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DRDO Chief gets prestigious Aryabhatta award

Last Updated: Tuesday, May 28, 2013, 23:15

DRDO Chief VK Saraswat today received the prestigious Aryabhatta award by the Astronautical Society of India for his lifetime contributions to missiles and aerospace technologies.

DRDO says it has capability to produce VVIP choppers

Last Updated: Wednesday, February 20, 2013, 16:12

DRDO said it has the capability to manufacture such helicopters even though he contended that producing anything entirely indigenously was impractical.

Scientific Adviser seeks to play down IAF Chief`s remarks

Last Updated: Friday, February 08, 2013, 16:12

Seeking to play down Air Chief Marshal NAK Browne`s unhappiness over delays in defence development projects VK Saraswat, Scientific Advisor to the Defence Minister on Thursday said it is a mere "perception of users".

Liberate scientific pursuit from bureaucratic clutches: Nair

Last Updated: Monday, September 24, 2012, 15:22

Former ISRO chairman G Madhavan Nair on Monday came down heavily on the Government for reportedly clipping the financial powers of DRDO chief VK Saraswat.

`Six out of 1 lakh soldiers victim of suicide`

Last Updated: Wednesday, June 27, 2012, 11:53

Cases of suicides and fratricides among Indian soldiers has reduced to six per lakh this year from about 14 per lakh a few years ago, premier defence agency DRDO has said.

`India capable of making missiles with 8,000 km range`

Last Updated: Wednesday, May 23, 2012, 20:31

India is capable of developing missiles that can hit targets located at more than 8,000 km away, a top official today said.

DRDO celebrates National Technology Day

Last Updated: Friday, May 11, 2012, 21:37

DRDO chief Dr. V.K. Saraswat said the exponential growth in technological capability in vital areas of defence, atomic energy and space during the last decade has provided a strategic edge to the nation.

Huge scope for exporting weapon system: DRDO chief

Last Updated: Sunday, April 29, 2012, 20:29

The weapon system and defence technology developed by DRDO are competitive and there is huge scope for exporting them, DRDO chief said.

LCA `Tejas` to be inducted in Air Force: DRDO

Last Updated: Sunday, April 29, 2012, 15:35

Indigenously developed Light Combat Aircraft `Tejas` will be inducted into the Indian Air Force this year, DRDO chief VK Saraswat has said.

Production of Agni-V to start this year: Saraswat

Last Updated: Thursday, April 19, 2012, 14:11

India has emerged as a major missile power with the successful launch of Agni V ballistic missile and the production of the weapon system would start in a year`s time, DRDO chief V K Saraswat said Thursday.

Must focus on making missiles for all platforms: Saraswat

Last Updated: Saturday, April 16, 2011, 17:42

India must focus on making missiles adaptable for all three armed services and reducing dependence on other countries for electronic missile components, Defence Minister`s Scientific Advisor VK Saraswat said.

Def scientists to try to shoot down missile at 150km altitude

Last Updated: Tuesday, January 04, 2011, 18:41

Defence scientists have been able to intercept a missile at an altitude of 80 km and are now planning to aim higher.