DRDO Current Affairs, GK & News

Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) (रक्षा अनुसंधान एवं विकास संगठन) is an agency of department of Defence Research and Development in Ministry of Defence of the Government of India. It was established in 1958 by merger of Technical Development Establishment and the Directorate of Technical Development and Production of the Indian Ordnance Factories with the Defence Science Organisation. As of 2021, DRDO has 52 laboratories engaged in R&D in various defence related fields. Its motto is in Sanskrit (बलस्य मूलं विज्ञानम्) which means “Roots of Strength are in Knowledge”.

What is Air Independent Propulsion? How is it used in Submarines?

The Defence Research Development Organisation recently achieved a milestone in the development of Air Independent Propulsion system. The system was operated in endurance mode and max power mode. The operation was successful. What is Air Independent Propulsion System? The Air Independent Propulsion System is being developed by Naval Materials Research Laboratory (NMRL) of DRDO. The ..

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DRDO develops Supplemental Oxygen Delivery System

The Defence Research Development Organisation (DRDO) has recently developed a Supplemental Oxygen Delivery System. It is to be used for soldiers posted at extreme high-altitude areas. About the System The system was developed by the Defence Bio-Engineering and Electro Medical Laboratory (DEBEL) located in Bengaluru. It operates under DRDO. The system delivers supplementary oxygen based ..

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Indian National Young Academy of Sciences: COVID-19 Vaccination Awareness Campaign

The Department of Science and Technology recently launched nationwide mass awareness campaign called the “COVID-19 Vaccination Awareness Campaign”. The campaign will bust myths about COVID-19 vaccination. To achieve this, the Department launched information packages in eleven languages including Hindi and English. The main objective of the campaign is to make COVID-19 immunization programme successful. About ..

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What is Advanced Chaff Technology?

The Defence Research and Development Organisation recently developed an Advanced Chaff Technology to safeguard naval ships against missile attacks. One of the DRDO laboratories located in Jodhpur developed three variants of the Advanced Chaff Technology. They were Short Range Chaff Rocket, Long Range Chaff Rocket and Medium Range Chaff Rocket. Key Features of the Technology ..

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SAAW: Smart Anti-Airfield Weapon of DRDO

The Hindustan Aeronautics Limited recently test fired the SAAW (Smart Anti Airfield Weapon) from Hawk aircraft successfully. SAAW was developed by Defence Research Development Organisation (DRDO). SAAW is the first smart weapon fired from an Indian Hawk. About SAAW SAAW is a long-range precision guided anti-airfield weapon. The weapon is capable of engaging ground targets ..

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