The Full form of DRDO is Defence Research and Development Organization. Headquartered in New Delhi, India, the Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) is an agency of the Republic of India works under the administrative control of the Ministry Of Defence, Government of India. DRDO focuses on enhancing self-reliance in Defence Systems and dedicatedly working towards design & development leading to production of world class weapon systems and equipment in accordance with the quantitative and qualitative requirements laid down by the three services viz. Army, Air Force and Navy.
Defence Research and Development Organization (DRDO) is a vast network of laboratories which are deeply engaged in developing defense technologies and various areas of military technology, like armaments, electronics, combat vehicles, aeronautics, missiles, advanced computing and simulation, engineering systems, instrumentation, special materials, training, information systems, naval systems, life sciences and agriculture.
Presently, the Organization is backed by more than 5000 scientists and about 25,000 technical, other scientific and supporting personnel. Several major projects for the development of armaments, light combat aircrafts, missiles, radars, electronic warfare systems etc are on hand and significant achievements have already been made in several such technologies. DRDO while striving to meet the requirements of Cutting edge weapons technology also provides ample benefits to the society at large by contributing to the nation building.