New Delhi. 22 March 2021. During the past 3 years, 79 projects amounting to Rs.8201 Crores directly pertaining to development of new defence equipments i.e. Cruise Missile, Anti-Ship Missile, Surface-to-Air Missile, Air-to-Air Missile, Extended Range Anti-Submarine Rocket, Mounted Gun System, Ammunitions, Electronic Warfare System, Radars, Torpedoes, High Endurance Autonomous Underwater Vehicle etc. have been undertaken. Some of the DRDO developed systems which are likely to be available to our defence personnel during 2021-23 are as follow:

Sl. No.SystemTimelines
1.ASTRA Missile2021
2.Anti Drone System2021
3.SATCOM Devices2021
8.Guided Bomb2022

Many DRDO developed technologies such as Battle Field Surveillance Rader (BFSR), Joint Venture Protective Carbine (JVPC) Jammers, 5.56 mm Rifle, 40 mm Under Barrel Grenade Launcher (UBRL), Oleo Resin (OR) Grenade etc are being utilized by the State Police.

Upgrades to some of the systems have been developed by DRDO.  Details of the same are as follow:-

  • Arjun Mk-1A
  • Akash-NG
  • Light Combat Aircraft Mk-1A
  • Medium Power Radar-Extended Range
  • PINAKA- Extended Range, Guided
  • Electronics & Communication System:  Unified Mission Computer for SU-30 MKI aircraft, Internal EW System for MIG-29 Upgrade Aircraft, EW systems for Naval platforms.