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Amit Shah, Rajnath Singh visit 1000 bed DRDO-built Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel Covid-19 hospital in Delhi.(ANI file photo)

How DRDO has pitched in to tackle second wave of Covid-19

By Shishir Gupta, New Delhi, Hindustan Times
UPDATED ON MAY 13, 2021 07:59 AM IST
DRDO has made makeshift hospitals with negative pressure tents to help those need specialised medical care due to Covid-19. The specifications of the hospital infrastructure on the ICU beds, oxygen beds and normal beds was worked out in consultation with the state health authorities.
The DRDO recently installed high capacity medical oxygen plants at AIIMS Trauma Centre for Covid-19 patients.(ANI Photo)
The DRDO recently installed high capacity medical oxygen plants at AIIMS Trauma Centre for Covid-19 patients.(ANI Photo)

Centre approves procurement of 1.5 lakh units of DRDO's 'Oxycare' system

By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Amit Chaturvedi, Hindustan Times, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON MAY 12, 2021 03:06 PM IST
The DRDO has transferred the technology to multiple industries in India which will be producing the 'Oxycare' systems. Apart from this, the DRDO has also decided to set up seven medical oxygen plants in Odisha.
DRDO Apprentice Recruitment 2021.(HT File)
DRDO Apprentice Recruitment 2021.(HT File)

DRDO Apprentice Recruitment 2021: 62 vacancies on offer

By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Akhilesh Nagari, Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON JAN 24, 2021 06:01 PM IST
  • Interested and eligible candidates can apply for the positions in the prescribed format on or before February 27, 2021.
The Defence Research and Development Organisation had earlier planned to build six Airborne Warning and Control System (AWACS) on the Airbus 330 aircraft for which some facilities were planned to be created in Bengaluru.(File photo: ANI)
The Defence Research and Development Organisation had earlier planned to build six Airborne Warning and Control System (AWACS) on the Airbus 330 aircraft for which some facilities were planned to be created in Bengaluru.(File photo: ANI)

Six new ‘eyes in the sky’ for IAF to be built by DRDO on Air India planes

New Delhi | By Asian News International | Posted by Arpan Rai
UPDATED ON DEC 16, 2020 03:03 PM IST
Government sources said that as per the discussions on the AEW&C Block 2 aircraft to be developed by the DRDO under a Rs 10,500 crore project, the six aircraft would be acquired from the Air India fleet and modified to fly with a radar that will give 360-degree surveillance capability to the defence forces.
DRDO Chairman G Satheesh Reddy.(ANI)
DRDO Chairman G Satheesh Reddy.(ANI)

DRDO chief says India can have complete missile system in 4-5 years

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Shankhyaneel Sarkar
UPDATED ON OCT 14, 2020 12:38 PM IST
India has tested 10 missiles in the last two months with indigenously developed Rudram-1 being the latest.
A Kashmir Gliding squirrel on Shimla-Narkanda road.(PHOTO: RAJIVE DAS)
A Kashmir Gliding squirrel on Shimla-Narkanda road.(PHOTO: RAJIVE DAS)

Wildbuzz: Glides on moonbeams

Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | By Vikram Jit Singh
UPDATED ON SEP 26, 2020 09:15 PM IST
Squirrels master the art of flying when they don’t want waste time running up and down trees
The HSTDV was tested by thr DRDO on Monday,
The HSTDV was tested by thr DRDO on Monday,

Watch: How India successfully tested indigenous hypersonic tech

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By hindustantimes.com | Edited by: Amit Chaturvedi
UPDATED ON SEP 07, 2020 03:30 PM IST
With this, India has entered the elite club of countries which have their own hypersonic technology demonstrator vehicle. The HSTDV technology has widespread uses.
Officials called the successful test flight of the hypersonic technology demonstrator vehicle (HSTDV) a significant leap in indigenous defence technologies. (HT Photo/DRDO)
Officials called the successful test flight of the hypersonic technology demonstrator vehicle (HSTDV) a significant leap in indigenous defence technologies. (HT Photo/DRDO)

Mach 6, over 30km in 20 seconds: India test fires hypersonic technology demonstrator vehicle

