Defence Research and Development Organisation: Current Affairs, GK & News - 2020-2021

Pinaka rockets manufactured by Economic Explosives Ltd (EEL) test fired at Pokhran

Published: August 22, 2020

Pinaka Rockets, completely manufactured by a private sector organization named Economic Explosives Ltd, have completed its successful test firing operation at Pokhran. Key Highlights A total of six Pinaca rockets have been test-fired. The rockets were manufactured by Economic Explosives Ltd (EEL) after a technology transfer agreement with DRDO. It is for the first time ..

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‘Dare to Dream 2.0’ Launched by DRDO

Published: July 27, 2020

The Defence Research and Development Organization (DRDO) has launched the innovation contest ‘Dare to Dream 2.0’ on the 5th Death Anniversary of the former President Dr APJ Abdul Kalam. It is launched on his death anniversary as he was known as the missile man of the country and he had the vision of self-reliance. The ..

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K-4 Ballistic Missile Successfully Tested

Published: January 20, 2020

Ballistic Missile K-4 successfully tested around noon on Sunday, 19th January 2020 from a submerged pontoon (a type of boat) off the Vishakhapatnam coast by the Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO). The missile has been tested under developmental trials earlier several times, but during Sunday’s test, the missile was tested from a submerged platform ..

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QRSAM successfully flight-tested from ITR Chandipur

Published: December 23, 2019

Quick Reaction Surface to Air Missile (QRSAM) was successfully flight-tested from the Integrated Test Range(ITR), Chandipur located in the Baleswar district of Odisha on Monday, December 23, 2019. The Quick Reaction Surface to Air Missile’s technology is being developed by the Defence Research and Development Organisation(DRDO) and is being manufactured in India by the Defense ..

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DRDO Chairman G Satheesh Reddy awarded honorary fellowship by Royal Aeronautical Society of UK

Published: November 27, 2019

Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) chairman G Satheesh Reddy was awarded honorary fellowship by Royal Aeronautical Society (RAeS) of United Kingdom (UK) during the Medals and Awards presentation ceremony in London. He is the first Indian recipient of the prestigious award in more than 100 years. About G Satheesh Reddy Why was he awarded? ..

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