DEFENCE RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT

Defence Research And Development Organisation

DRDO has transformed into a highly professional and mature Organization with strong technology base and management systems to undertake indigenous development of state-of-the-art defence systems in a comprehensive manner including design, development, integration and production Background: The Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) has come a long way since its modest beginning in 1958. Starting with 10…

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Defence Production

Over the years, the Department of Defence Production has established wide ranging production facilities for various defence equipment through the Ordnance Factories and Defence PSUs. Overview: The Department of Defence Production was set up in November 1962 with the objective of developing a comprehensive production infrastructure for the defence of the nation. Over the years, the Department has…

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INDIAN AIR FORCE & ITS AIRCRAFTS

C-130J (Hercules): Induction of C-130J Hercules aircraft has vastly enhanced the special operational capability of the Indian Air Force. The aircraft are capable of operating in all weather conditions. Medium Lift Helicopters: New helicopter units are being raised with the induction of Mi-17 V5, medium lift helicopters, equipped with state of art avionics along with…

INDIAN ARMY

The Indian Army is committed to the defence of the country from external and internal threats across the entire spectrum of warfare and the Army operations have significantly reduced the terrorist related incidents. ARMS MODERNISATION INITIATIVES/CORPS Armoured Corps: The Armoured Corps is undergoing rapid modernization as per the requirements of the modern day battle field. Towards this end, removing night…

The Indian Coast Guard

Indian Coast Guard (ICG) came into being on February 1, 1977 on approval of the Cabinet committee on Parliament Affairs to set up an interim Coast Guard Organization. The service was formally established as an independent organization on August 19, 1978 with the enactment of Coast Guard Act, 1978. The Coast Guard began in 1978 with two frigates seconded…