Ajai Shukla | New Delhi May 4, 2015 Last Updated at 00:38 IST – Business Standard A sense of drift is palpable within the Defence Research & Development Organisation (DRDO), which has been without a leader for three months since the ouster of its widely respected chief, Avinash Chander, on January 31. On that day, Defence Secretary […]
Don’t delay Light Combat Aircraft project: Anthony to DRDO
Rajat Pandit, TNN Nov 6, 2013, 08.19PM IST NEW DELHI: Defence minister A K Antony on Wednesday directed the DRDO to ensure that the operational deadlines for the Tejas Light Combat Aircraft, first sanctioned 30 years to replace the ageing MiG-21s, are not delayed yet again. Addressing the parliamentary consultative committee on defence, Antony said […]
Chinks in the Armour – What ail DRDO, India’s Premier Defence Organigation?
Rediff.com – News-Special Part- II ‘The LCA won’t take off in the near future’ George Iype The Light Combat Aircraft is perhaps the most ambitious of all DRDO projects. But 17 years and four postponements of its test flight later, the multi-role fighter meant to replace the MiG-21 is still a dream. What has happened […]