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Meenakshi Ray
UPDATED ON SEP 07, 2020 03:24 PM IST
The HSTDV, based on hypersonic propulsion technologies, has been developed by the Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO).
The HSTDV tested by India on Monday.(Pic: DRDO)
The HSTDV tested by India on Monday.(Pic: DRDO)

India joins US, Russia, China hypersonic Missile club

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Shishir Gupta
UPDATED ON SEP 07, 2020 03:09 PM IST
Government sources said that the DRDO will have the capacity to develop a hypersonic missile with scramjet engine in next five years.
The HSTDV was tested at Dr Abdul Kalam Island off the coast of Odisha.(DRDO)
The HSTDV was tested at Dr Abdul Kalam Island off the coast of Odisha.(DRDO)

India inches closer towards hypersonic weapons

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Rahul Singh
UPDATED ON SEP 07, 2020 03:12 PM IST
DRDO has demonstrated capabilities for developing highly complex technology that will serve as the building block for next generation hypersonic weapons that can travel at six times the speed of sound
MCBI officials have been camping in Mumbai since August 20, 2020, and have collected all evidences from Mumbai police which had registered a case of accidental death and probed the case.(Pratham Gokhale / HT photo)
MCBI officials have been camping in Mumbai since August 20, 2020, and have collected all evidences from Mumbai police which had registered a case of accidental death and probed the case.(Pratham Gokhale / HT photo)

Sushant Singh Rajput case: CBI calls Rhea’s father for questioning again

Hindustan Times, Mumbai | By Manish K Pathak
PUBLISHED ON SEP 03, 2020 11:09 AM IST
CBI, which has been investigating the death of actor Sushant Singh Rajput’s death, has been questioning domestic helps, managers and friends of the late actor apart from Rhea and her family.
DRDO’s anti-drone system stationed near the Red Fort on Saturday.(ANI Photo)
DRDO’s anti-drone system stationed near the Red Fort on Saturday.(ANI Photo)

Independence Day: DRDO’s anti-drone system guarded Red Fort, had laser to bring down targets

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By hindustantimes.com | Edited by: Amit Chaturvedi
UPDATED ON AUG 15, 2020 10:20 AM IST
Unprecedented security ring was thrown around the Red Forst from where PM Modi delivered his Independence Day speech, listing his government’s past achievements and presenting the roadmap for the future.
An artist draws a graffiti to spread awareness about coronavirus in New Delhi on Monday.(ANI Photo)
An artist draws a graffiti to spread awareness about coronavirus in New Delhi on Monday.(ANI Photo)

DRDO develops UV disinfection tower to fight Covid-19

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON MAY 04, 2020 04:14 PM IST
A DRDO official said that the system can be operated remotely through the laptop or mobile phone using the Wi-Fi link.
The Hong Kong-registered Chinese ship, Da Cui Yun was seized by Indian authorities on February at Kandla port in Gujarat((File photo/ALAmy))
The Hong Kong-registered Chinese ship, Da Cui Yun was seized by Indian authorities on February at Kandla port in Gujarat((File photo/ALAmy))

Item seized from Chinese ship not meant for military or dual use, says China

Hindustan Times, Beijing | By Sutirtho Patranobis
UPDATED ON MAR 05, 2020 06:09 PM IST
The ship was allowed to leave for its destination, Port Qasim in Karachi, after Indian authorities seized the equipment.
Defence Research and Defence Organisation had successfully test fired the indigenously developed Pinaka guided rocket system in March, 2019 (in picture).(PTI File)
Defence Research and Defence Organisation had successfully test fired the indigenously developed Pinaka guided rocket system in March, 2019 (in picture).(PTI File)

Indigineously-developed Pinaka missile system successfully flight-tested

Balasore, Odisha | By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON DEC 20, 2019 03:05 PM IST
Developed by the DRDO, the mission achieved all the objectives including enhancing the range, accuracy and sub-system functionality according to a statement.
The man and his family have been absconding after his lies were busted.(HT image)
The man and his family have been absconding after his lies were busted.(HT image)

