Chinks in the Armour – What ail DRDO, India’s Premier Defence Organigation?
Rediff.com – News-Special Part- III ‘DRDO took up Arjun before it learnt to make tanks’ George Iype Some 20 years ago, the defence ministry entrusted the DRDO with two projects: the development of a battle tank and a multi-barrel rocket launcher system. The DRDO called the former, assigned to it in 1974, Arjun, and the […]
Arjun under fire, Army wants another MBT — Manu Pubby Posted: Sat Apr 26 2008, 23:54 hrs NEW DELHI, APRIL 25:
The latest round of user trials has made it clear that even after 30 years of development, Arjun Tank comes nowhere near meeting minimum operational requirements of the Army. However, what is worrying the top brass is that DRDO’s insistence on inducting larger numbers of the indigenous tank will come in the way of a […]