Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO)

DRDO: Autonomous Flying Wing Technology Demonstrator

Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) successfully carried out the maiden flight of an unmanned combat aircraft, called Autonomous Flying Wing Technology Demonstrator. The aircraft was tested in Chitradurga, Karnataka. About Autonomous Flying Wing Technology Demonstrator It was maiden flight ..

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Technology Development Fund (TDF)- Rise in Funding

On June 8, 2022, the limit of funding of innovative defence projects was increased from Rs 10 crore to Rs 50 crore per project, under the Technology Development Fund (TDF). Funding has been enhanced in line with the announcement made ..

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Training launch of Agni 4 Missile

On June 6, 2022, India successfully carried night launch of nuclear-capable Agni-4 ballistic missile. It was launched from APJ Abdul Kalam Island in Odisha. Range of the missile Agni-4 ballistic missile has a range of around 4,000 kilometres. Significance of ..

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Quantum Key Distribution Link

A joint team of scientists from IIT Delhi and Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO), successfully demonstrated Quantum Key Distribution Link, for the first time in India. Key Facts Quantum Key Distribution link will be created between Prayagraj and Vindhyachal ..

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January 1: DRDO Foundation Day

64th foundation day of “Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO)” was celebrated on January 1, 2022. Highlights In 63 years, DRDO has transformed the landscape of defence research and development in India. DRDO also played a significant role in fighting ..

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Surface-to-Surface Missile ‘Pralay’ flight-tested

On December 22, 2021, the first successful test flight of short-range surface-to-surface Pralay missile was conducted. Key points Pralay ballistic missile was flight-tested from Dr APJ Abdul Kalam Island off the coast of Odisha. Missile followed the desired quasi-ballistic trajectory ..

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