Indigenous Technologies Developed by DRDO

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  • Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) has been developing technologies, products and systems that are required for the Armed Forces.
  • After the systems are trial evaluated and accepted by the Users, the technologies are transferred to production agencies for manufacture and supply to Users.
  • Indigenous technologies developed by DRDO are available for transfer to Indian Industry.
  • The process for transfer of indigenous technologies has been promulgated and a document tilted “DRDO Guidelines for Transfer of Technology” has already been issued.

    Based on technologies developed by DRDO, major systems/ products inducted or approved by the Defence Acquisition Council (DAC) during 2016 for induction into Services are given below:

    • Light Combat Aircraft (LCA) Tejas

    • Long Range Surface to Air Missile (LR-SAM)

    • Surface to Surface Missile System

    • Electronic Warfare System Shakti

    • Hull Mounted Sonar- New Generation

    • Varunastra Torpedo

    • Commander’s Thermal Imaging Sight for T-90

    • NBC Protection System for BMP 2/2K

    • Low Level Light Weight Radar Mk-II

    • Multi Mission Maritime Aircraft

    • Akash Weapon System

    • 7 Ton Heavy Drop System

    • Electro-Optical Fire Control System for Naval Ships

    • Mareech- Anti Torpedo Decoy System

    • Abhay Sonar

    • Near Field Acoustic Characterization System (NACS)

    • Advanced Indigenous Distress Sonar System (AIDSS) for Submarines.

Source:PIB