Maiden flight of wheeled-version of UAV Panchi successful: DRDO

The wheeled-version of India's indigenous unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) Nishant on Wednesday successfully undertook its maiden flight.

New domains of conflict and war emerging: DRDO chief

Security challenges are going beyond traditional domains of land, sea and air and new forms of conflict and war are emerging, chief of DRDO Avinash Chander said on Tuesday.

DRDO under Parliament scanner

India’s premier defence research organisation – Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) – is under Parliament scanner.

India successfully tests 1,000-kg glide bomb

India Friday tested an indigenously developed 1,000-kg glide bomb, with a top official saying the country can now launch heavy bombs for delivery up to 100 km away with high precision.

Advanced Pinaka Mark-II successfully test fired

An advanced version of the indigenously developed Pinaka Mark-II rocket was successfully test fired on Tuesday from a defence base in Odisha using a multi- barrel launcher.

BEL completes Akash Air Defence System firing trials

Bengaluru: Firing trials of the Akash Air Defence System, designed and developed by DRDO, have been conducted successfully at the Integrated Test Range at Balasore in Odisha, Bharat Electronics Limited which manufactured it said.

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.