shouldn't be politicised: BJP

The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Wednesday said the government's decision to remove Avinash Chander as the Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) chief should not be politicized.

Want young person on DRDO chief's post: Manohar Parrikar on Avinash Chander's removal
Want young person on DRDO chief's post: Manohar Parrikar on Avinash Chander's removal

A day after the Centre removed the chief of the Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) Avinash Chander, Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar on Wednesday justified the government's decision.

Digvijay Singh asks govt to explain removal of DRDO chief

A day after Avinash Chander was removed as chief of the top defence research organisation, Congress General Secretary Digvijay Singh Wednesday demanded that the government explain its decision.