Aeronautical Development Establishment Current Affairs, GK & News

Rustom-2: DRDO’s UAV crashes in Karnataka’s Chitradurga

An Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV) called ‘Rustom-2’ belonging to Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) crashed during a trial in an agriculture field in Chitradurga district of Karnataka. No casualties were reported from the crash. According to state government officials, the testing of ‘Rustom-2 UAV was in progress when the incident occurred. About DRDO Rustom ..

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Sub-sonic Cruise Missile Nirbhay Successfully Tested

Nirbhay the first indigenously designed and developed long-range sub-sonic cruise missile from a test-fired on 15th of April. This missile is capable of loitering and cruising at 0.7 Mach at altitude as low as 100 meter covered the designated target range in 42 minutes and 23 seconds. Key facts It is India’s first indigenously designed ..

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DRDO carries out successful maiden flight of TAPAS 201 (RUSTOM – II)

The DRDO has successfully carried out the maiden flight of Medium Altitude Long Endurance (MALE) UAV, TAPAS 201 (RUSTOM-II) from Aeronautical Test Range (ATR), Chitradurga. TAPAS 201 is India’s indigenously developed long-endurance combat-capable drone. Key Facts Aeronautical Development Establishment (ADE) has designed and developed TAPAS 201 with HAL-BEL as the production partners. ADE is the ..

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Successful Test Launch of Nishant

Nishant is India’s indigenous Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV). It has recently completed the series of confirmatory trials carried out by the army at the Chandan ranges in Pokhran, Rajasthan and is ready to be inducted to the Armed Forces of India. It is designed and developed by the Aeronautical Development Establishment (ADE) of DRDO that ..

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