Defence Research and Defence Organisation (DRDO) Current Affairs - 2020

Naval version of BrahMos missile test-fired from INS Chennai

The Naval version of the BrahMos supersonic cruise missile was successfully test-fired  on October 18, 2020. It was test-fired from an indigenously built stealth destroyer of the Indian Navy in the Arabian Sea. Highlights The missile was fired from INS Chennai which is a stealth destroyer. Missile hit the target with pin-point accuracy after performing Read More…

World Students Day being observed on October 15.

The World Students Day is observed every year on the occasion of  birth anniversary of Dr APJ Abdul Kalam on October 15. The 2020 version of the day is being celebrated under the Theme: Learning for people, prosperity and peace. The United Nations had declared his birth anniversary to be celebrated as World Students Day Read More…

DRDO successfully flight tested the Supersonic Missile Assisted Release of Torpedo(SMART)

The Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) has successfully flight-tested the Supersonic Missile Assisted Release of Torpedo (SMART). The flight was successfully tested today on  October 5, 2020 from the Wheeler Island from the coast of Odisha. This launch is significant to establish the anti-submarine warfare capabilities and is a significant step that comply with Read More…

India successfully test-fires new version of Shaurya Missile

India successfully test-fired a new version of nuclear-capable Shaurya missile on October 3, 2020 from the coast of Odisha. The missile can strike targets at around 800 kms. This has been launched amid the ongoing tensions at India-China Border. Highlights The new version of the missile would be inducted in the strategic forces in order Read More…

India test fired the Brahmos Missile with an Indigenous Booster

India successfully test fired the surface-to-surface supersonic cruise missile BrahMos having an indigenous booster and airframe section at Balasore, Odisha on September 30, 2020. About Brahmos It was developed by jointly by Defence Research Development Organization (DRDO) and the Federal State Unitary Enterprise NPO Mashinostroyenia (NPOM) of Russia. BrahMos is a ramjet supersonic cruise missile Read More…