India’s premier research institution DRDO under the Ministry of Defence will organise an exclusive exhibition in the Parliament premises to showcase various defence and technology products developed indigenously in India.
The 3-day long exhibition will start from August 3.
The Members of Parliament from both Lok Sabha and Rajya Sabha are expected to visit the exhibition to get a first-hand account of huge work undertaken by DRDO and their successful implementation.
During the exhibition, DRDO will also organise a virtual reality display of Arjun Main Battle Tank, BrahMos Missile, AEW&C (Airborne Early Warning and Control System) & LCA-Tejas.
Established in 1958, the DRDO and its network of 52 dedicated defence laboratories all across the country have been engaged in developing critical defence technologies covering a wide array of disciplines like missile, aeronautics, armaments and combat systems, life sciences, micro electronic devices, cyber technologies, electronics & communication, radars, laser technology, naval system, material technologies for the Indian Armed Forces.
The research agency has also tied up with several academic institutions, national Science and Technology agencies, public and private-sector undertakings to carry out research and development work and fulfilling its foremost objective of making India fully self-reliant in defence technology design and production.
By Belal Khan