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.

Smaller version of BrahMos missile being developed

Indo-Russian joint venture firm BrahMos Aerospace today said it is developing a smaller version of the 290-km supersonic cruise missile for enabling its deployment on submarines and smaller fighter aircraft such as MiG 29K.

DRDO claim on LCA export premature: Former top IAF officers

DRDO`s claim about being in a position to export Light Combat Aircraft Tejas has been dismissed as premature and unrealistic by former top IAF officers who want it to focus on getting the indigenous fighter plane inducted into own air force first.

Juvenile attacker of DRDO official nabbed

A juvenile pickpocket who was on the run after attacking a senior DRDO official with a razor blade after he was caught while stealing a cellphone has been apprehended, police said on Monday.

Three special teams formed to nab pickpocket in DRDO attack case

Three special teams have been formed to nab the juvenile pickpocket who allegedly attacked and injured a senior DRDO official with a razor blade after he was caught for stealing a cell phone in the crowded Charminar area, police said today.

DRDO Regional Director stabbed by juvenile in Hyderabad

A senior DRDO official was stabbed allegedly by a juvenile "pickpocket" while the boy was being chased by a group of people in the crowded Charminar area here today.

Akash missile clears final test, ready for induction

India Wednesday successfully test fired indigenously developed surface-to-air missile Akash from a defence base in Odisha, an official said.

India aims at 75 per cent indigenisation in defence in 2020-2025

India aims to achieve 75 per cent indigenisation in defence production between 2020 and 2025, said Avinash Chander, scientific advisor to the defence minister.

India to lay down policy for missile exports

India has the capability to export missiles and it will soon start laying down policy norms, said Avinash Chander, scientific advisor to the defence minister.

BrahMos supersonic cruise missile test-fired successfully

In a major boost to the country`s combat capabilities, the 290-km range BrahMos
supersonic cruise missile was successfully test-fired off the coast of Karwar on Monday.

Akash supersonic missiles test-fired successfully

DRDO on Wednesday successfully test-fired the Akash air defence missiles off the coast of Balasore in Odisha.

Device to track down snipers developed: DRDO

To protect VVIPs from snipers, DRDO says it has developed a laser device which can detect and locate potential assassins hiding behind windows with their hi-tech rifles.

India successfully test fires Astra air-to-air missile

India today successfully test-fired its first indigenously-developed air-to-air missile Astra from a Su-30 combat aircraft over a firing range in the western sector.

India successfully test fires exo-atmospheric missile interceptor

India Sunday successfully test-fired an exo-atmospheric missile interceptor for the first time at a defence base in Odisha as part of its efforts to create a shield against incoming enemy missiles, a senior defence official said.