The Centre for Defence Research and Development was raised on 30 July 2006. The base for the raising of this National Institution was laid by a cabinet memorandum approved on 29 March 2006. The CDRD was created with a vision to establish a world-class science and technology base providing the military a decisive edge, by equipping them with internationally competitive systems and solutions.
To establish a world-class science and technology base providing the military a decisive edge by equipping them with internationally competitive solutions.
a. To plan, research, design, develop and lead towards the
production of state-of-the-art solutions; sensors, weapon
systems, platforms and allied equipment for the
b. To provide technological solutions for Defence needs, to optimize combat effectiveness and to promote the wellbeing of troops.
c. To develop infrastructure and committed quality man power and build a strong technological base.