Details of laboratories/establishments/units functioning under Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) along with their areas of research and locations are given below:
Areas of Research of DRDO Laboratories/Establishments/Units and their locations:
|S. No.||Laboratories/Establishments/Units||Location||Area of Research|
|1||Advanced Numerical Research & Analysis Group (ANURAG)||Hyderabad||Computational System|
|2||Advanced Systems Laboratory (ASL)||Hyderabad||Missiles & Strategic Systems|
|3||Aerial Delivery Research & Development Establishment (ADRDE)||Agra||Parachutes & Aerial Systems|
|4||Aeronautical Development Establishment (ADE)||Bengaluru||Aeronautics|
|5||Armaments Research & Development Establishment (ARDE)||Pune||Armaments|
|6||Centre for Air Borne System (CABS)||Bengaluru||Air-Borne Systems|
|7||Centre for Artificial Intelligence & Robotics (CAIR)||Bengaluru||Artificial Intelligence & Robotics|
|8||Centre for Fire, Explosives & Environment Safety (CFEES)||Delhi||Explosives|
|9||Centre for High Energy Systems and Sciences (CHESS)||Hyderabad||High Energy Weapons|
|10||Combat Vehicles Research & Development Establishment (CVRDE)||Chennai||Combat Vehicles|
|11||Defence Avionics Research Establishment (DARE)||Bengaluru||Avionics|
|12||Defence Bio-engineering & Electro-medical Laboratory (DEBEL)||Bengaluru||Bio-engineering|
|13||Defence Electronics Applications Laboratory (DEAL)||Dehradun||Electronics & Communication Systems|
|14||Defence Food Research Laboratory (DFRL)||Mysore||Food Research|
|15||Defence Institute of Bio-Energy Research (DIBER)||Haldwani||Bio-Energy|
|16||Defence Institute of High Altitude Research (DIHAR)||Leh||High Altitude Agro-animal Research|
|17||Defence Institute of Physiology & Allied Sciences (DIPAS)||Delhi||Physiology|
|18||Defence Institute of Psychological Research (DIPR)||Delhi||Psychological Research|
|19||Defence Laboratory (DL)||Jodhpur||Camouflaging and Isotopes|
|20||Defence Electronics Research Laboratory (DLRL)||Hyderabad||Electronic Warfare|
|21||Defence Materials & Stores Research & Development Establishment (DMSRDE)||Kanpur||Textiles, Polymers & Composites|
|22||Defence Metallurgical Research Laboratory (DMRL)||Hyderabad||Metallurgy|
|23||Defence Research & Development Establishment (DRDE)||Gwalior||Chemical & Biological Warfare|
|24||Defence Research & Development Laboratory (DRDL)||Hyderabad||Missile & Strategic Systems|
|25||Defence Research Laboratory (DRL)||Tezpur||Health & Hygiene|
|26||Defence Terrain Research Laboratory (DTRL)||Delhi||Terrain Research|
|27||Gas Turbine Research Establishment (GTRE)||Bengaluru||Gas Turbine|
|28||High Energy Materials Research Laboratory (HEMRL)||Pune||High Energy Materials|
|29||Institute of Nuclear Medicines & Allied Sciences (INMAS)||Delhi||Nuclear Medicine|
|30||Instruments Research & Development Establishment (IRDE)||Dehradun||Electronics & Optical Systems|
|31||Integrated Test Range (ITR)||Balasore||Missile Testing|
|32||Joint Cypher Bureau (JCB)||Delhi||Cypher Systems|
|33||Laser Science & Technology Centre (LASTEC)||Delhi||Laser Technology|
|34||Electronics & Radar Development Establishment (LRDE)||Bengaluru||Radars|
|35||Microwave Tube Research & Development Centre (MTRDC)||Bengaluru||Microwave Devices|
|36||Naval Materials Research Laboratory (NMRL)||Ambernath||Naval Materials|
|37||Naval Physical & Oceanographic Laboratory (NPOL)||Kochi||Sonar Systems|
|38||Naval Science & Technological Laboratory (NSTL)||Visakhapatnam||Underwater Weapons|
|39||Proof and Experimental Establishment (PXE)||Balasore||Armament Testing|
|40||Research Centre Imarat (RCI)||Hyderabad||Missile & Strategic Systems|
|41||Research & Development Establishment (Engrs) (R&DE[E])||Pune||Engineering Systems & Weapon Platforms|
|42||Scientific Analysis Group (SAG)||Delhi||Cryptology|
|43||Snow and Avalanche Study Establishment (SASE)||Chandigarh||Snow and Avalanche|
|44||Solid State Physics Laboratory (SSPL)||Delhi||Solid- State/ Semiconductor Materials|
|45||Terminal Ballistics Research Laboratory (TBRL).||Chandigarh||Ballistics|
|46||Vehicles Research & Development Establishment (VRDE).||Ahmednagar||Wheeled Vehicles|
|1||Centre for Personnel Talent Management (CEPTAM).||Delhi||Talent Management|
|2||Institute of Technology Management (ITM).||Mussoorie||Technology Management|
|3||Recruitment and Assessment Centre (RAC).||Delhi||Human Resource|
|1||Advanced Centre for Energetic Materials (ACEM).||Nasik||High Energy Materials|
