Achievements of DRDO

Ministry of Defence

Achievements of DRDO


There are 50 laboratories/establishments functioning under Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO). There is no proposal before the government to increase their number.

DRDO is primarily engaged in design and development of strategic, complex and security sensitive systems for our Armed Forces. It has developed a number of systems during the last five years. These include missiles; unmanned aerial vehicles; radars; electronic warfare systems; sonars; torpedos; combat vehicles; bridging systems; combat aircraft; sensors; NBC technologies; parachutes; propellants and explosives; detonators; composite materials; fuel cells; antennas; communication systems; low intensity conflict technologies; etc. A large number of DRDO developed systems have been productionised and inducted into Services and many are in the induction stages. The value of these systems comes to about Rs.1,32,000 Cr.

Many technologies being developed by DRDO for the Armed Forces can also be used for civilian applications. These include composite materials; steels; computing systems; bridges; water poison detection kit; swine flue detection kit; stent; food items; textile and clothing items; unmanned vehicles; bullet proof vehicles, Sanjivani; device for identification of friends and foes; night vision devices; laser dazzler; survival kits; fire retardant materials/equipment; emergency escape chute; walking robot; lubricants: paints; etc.

This information was given by Defence Minister Shri AK Antony in written reply to Shri Tufani Saroj in Lok Sabha today.


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