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  • 05 April, 2021

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Advanced Chaff Technology by DRDO for Naval Safety

  • DRDO has developed an Advanced Chaff Technology to safeguard the naval ships against enemy missile attack.
  • The successful development of Advanced Chaff Technology by DLJ is another step towards Atmanirbhar Bharat.

Chaff is a passive expendable electronic countermeasure technology used worldwide to protect naval ships from enemy’s radar and Radio Frequency (RF) missile seekers.

  • The importance of this development is that very less quantity of chaff material deployed in the air acts as decoy to deflect enemy’s missiles for safety of the ships.

Defence Research and Development Organisation

  • DRDO works under the administrative control of the Ministry of Defence.
  • It is working to establish a world class science and technology base for India and provides Defence Services decisive edge by equipping them with internationally competitive systems and solutions.
  • It was established in 1958 after combining Technical Development Establishment (TDEs) of the Indian Army and the Directorate of Technical Development & Production (DTDP) with the Defence Science Organisation (DSO).
  • It is responsible for carrying out Integrated Guided Missile Development Programme (IGMDP).

Source: PIB


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