The Centre for 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 CRD 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.
a.Establish a world-class science and technology base.
b.Equip the defence forces with internationally competitive systems and solutions.
The mission of the CRD is to design, develop and lead to production of State-of-the-Art indigenous solution for defence applications