Defence Secretary visited CRD

The Secretary to the Ministry of Defence, visited the Centre for Research and Development on 18 March 2020.

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CRD on ITN Venasa Program

The ITN “Venasa” team toured the Centre for Research and Development on 27 February 2019.

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army commander visits crd

The Commander of the Sri Lanka Army visited the Centre for Research and Development on 20 February 2019.

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CRD Participates Independence Day

The Centre for Research and Development participated in the 71st Independence Day parade held on 04 February 2019.

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Who we are

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.

Vision


To establish a world-class science and technology base providing the military a decisive edge by equipping them with internationally competitive solutions.

Mission


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 country’s defence.
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.