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  • 2-DG | DRDO's anti-COVID oral drug likely to be available within a month, says scientist May 09, 2021 06:40 PM IST

    2-DG | DRDO's anti-COVID oral drug likely to be available within a month, says scientist

    INMAS developed the anti-COVID-19 therapeutic application of the drug 2-deoxy-D-glucose. The institute worked in collaboration with Dr Reddy’s Laboratories.

  • 2-DG | All you need to know about the new oral COVID-19 drug cleared by DCGI May 08, 2021 05:53 PM IST

    2-DG | All you need to know about the new oral COVID-19 drug cleared by DCGI

    The DRDO-developed drug "helps in faster recovery of hospitalised patients and reduces supplemental oxygen dependence".

  • COVID-19: Rajnath Singh asks DPSUs, DRDO and OFB to provide oxygen, beds to state govts Apr 20, 2021 08:15 PM IST

    COVID-19: Rajnath Singh asks DPSUs, DRDO and OFB to provide oxygen, beds to state govts

    At a virtual meeting with the top defence brass, Singh also granted emergency financial powers to three forces and other defence agencies for procurement of medical equipment and for creation of additional capacities in view of the pandemic, officials said.

  • COVID-19: Centre to depute 25 doctors, 75 paramedics from paramilitary forces in Gujarat Apr 17, 2021 12:53 PM IST

    COVID-19: Centre to depute 25 doctors, 75 paramedics from paramilitary forces in Gujarat

    Gujarat reported 8,920 fresh coronavirus cases on Friday, taking the state's tally to 3,84,688, while a record 94 patients died due to the infection.

  • DRDO conducts successful flight test of SFDR technology Mar 05, 2021 04:58 PM IST

    DRDO conducts successful flight test of SFDR technology

    The DRDO successfully conducted the flight test of Solid Fuel Ducted Ramjet (SFDR) Technology at Chandipur in Odisha.

  • India successfully test fires Helina, Dhruvastra anti-tank guided missiles Feb 19, 2021 10:35 PM IST

    India successfully test fires Helina, Dhruvastra anti-tank guided missiles

    The 'Helina' and 'Dhruvastra' are third generation anti-tank guided missiles that can engage targets both in direct hit mode as well as top attack mode.

  • India will become 'atmanirbhar' when defence-related systems are developed in country: DRDO chief Feb 13, 2021 08:26 AM IST

    India will become 'atmanirbhar' when defence-related systems are developed in country: DRDO chief

    Reddy, while addressing students and teachers at IIT- Bhubaneswar during its 13th Foundation Day ceremony, said the institute could significantly contribute to the country''s development with its technological innovations and expertise in various fields.

  • DRDO photographer sentenced to life for espionage: Report Feb 12, 2021 09:49 AM IST

    DRDO photographer sentenced to life for espionage: Report

    During the investigation, it was found that Ishwar Behera would go close to the missile testing sites to take videos and later travel to Kolkata and hand over the footage and other sensitive information to ISI agents.

  • India working on 5th-gen fighter, some 6th-gen capabilities will be incorporated in it: IAF Chief Bhadauria Jan 23, 2021 10:39 PM IST

    India working on 5th-gen fighter, some 6th-gen capabilities will be incorporated in it: IAF Chief Bhadauria

    Bhadauria said IAF has initiated a fifth-generation fighter aircraft programme with the Defence Research Development Organisation (DRDO) and plans to incorporate some sixth-generation capabilities in it as well.

  • India will see tremendous increase in defense exports in next 4-5 years: DRDO chairman G Satheesh Reddy Jan 21, 2021 04:22 PM IST

    India will see tremendous increase in defense exports in next 4-5 years: DRDO chairman G Satheesh Reddy

    DRDO chairman G Satheesh Reddy enlisted a number of measures the government and the DRDO have taken to boost the participation of private defence industry.

  • Defence Minister Rajnath Singh hands over 3 DRDO systems to chiefs of armed forces Dec 18, 2020 10:46 PM IST

    Defence Minister Rajnath Singh hands over 3 DRDO systems to chiefs of armed forces

    This missile is the first indigenously developed beyond visual range (BVR) missile that can be launched from Sukhoi-30 and other fighter aircraft.