Netflix account helps woman expose husband

New Delhi | By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON OCT 07, 2019 04:46 AM IST
In her police complaint registered on October 1, the woman alleged the accused posed as an Isro scientist before her family and married her.
An unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) belonging to the DRDO crashed during a trial in an agriculture field in Chitradurga district on Tuesday.(Sourced)
An unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) belonging to the DRDO crashed during a trial in an agriculture field in Chitradurga district on Tuesday.(Sourced)

DRDO’s ‘Rustom-2’ drone crashes in farm in Karnataka’s Chitradurga

Bengaluru | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON SEP 17, 2019 01:19 PM IST
The crash of the ‘Rustom-2’ drone, developed by the Defence Research and Development Organisation, created a scare in Jodi Chillenahalli village in Karnataka’s Chitradurga and a large number of people gathered at the accident spot.
Police said no suicide note was found at the incident spot or the barrack where he lived. His family in Punjab has been informed. Police said they are waiting for the family members to know the possible trigger for his step.(HT image)
Police said no suicide note was found at the incident spot or the barrack where he lived. His family in Punjab has been informed. Police said they are waiting for the family members to know the possible trigger for his step.(HT image)

Defence Security Corps constable allegedly kills himself with service rifle at DRDO office in Civil Lines

New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON SEP 11, 2019 12:24 AM IST
According to the police, the constable was deployed in the defence installation’s security and was posted there since 2016. On Tuesday, he finished his duty at 4 am and went to the barrack to take rest.
The demands of the government - high levels of technology at low-cost in short time-frames - are impossible for any supplier to deliver(PTI)
The demands of the government - high levels of technology at low-cost in short time-frames - are impossible for any supplier to deliver(PTI)

The saga of India’s indigenous defence production

By Dhruva Jaishankar
PUBLISHED ON AUG 29, 2019 07:44 PM IST
India is dependent on imports due to skewed incentives among key stakeholders and lack of policy predictability
The ministry said all the mission objectives have been met during the test firing of the bomb, adding it is capable of carrying different warheads.(HT Photo)
The ministry said all the mission objectives have been met during the test firing of the bomb, adding it is capable of carrying different warheads.(HT Photo)

DRDO test fires guided bomb from Sukhoi combat jet

New Delhi | By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON MAY 24, 2019 06:31 PM IST
The defence ministry said the guided bomb achieved the desired range and hit the target with high precision.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi had on March 27 announced that India successfully test-fired an anti-satellite missile by shooting down a live satellite(PTI)
Prime Minister Narendra Modi had on March 27 announced that India successfully test-fired an anti-satellite missile by shooting down a live satellite(PTI)

‘Will disappear in 45 days’: DRDO official on NASA concern over A-SAT debris

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondents
UPDATED ON APR 26, 2020 07:10 PM IST
The Indian satellite was destroyed at a low altitude of 300 kilometres, well below the ISS and most satellites in orbit.
DRDO chairman G Satheesh Reddy has said that the anti-satellite missile project went into ‘mission mode’ six months ago.(ANI)
DRDO chairman G Satheesh Reddy has said that the anti-satellite missile project went into ‘mission mode’ six months ago.(ANI)

ASAT missile project went into ‘mission mode’ 6 months ago, says DRDO chief

New Delhi | By Asian News International
UPDATED ON APR 25, 2020 08:55 PM IST
DRDO chief G Satheesh Reddy has said that preparation for anti-satellite missile project began years ago but Mission Shakti went into ‘mission mode’ only six months ago.
In a televised address to the nation, PM Modi had announced the anti-satellite missile test by Indian scientists that had destroyed a decommissioned satellite nearly 300 km away in the sky in a 3-minute mission.(HT PHOTO)
In a televised address to the nation, PM Modi had announced the anti-satellite missile test by Indian scientists that had destroyed a decommissioned satellite nearly 300 km away in the sky in a 3-minute mission.(HT PHOTO)

In PM Modi’s praise for DRDO scientists, a sharp jab at Opposition parties

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON MAR 27, 2019 10:04 PM IST
The prime minister stressed that India had not developed the capability against any country and the country was against arms race in space. In his interaction with the scientists, PM Modi stressed that “if you mean no harm to others, it is all the more necessary to be more powerful”.
DRDO chairman said the technology used for the test has been completely developed indigenously.(HT File Photo)
DRDO chairman said the technology used for the test has been completely developed indigenously.(HT File Photo)

