Research and development in Defense and Aerospace in India is spearheaded by DRDO labs. With government's initiative in Make India program and indegenisation of defense products the funds allocated to these labs have dramatically increased in recent years. Restrictions imposed in sale of test and measurement equipment in the 1990s and early 21st century have been lifted and there is a strong desire globally to participate in Indian Defense production. Some of the labs we cover are listed below

  • Aeronautical Development Establishment (ADE), Bangalore
  • Armament Research & Development Establishment (ARDE), Pune
  • Centre for Air Borne Systems (CABS), Bangalore
  • Combat Vehicles Research & Development Estt. (CVRDE), Chennai
  • Defence Avionics Research Establishment (DARE), Bangalore
  • Defence Bio-Engineering & Electro Medical Laboratory (DEBEL), Bangalore
  • Defence Electronics Application Laboratory (DEAL), Dehradun
  • Defence Electronics Research Laboratory (DLRL), Hyderabad
  • Defence Metallurgical Research Laboratory (DMRL), Hyderabad
  • Defence Research & Development Laboratory (DRDL), Hyderabad
  • Defence Research & Development Establishment (DRDE), Gwalior
  • Defence Terrain Research Laboratory (DTRL), Delhi
  • Electronics & Radar Development Establishment (LRDE), Bangalore
  • Instruments Research & Development Establishment (IRDE), Dehradun
  • Laser Science & Technology Centre (LASTEC), Delhi
  • Research Center Imarat (RCI), Hyderabad
  • Solid State Physics Laboratory (SSPL), Delhi
  • Vehicle Research & Development Establishment (VRDE), Ahmednagar