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DEFENCE RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT ORGANISATION (DRDO)

  Apr 16, 2017

DEFENCE RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT ORGANISATION (DRDO)

Agni – V Successfully Test-Fired: Agni-V, the Long Range Surface-to-Surface Ballistic Missile was successfully flight tested by DRDO. 
 
Light Combat Aircraft (LCA) ‘Tejas’: Indigenously developed LCA is an advanced technology, single seat, single engine, supersonic, light weight, all-weather, multi-role, air superiority fighter designed for air-to-air, air-to-ground and air-to-sea combat roles. ‘Tejas’ made its international debut with participation in the Bahrain International Air Show.  
 
Medium Altitude Long Endurance UAV ‘Rustom-II’: Rustom-II, a multi-mission Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV) is being developed to carry out the intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance (ISR) roles for the three Armed Forces with an endurance of 24 hours. DRDO successfully carried out the maiden flight of Rustom-II.
  
Surface-to-Air Missile ‘Akash’: The medium range surface-to-air missile ‘Akash’ has been developed and inducted into IAF and Indian Army.  
 
Anti-Tank Missile ‘PROSPINA’‘Nag’ is a third generation anti-tank missile (ATM) with 'Fire & Forget' and 'Top Attack' capabilities, which can be used in day and night. It is deployed on a specially modified Infantry Combat Vehicle (ICV) BMP-2 vehicle 'NAMICA'. The guided flight tests of ‘Nag’ were carried out with the objective of demonstrating range capabilities of IIR Seeker during worst time of the day in summer environment.