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April 24, 2024 10:44 AM

DRDO unveils country’s lightest bulletproof jacket

The Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) on Tuesday announced the development of India’s lightest bulletproof jacket, capable of providing protection against the highest level of threats. Developed by the Defence Materials and Stores Research and Development Establishment (DMSRDE) in Kanpur, the jacket can withstand 7.62 mm ammunition, meeting Level 6—the highest threat level specified by the Bureau of Indian Standards (BIS). According to the Ministry of Defence, the jacket...

April 18, 2024 6:22 PM

Indigenous cruise missile successfully tested off Odisha coast

The Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) recently achieved a significant milestone with the successful flight-test of an Indigenous Technology Cruise Missile (ITCM) off the coast of Odisha. The test, conducted from the Integrated Test Range (ITR) at Chandipur, saw all subsystems performing as expected.   During the test, various Range Sensors such as Radar and Electro Optical Tracking System (EOTS) were deployed at different locations to closely monitor the missile's performan...

April 17, 2024 12:09 PM

Experts convene in Bengaluru to address challenges and opportunities in exoskeleton development

The first international workshop on 'Emerging Technologies and Challenges for Exoskeleton' is being organised in Bengaluru from April 16 to 17. Exoskeleton technology is about wearable structures that make people stronger. Dr. Samir V Kamat, Secretary of the Department of Defence R&D & Chairman DRDO, and Lt Gen JP Mathew, Chief of Integrated Defence Staff to the Chairman Chiefs of Staff Committee (CISC), are part of the event. Dr. Kamat stressed the significance of exoskeleton technolog...

April 14, 2024 2:41 PM

DRDO and Indian Army conduct successful trials of MPATGM Weapon System

The Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) carried out successful trials of the Man-Portable Anti-Tank Guided Missile (MPATGM) Weapon System at PFFR in Rajasthan. The trials were conducted in the presence of the user team. During the trials, the missile performance and warhead performance were found to be remarkable. According to a press release, the Man-Portable Anti-Tank Guided Missile (MPATGM) Weapon System was indigenously designed and developed by DRDO. It consists of MPATGM...

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