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DRDO Develops AIP Technology

The Defense Research & Development Organization (DRDO) on March 8, 2021 conducted the final development test of Air Independent test of the “Air Independent Propulsion (AIP)”. The test was conducted a day before the INS Karanj attack submarine was inducted into the Indian Navy.  This is a major step which will make the Indian submarines ..

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DAC approves Acquisition Proposals of Three Armed Forces

The Defence Acquisition Council (DAC) has approved the acquisition of 118 Arjun Mark 1A tanks on February 23, 2021. Highlights The approval was given for the Indian Army at a cost of ₹6,000 crores. This move will be a boost for the indigenisation in defence sector. The approval was given for 58-tonne weight DRDO-developed tanks. ..

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VL-SRSAM missile system successfully launched

The Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) has successfully launched the two indigenously designed and developed Vertical Launch Short Range Surface to Air Missile (VL-SRSAM) on February 22, 2021. Highlights The missiles were launched with the help of static vertical launcher. They were launched from Integrated Test Range, Chandipur off the Odisha Coast. Launch of ..

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First Thunderstorm Research Testbed of India

India’s first thunderstorm research testbed will be established in Balasore, Odisha. Objective of testbed The Thunderstorm Research Testbed is being established with the objective to minimalize the human fatalities and loss of property because of the lightning strikes. Highlights This announcement was made by the Director-General of India Meteorological Department, Dr Mrutyunjay Mohapatra. He also ..

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Indigenously Developed Torpedo Decoy System Inducted by Indian Navy

The Indian Navy has inducted an Indigenously developed Maareech capable Advanced Torpedo Decoy System on 26th June 2020. The induction has provided a huge boost to the Indian Navy’s Anti-Submarine Warfare Capabilities. What is Torpedo Defence System? A Torpedo is a self-propelled underwater missile that can be launched from a surface vessel, submarine, and airplane. ..

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AKASH-1S Missile: test fired by DRDO

The Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) successfully test fired Akash-1S surface to air defence missile system from Integrated Test Range (ITR) in Balasore off the Odisha coast. This is the second successive successful missile test by DRDO in last two days. About Akash-1S Background: The Akash missile is a medium range multi-target engagement capable ..

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