Rediff.com – News-Special Part- V ‘Kalam has been promoting himself, not self-reliance’ George Iype Avul Pakir Jainulabeen Abdul Kalam, who headed DRDO for years, is credited with drawing up the blueprint for India’s entry into the league of developed nations. He is the protagonist of the government’s grand plans to make indigenisation of defence products […]
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 […]