Naval ships receive DRDO armour, rocket will divert enemy missiles in the air

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By: Jeet Ghosh

Last Update: 2021-04-05 19:21:20 IST

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The Defense Research and Development Organization (DRDO) has designed a new shield to protect naval ships from targets of enemy missiles. Seeing the challenge to India in the Indian Ocean is a big gift for the Indian Navy.

The Defense Research and Development Organization (DRDO) has designed a new shield to protect naval ships from targets of enemy missiles. This armor, based on advanced chaff technology, will confuse enemy radar and help change the direction of missiles moving towards the ship. The DRDO has described it as an important step towards a self-reliant India.

Keeping in view the requirements of the Navy, Defense Laboratory Jodhpur (DLJ) has developed this armor. It is a laboratory of DRDO. DRDO said that DLJ has designed three variants of it, short range chaff rocket, medium range chaff rocket and long range chaff rocket. Recently, the Indian Navy tested them in the Arabian Sea, where they were found to be fully effective. 

Defense technology companies are being provided this technology so that they can be produced on a large scale. Defense Minister Rajnath Singh has congratulated DRDO, Navy and defense industry for this achievement. Vice Admiral G Ashok Kumar, Deputy Chief of Naval Staff has congratulated DRDO for strategically developing this very important technology in a short span of time and approved its production on a large scale. Secretary of Defense R&D Department and DRDO Chairman Dr.

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