Defence Research and Defence Organisation (DRDO) Current Affairs, GK & News

DRDO successfully tests VSHORADS missile

The VSHORADS missile have been successfully tested at the Integrated Test Range in Chandipur, Odisha. Key facts The Defence Research and Development Organization (DRDO) conducted two successful tests of Very Short Range Air Defence System (VSHORADS) missile in Odisha recently. The VSHORADS is a man portable air defence system (MANPADS) designed and developed by DRDO ..

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India launches Supersonic Missile Assisted Release of Torpedo System (SMART)

On December 13, 2021 India successfully launched Supersonic Missile Assisted Release of Torpedo System (SMART) from Abdul Kalam Island, off the Odisha coast. Key Points During the mission, full range capability of the missile was successfully demonstrated. SMART system has been designed for enhancing anti-submarine warfare capability far beyond the conventional range of torpedo. This ..

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DRDO Dare to Dream 2.0 & Young Scientists awards

On October 4, 2021, Defence Minister Rajnath Singh felicitated the winners of ‘Dare to Dream 2.0’ Contest organised by Defence Research & Development Organisation (DRDO). Highlights Awards were given to 40 winners, including 22 in Individual category and 18 in Start-up category. On the occasion, ‘Dare to Dream 3.0’ was also launched to promote innovators ..

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DRDO develops high-strength beta Titanium alloy

A high strength titanium alloy has been developed by India’s Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO). This alloy has been developed for applications in aerospace structural forgings.   About the Titanium alloy The titanium alloys are unique due to their ductility, higher strength, fracture toughness and fatigue which make them beneficial for various aircraft structural ..

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DRDO conducts Flight Test of Solid Fuel Ducted Ramjet

The Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) has successfully conducted the successful flight test of the Solid Fuel Ducted Ramjet (SFDR) technology on March 5, 2021. The flight test was conducted from Integrated Test Range at Chandipur off the coast of Odisha. The air launch scenario was also simulated during the flight test using the ..

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DRDO successfully test fires Akash-NG missile

The Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) has successfully test-fired the surface-to-air Akash-NG (New Generation) Missile off the Odisha coast. The missile can intercept the aerial threats. The missile has been launched in order to boost the Indian Air Force (IAF) defence system. Akash-NG Akash-NG is a medium-range mobile surface-to-air missile defense system. It has ..

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