Remarking that India has “always been heavily dependent” on the rest of the world for buying its defence equipment and technology, Jaitley said it is now growing into a defence manufacturing hub.
Defence Minister Arun Jaitley complimented the DRDO and said the successful test firing. “The indigenously built Quick Reaction Surface-to-Air (QRSAM) missile, which has a capability of engaging multiple targets, was test-fired from a test range along the Odisha coast.
The accused, Rambeer Dangi, was arrested from Pune, where he was posted, a week ago.
The interceptor was engaged against a target launched from a ship anchored inside Bay of Bengal, taking up the trajectory of a hostile ballistic missile.
Armed forces and security agencies, including paramilitary forces and police, often face situations where suspicious objects need to be identified, handled and transported to some distance.
CuTi technology is patent protected by DRDO and the Pune-based start-up has been granted an exclusive license to manufacture
A press release from the Defence PRO said, “The trials were found to be very effective and the damage was devastating with the firing of ammunition successfully destroying the target tank and severely damaging its turret, barrel, tracks, ammunition bin, various sights and antennas.”
The firing was undertaken on the Western Seaboard by INS Kolkata, wherein the missile successfully intercepted an aerial target at extended ranges, a statement by Navy said.
Daksh is primarily designed to detect and recover Improvised Explosive Devices (IEDs). It was inducted in the Indian Army around 2011.
Addressing the 39th Directors’ Conference at DRDO, Parrikar referred to Rishi Dadhichi and said the sage gave the weapon Vajra to Indra.
Manjula is a recipient of DRDO award for ‘Performance Excellence’ and ‘Scientist of the Year 2011’.
Defending the presence of the Defence Minister at the event, the official said it was aimed at bringing DRDO into the limelight.
When Kalam took over as DRDO chief, the indigenous content in the missile systems was 30 per cent. Aatre says Kalam convinced the government that DRDO would reverse that to 70 per cent.
L&T to produce, sell Lakshya pilotless target aircraft; foreign militaries too can buy with defence ministry permission.
The decision is in tune with the defence ministry’s intention to transform the HR department of DRDO.