Defence Research and Defence Organisation (DRDO): Current Affairs, GK & News - 2020-2021

Bio Suit developed by DRDO for health professionals to fight against COVID-19

Published: April 3, 2020

A Bio Suit has been developed by the Defence Research and Development Organization (DRDO) to keep the medical professionals working with COVID-19 safe. The Organization has used its expertise in textiles, nanotechnology and coating to bring out the product Highlights The suit exceeds the criteria set by the Ministry of Health and Family welfare for ..

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DRDO develops N99 masks, ventilators and hand sanitizers to help fight against COVID-19

Published: March 28, 2020

The DRDO (Defence Research Development Organization) has been tracking the spread of the COVID-19 virus since it began to spread in China. Now, the organization has developed four items to help India in its “War against Corona”. Highlights The DRDO has developed hand sanitizer, ventilators, five-layer masks and body suits. Hand Sanitizer Around 4,000 litres ..

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Defence Acquisition Council approves procurement of 83 Tejas Fighter Jets

Published: March 18, 2020

On March 18, 2020, the Defence Acquisition Council approved the procurement of indigenously built 83 Tejas fighter aircrafts for Indian Air Force. The proposal is to be placed under Cabinet Committee on Security. The proposal is considered as a major boost to Make in India. About the Aircraft The Light Combat Aircraft LCA-Tejas was designed ..

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DRDO offers free access to its 450 patents

Published: November 22, 2019

The Defense Research and Defense Organization has allowed free access to its 450 patents. The organization intends to provide a boost to domestic industries, especially startups and the strategic sector that has a network of 50 national laboratories that are involved in research and development Highlights The DRDO operating under the Ministry of Defence will ..

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Defence Acquisition Council meet

Published: October 22, 2019

On October 21, 2019, Raksha Mantri Shri Rajnath Singh chaired the Defence Acquisition Council. The objective of the council is to ensure expeditious procurement to meet the requirements of the armed forces. Highlights of the meet The Council approved a capital procurement of Rs 3300 crores for indigenously designed and developed equipment for the Defence ..

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