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- 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 […]