Anti-satellite missile project was given clearance 2 years back: DRDO chief

New Delhi | By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON MAR 27, 2019 07:15 PM IST
The shooting down of the satellite with a missile reflected that “we have matured to develop technology which could achieve accuracy in terms of centimeters,” DRDO chairman Satheesh Reddy said.
Mission Shakti: PM Modi described it as a rare achievement that puts the country in an exclusive club of space super powers.(PTI (File photo))
Mission Shakti: PM Modi described it as a rare achievement that puts the country in an exclusive club of space super powers.(PTI (File photo))

In 3 minutes, a satellite 300 km away was destroyed in Mission Shakti : PM Narendra Modi

New Delhi | By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON APR 25, 2020 05:08 PM IST
PM Modi said Mission Shakti operation was not directed against any country and the satellite was a pre-determined target orbiting at an altitude of 300 km.
In a special mission in March, the Indian space agency will launch an electronic intelligence satellite Emisat for the DRDO. (Photo by Ravindra Joshi/HT PHOTO)(HT Photo)
In a special mission in March, the Indian space agency will launch an electronic intelligence satellite Emisat for the DRDO. (Photo by Ravindra Joshi/HT PHOTO)(HT Photo)

ISRO to launch defence satellite in March for DRDO

Chennai | By Indo Asian News Service
PUBLISHED ON FEB 27, 2019 04:02 PM IST
The ISRO will also be launching two more defence satellites sometime in July/August with its new rocket Small Satellite Launch Vehicle (SSLV).
Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman Wednesday said the government was focusing on promoting domestic defence production . (Photo by Sonu Mehta/ Hindustan Times)(Sonu Mehta/HT PHOTO)
Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman Wednesday said the government was focusing on promoting domestic defence production . (Photo by Sonu Mehta/ Hindustan Times)(Sonu Mehta/HT PHOTO)

India focusing on promoting domestic defence production: Nirmala Sitharaman

Chennai | By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON JAN 23, 2019 05:23 PM IST
Sitharaman,who was addressing the Tamil Nadu government’s second Global Investors’ Meet (GIM) here, recalled that holding of the Defence Expo last year in Tamil Nadu marked the first time the event was held in the state.
A riot gear for women police personnel and paramilitary officers, taking into account their different bodily measurements have been designed by the Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO), the country’s agency tasked with the military’s research and development.(PTI/ Representative Image)
A riot gear for women police personnel and paramilitary officers, taking into account their different bodily measurements have been designed by the Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO), the country’s agency tasked with the military’s research and development.(PTI/ Representative Image)

DRDO develops first of its kind riot gear for women officers

Hindustan Times, Jalandhar | By Anonna Dutt
UPDATED ON JAN 07, 2019 09:43 AM IST
The gear, made using a novel fire and acid resistant material that DRDO is in the process of patenting, comes in three sizes--small, medium and large.
A total of 494 vacancies for DRDO, centre for personnel talent management (CEPTAM) will conduct two computer based exams.(HT File photo)
A total of 494 vacancies for DRDO, centre for personnel talent management (CEPTAM) will conduct two computer based exams.(HT File photo)

DRDO admit card released for senior technical assistant exam, click here to download

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Nandini
UPDATED ON DEC 04, 2018 01:13 PM IST
DRDO recruitment 2018: Visit the official website of DRDO at drdo.gov.in to download the CEPTAM admit card
The two new centres of IIT Delhi will be focus on solving contemporary issues of society.(HT File Photo)
The two new centres of IIT Delhi will be focus on solving contemporary issues of society.(HT File Photo)

IIT-Delhi to start two new centres and ‘innovation science park’

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Fareeha Iftikhar
UPDATED ON NOV 03, 2018 11:11 AM IST
The institution aims to generate internal resources for several developmental purposes to meet standards in line with the IoE tag. However, it will get grants worth 200 crore per year from the government in the next five years
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