  • Disinvestment process will now gain a lot of momentum, says Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman Dec 15, 2020 11:44 PM IST

    Disinvestment process will now gain a lot of momentum, says Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman

    Disinvestment will be happening, corporatisation of not just the defence and the DRDO-related labs, but also banks and they should also be able to raise money from the market, said Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on the day 1 of ASSOCHAM Foundation Week

  • Pakistani drone spotted in Arnia sector of Jammu, returns after BSF troops open fire Nov 29, 2020 06:21 PM IST

    Pakistani drone spotted in Arnia sector of Jammu, returns after BSF troops open fire

    In the recent past, Pakistan-based terrorists have been been using the Chinese made commercial drones to cart push armed terrorists, arms, ammunition and drugs across the Line of Control (LoC) in Jammu and Kashmir.

  • India successfully test fires QRSAM system in Odisha, hits pilotless target aircraft Nov 13, 2020 08:58 PM IST

    India successfully test fires QRSAM system in Odisha, hits pilotless target aircraft

    Propelled by a single stage solid propellant rocket motor, the sophisticated missile used all indigenous subsystems.

  • Defence Minister Rajnath Singh unveils A-SAT missile model at DRDO Bhawan Nov 09, 2020 10:24 PM IST

    Defence Minister Rajnath Singh unveils A-SAT missile model at DRDO Bhawan

    The successful conduct of Mission Shakti made India the fourth nation in the world with the capability to defend its assets in outer space.

  • India test fires BrahMos: Here's a look at 11 missiles that India tested in the past two months Oct 19, 2020 02:51 PM IST

    India test fires BrahMos: Here's a look at 11 missiles that India tested in the past two months

    Here is the list of the 11 missiles India has tested in a period of September-October.

  • India successfully conducts night trial of nuclear-capable Prithvi-2 missile Oct 16, 2020 09:32 PM IST

    India successfully conducts night trial of nuclear-capable Prithvi-2 missile

    The state-of-the-art surface-to-surface missile blasted off around 7.30 pm from launch complex 3 of the Integrated Test Range (ITR) at Chandipur near Balasore and the trial was successful, they said.

  • DRDO chief says India fully self-reliant in missile systems, can meet any need of armed forces Oct 14, 2020 01:42 PM IST

    DRDO chief says India fully self-reliant in missile systems, can meet any need of armed forces

    The DRDO has successfully tested several missiles, including Shaurya hypersonic missile, BrahMos extended-range missile, in the last few weeks.

  • India working on directed energy weapons, optionally manned platforms and swarm drones: IAF Chief RKS Bhadauria Oct 05, 2020 10:08 PM IST

    India working on directed energy weapons, optionally manned platforms and swarm drones: IAF Chief RKS Bhadauria

    Talking about future challenges, the IAF chief also said the space domain is likely to dominate in times to come and it is being given the required thrust.

  • Indigenously developed nuclear capable Prithvi-II missile testfired from ITR Sep 23, 2020 10:49 PM IST

    Indigenously developed nuclear capable Prithvi-II missile testfired from ITR

    The trial of the missile, which has a strike range of 350 km, was carried out from a mobile launcher from launch complex-3 of the ITR, a DRDO official said.

  • DRDO successfully test fires laser-guided anti-tank guided missile from MBT Arjun Tank Sep 23, 2020 04:23 PM IST

    DRDO successfully test fires laser-guided anti-tank guided missile from MBT Arjun Tank

    The laser-guided anti-tank guided missile (ATGM) is likely to significantly enhance the fire-power capability of the Indian Army particularly along the frontiers with Pakistan and China, the officials said.

  • India conducts successful flight test of ABHYAS from Odisha test range Sep 22, 2020 08:12 PM IST

    India conducts successful flight test of ABHYAS from Odisha test range

    ABHYAS has been designed and developed by the Aeronautical Development Establishment (ADE) of the DRDO.

  • DRDO sets up 8 tech centres for research on futuristic military applications Sep 19, 2020 06:54 PM IST

    DRDO sets up 8 tech centres for research on futuristic military applications

    Minister of State for Defence Shripad Naik, replying to a question in Rajya Sabha, said these centres will also provide support to academia to undertake research on new technologies in niche areas for military use.

  • DRDO to build directed energy weapons for future combat Sep 14, 2020 08:43 AM IST

    DRDO to build directed energy weapons for future combat

    DRDO will develop different DEWS variants of up to 100-kilowatt power, in collaboration with the domestic industry.

  • DRDO successfully tests indigenously developed hypersonic technology demonstrator vehicle Sep 07, 2020 02:39 PM IST

    DRDO successfully tests indigenously developed hypersonic technology demonstrator vehicle

    DRDO with this mission has demonstrated capabilities for highly complex technology that will serve as the building block for NextGen Hypersonic vehicles

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