Ministry of Defence

New Inventions by DRDO

Posted On: 22 MAR 2021 3:20PM by PIB Delhi

During the past 3 years, 79 projects amounting to Rs.8201 Crores directly pertaining to development of new defence equipments i.e. Cruise Missile, Anti-Ship Missile, Surface-to-Air Missile, Air-to-Air Missile, Extended Range Anti-Submarine Rocket, Mounted Gun System, Ammunitions, Electronic Warfare System, Radars, Torpedoes, High Endurance Autonomous Underwater Vehicle etc. have been undertaken. Some of the DRDO developed systems which are likely to be available to our defence personnel during 2021-23 are as follow:

Sl. No.

System

Timelines

1.

ASTRA Missile

2021

2.

Anti Drone System

2021

3.

SATCOM Devices

2021

4.

QRSAM

2022

5.

ADFCR

2022

6.

Helina

2022

7.

ADTCR

2022

8.

Guided Bomb

2022

9.

NAG

2022

10.

NGARM

2023

11.

SAAW

2023

 

Many DRDO developed technologies such as Battle Field Surveillance Rader (BFSR), Joint Venture Protective Carbine (JVPC) Jammers, 5.56 mm Rifle, 40 mm Under Barrel Grenade Launcher (UBRL), Oleo Resin (OR) Grenade etc are being utilized by the State Police.

Upgrades to some of the systems have been developed by DRDO.  Details of the same are as follow:-

  • Arjun Mk-1A
  • Akash-NG
  • Light Combat Aircraft Mk-1A
  • Medium Power Radar-Extended Range
  • PINAKA- Extended Range, Guided
  • Electronics & Communication System:  Unified Mission Computer for SU-30 MKI aircraft, Internal EW System for MIG-29 Upgrade Aircraft, EW systems for Naval platforms.

 

This information was tabled in a written reply by Raksha Rajya Mantri Shri Shripad Naik to a question asked by Shri Harnath Singh Yadav and Shri Vijay Pal Singh Tomar in Rajya Sabha today.

 

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