|2||Centre for Advanced Systems (CAS).||Hyderabad||Advanced Systems|
|3||Centre for Military Air-worthiness & Certification (CEMILAC).||Bengaluru||Airworthiness & Certification|
|4||Defence Scientific Information & Documentation Centre (DESIDOC).||Delhi||Information System and Documentation|
|5||DRDO Integration Centre (DIC).||Panagarh||Systems Integration|
|6||Institute for Systems Studies & Analyses (ISSA).||Delhi||Systems Analysis|
|7||Mobile Systems Complex (MSC).||Pune||Missile Systems|
|8||SF Complex (SFC).||Jagdalpur||Propellant|
|Centres of Excellence:|
|1||DRDO Bhartihar University (DRDO-BU), Centre of Excellence.||Coimbatore||Life Sciences|
|2||Advanced Centre for Research in High Energy Materials (ACRHEM).||Hyderabad||High Energy Materials.|
|3||Centre of Excellence in Cryptology.||Kolkata||Cryptology|
|4||Centre of Millimeter Wave Semiconductor Devices and Systems.||Kolkata||Millimeter Wave and Semiconductor.|
|5||Advanced Centre for Excellence on Composite Materials (ACECM).||Bengaluru||Composite Materials.|
|6||Research and Innovation Centre (RIC).||Chennai||Sensors & MEMS.|
|7||Centre of Propulsion Technology (CoPT).||Mumbai||Propulsion Technology.|
|8||Jagdish Chandra Bose Centre for Advanced Technology (JCBCAT).||Jadavpur||Strategic Systems.|
|9||Joint Advanced Technology Centre (JATC).||Delhi||Photonic Technologies, Plasmonics and Quantum Photonics.|
|10||Centre of Excellence in Systems Design and Engineering.||Mumbai||Systems Design.|
These projects cover a wide variety of technology domains from aeronautics to missiles and naval systems.
A list of products developed by DRDO during last two years and the current year for defence and civilian use is given below:
Products developed by DRDO for defence and civilian use during last two years and current year:
Ø Light Combat Aircraft (LCA) Tejas.
Ø Airborne Early Warning and Control (AEW&C) System.
Ø 155mm/52 Calibre Advanced Towed Artillery Gun System (ATAGS).
Ø Weapon Locating Radar (WLR) Swati.
Ø High Speed Heavy Weight Ship Launched Torpedo (Varunastra).
Ø Anti-Torpedo Decoy System (Maareech).
Ø Arudhra-Medium Power Radar.
Ø Akash Weapon System.
Ø Abhay Sonar.
Ø Hull Mounted Sonar (HUMSA).
Ø NBC Technologies.
Ø 120 mm FSAPDS Mk-II Ammunition for MBT Arjun.
Ø 120 mm FSAPDS Practice Ammunition for MBT Arjun.
Ø 250 Kg Pre-fragmented Bomb.
Ø 46m Inflatable Radome.
Ø Air Bursting Grenades for Individual Weapons.
Ø Anti Torpedo Decoys.
Ø Bar Mine Layer.
Ø CBRNe Remotely Operated Platforms.
Ø Commander’s Non-Panoramic TI Sight for AFVs (T-90, T-72 & BMP-II).
Ø Computerized Pilot Selection System.
Ø Dual Colour Missile Approach Warning System for Fighter Aircraft.
Ø Electro-Optical Fire Control System for Naval Ships.
Ø Electro-Optical Sensors for Airborne Platforms.
Ø Enhanced Range Rocket (Pinaka Mk-II).
Ø EW Suite for Fighter Aircraft.
Ø Exotic and Indigenous Varieties of Vegetables under Protected Environment.
Ø G-band CC-TWT for Weapon Locating Radar.
Ø Heavy Drop System – 16T.
Ø Integrated Automotive Vetronics Systems for AFVs.
Ø Ku-Band MPM based Transmitter for Airborne Radar.
Ø Laser Target Designator with Thermal Imager for Air Force.
Ø Medium Size Integrated Aerostat Surveillance System.
Ø Minefield Marking Equipment Mk-II.
Ø Mountain Foot Bridge.
Ø Multi Calibre Individual Weapon System.
Ø Multi-Influence Ground Mine.
Ø Sub-Munition Warheads for Pinaka.
Ø Synthetic Aperture Radar for UAV.
Ø Terrain Assessment System for Trans-border Deserts in Western Sector.
Ø Thermo-Baric Ammunition for 120 mm Arjun Tank.
Ø Upgraded Troposcatter Communication System for IAF.
Ø Vehicle Mounted High Power Laser Directed Energy System Against RPVs/UAVs/DRONES.
Ø Water Mist System Validation for Fire Protection in Naval Ships.
Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) has developed various nutritious and protein-rich foods to cater the requirements of Service personnel deployed at high altitude and snow bound areas. The major protein food products developed by DRDO are: Protein-rich bars; Energy-rich bars; Protein-rich instant Halwa-mix, Upma-mix; and Protein-rich Chapattis.
Details of funds allocated to the Department of Defence Research & Development during the last three years are given below:-
|Year||Allocation of funds (Rs. in crore)|
|2017-18 (Budget Estimates)||14818.74|
This information was given by Defence Minister Shri Arun Jaitley in a written reply to Shri Hari Manjhi in Lok Sabha today.