DefExpo 2020: DRDO Signs Technology Development Contract with Rosoboronexport

High Energy Materials Research Laboratory (HEMRL) of India’s Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) has signed a technology development contract with Russia’s Rosoboronexport for development of advanced pyrotechnic ignition systems.

The contract was signed at the now concluded DefExpo 2020 exposition in Lucknow, India.

KPS Murthy, Director of HEMRL, said that the contract will enable advancement in the field of energetic materials and pyrotechnic technology leading to the development of advanced ignition systems and will meet futuristic requirements of high-performance propulsion systems.

“The propulsion systems are the power behind the rockets and missiles. This technology development will facilitate the design and development of state of art solid rocket motors for upcoming products. These products will be based on compact and energy-efficient propulsion systems” he added.



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