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

India successfully test-fires Rudram- an Anti-Radiation Missile

India has successfully test-fired the Rudram – an Anti-Radiation Missile on October 9, 2020. It has been developed by Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO). The missile was test fired from its primary test platform Sukhoi-30 fighter aircraft off the east coast. About Rudram Missile The missile will provide air superiority and capability for the Indian Read More…

DRDO develops 1000 Bed Hospital for Treatment of COVID-19 patients in 12 Days, Wards Named after Indian Army Soldiers

Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) has established a 1000 bed facility in 12 days adjacent to the office of Controller General of Defence Accounts (CGDA) on Ulan Bator Road near Domestic Terminal of Indira Gandhi International Airport. The facility will be providing treatment and care for the COVID-19 positive patients. On 5th July 2020, Read More…

Indigenously Developed Torpedo Decoy System Inducted by Indian Navy

The Indian Navy has inducted an Indigenously developed Maareech capable Advanced Torpedo Decoy System on 26th June 2020. The induction has provided a huge boost to the Indian Navy’s Anti-Submarine Warfare Capabilities. What is Torpedo Defence System? A Torpedo is a self-propelled underwater missile that can be launched from a surface vessel, submarine, and airplane. Read More…

AKASH-1S Missile: test fired by DRDO

The Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) successfully test fired Akash-1S surface to air defence missile system from Integrated Test Range (ITR) in Balasore off the Odisha coast. This is the second successive successful missile test by DRDO in last two days. About Akash-1S Background: The Akash missile is a medium range multi-target engagement capable Read More…

BrahMos Air Launched Missile test fired from a Su-30 MKI

The Indian Air Force (IAF) successfully fired aerial version of supersonic BrahMos cruise missile from a Su-30 MKI fighter aircraft. Key Highlights About: The IAF successfully fired BrahMos Air Launched Missile from its frontline Su-30 MKI fighter aircraft. Background: Earlier on 22 November 2017, the IAF became World’s first Air Force to successfully fire an Read More…