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India Strategic - - APPOINTMENTS -

NEW DELHI. De­fence Min­is­ter Arun Jait­ley handed over three Naval Sys­tems in­dige­nously de­vel­oped by De­fence Re­search and De­vel­op­ment Or­gan­i­sa­tion (DRDO) to the Chief of the Naval Staff (CNS) Ad­mi­ral Su­nil Lanba in New Delhi March 24.

The Min­is­ter also re­leased two other prod­ucts de­vel­oped by DRDO namely IP-based Se­cure Phone and the Gal­lium Nitride Tech­nol­ogy.

Speak­ing on the oc­ca­sion, Mr Jait­ley re­marked that DRDO is be­com­ing an im­por­tant in­stru­ment for self- re­liance of the na­tion. He stated that some of the best in­no­va­tions have come from the pool of sci­en­tists of DRDO.

The Min­is­ter gave away the an­nual DRDO awards in var­i­ous cat­e­gories dur­ing the func­tion. Apart from the sci­en­tists and teams who won awards in var­i­ous vis­tas of tech­no­log­i­cal ex­cel­lence, the Ad­vanced Sys­tems Lab­o­ra­tory, Hy­der­abad and the Mi­crowave Tube Re­search & De­vel­op­ment Cen­tre, Ban­ga­lore won the cov­eted

Union Min­is­ter for Fi­nance, Cor­po­rate Af­fairs and De­fence Arun Jait­ley ad­dress­ing the gath­er­ing, at the hand­ing over cer­e­mony of the DRDO de­vel­oped prod­ucts to the In­dian Navy

Mr Jait­ley hand­ing over a replica of Di­rect­ing Gear for Hull Mounted Sonar to the Chief of Naval Staff, Ad­mi­ral Su­nil Lanba

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