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

DRDO Single Crystal Blade Technology

The Defence Research and Development Organisation recently developed the Single Crystal Blade Technology. The organisation has delivered sixty of such blades to the Hindustan Aeronautics Limited. A very few countries in the world possess this technology. They are UK, USA, Russia and France. What is Single Crystal Blade? The helicopters need powerful and compact aero ..

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KRAS releases First batch of MRSAM Missiles

The Kalyani Rafael Advanced Systems (KRAS), which is a joint venture between the Kalyani Group of India and Rafael Advanced Defence Systems of Israel, have released the first batch of Medium Range Surface to Air Missile (MRSAM) kits. The missile was released for Indian Army and Indian Air Force. Highlights The release of the MRSAM ..

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PM Modi to visit Tamil Nadu & Kerala to Inaugurate Several Key Projects

The Prime Minister, Narendra Modi, will visit Tamil Nadu and Kerala on February 14, 2021. He will inaugurate and lay the foundation stones for several key projects in both the states. What key projects will be inaugurated? The Prime Minister Modi will lay the foundation stone and inaugurate understated projects in both the states: Inauguration of ..

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Defence Geo Informatics Research Establishment: Key Facts

The Defence Research Development Organization recently launched a new laboratory Defence Geo Informatics Research Establishment. The new lab was established by merging existing labs – the Manali-based Snow and Avalanche Studies Establishment (SASE) and the Delhi-based Defence Terrain Research Establishment. This new lab will focus on researching terrain and avalanches along the borders with China ..

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DRDO to double ASTRA’s range

The DRDO Chief, Mr G Sateesh Reddy recently announced that DRDO (Defence Research Development Organization) is to increase the range of ASTRA air-to-air missiles. India is one of the few countries to own a successful BMD-Ballistic Missile Defence programme. ASTRA Astra (Sanskrit word for weapon) is an all-weather air-to-air missile developed completely by DRDO. Currently, ..

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