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between DRDO and outside experts,               6.3.1 Transfer of Technology
to adopt synergic approach towards
national needs and priorities in the field of        DRDO technologies are transferred to
armaments and to lead the technological         Indian industries/DPSUs/OFBs as per the
innovations useful for combat multiplier.       ‘Guidelines for Transfer of Technology’. In the
There are currently 37 ongoing projects         current year, 50 ToT to industries have been
which have been sanctioned at a total cost      executed by DRDO.
of Rs 15.47 Cr. During the year, 14 projects
were sanctioned at a total cost of Rs 6.93 Cr.  6.3.2 Defence Exports

• Life Sciences Research Board: The thrust      The export potential of DRDO systems is

area of the board is life support systems, evident from NOCs granted by MoD to the

devices and biomedical technologies for industries. 142 NOCs for export have been

operational effectiveness during air, land granted by MoD for 310 products for about

& sea combat roles, military psychology, Rs. 17352 Cr, out of which, 88 products of

cognitive engineering & personnel worth Rs. 10609 Cr are based on technology

selection, human physiological adaptation developed by DRDO.

to extreme environments, specialized

food and agricultural technologies, 6.3.3 National and International
radioprotection, bio-defence. There are Exhibitions

currently 26 ongoing projects which have        DRDO participated in 9th Africa Aerospace

been sanctioned at a total cost of Rs 7.55

Cr. During the year, nil projects were and Defence Exhibition (AAD-2016) during

sanctioned.                                     Sep 2016 at waterkloof near Pretoria, South

                                                Africa where 30 countries participated with 400
• Naval Research Board: The thrust area for exhibitors. This included indigenous AEW&C
the board is material panel, sonar and System, LCA Tejas, Akash Missile System,
signal behavior panel, hydrodynamics Various Ground/Naval based Radar systems,
panel, ocean environment panel, scientific sonars and torpedoes etc. Indian Defence
computing panel, marine system panel technologies were also on display at Bahrain
and hydro vibro-acoustics panel. There International Air show held at Sakhir Airbase,
are currently 98 ongoing projects which Bahrain in Jan this year. India showcased
have been sanctioned at a total cost of Rs its state-of-the-art airborne platforms and
29.25 Cr. During the year, 7 projects were associated sensors and communication
sanctioned at a total cost of Rs 2.02 Cr.
                                                systems designed and developed by DRDO.

6.3 INDUSTRY INTERFACE                              Hon’ble Raksha Mantri inaugurated the
                                                DefExpo 2016 exhibition on 28th March 2016
    To reach out to the industries for          at Goa. This year the theme of DRDO Pavilion
commercialization of DRDO developed             is ‘Rise of Futurism’. DRDO’s participation
technologies, DRDO has signed 04 MoUs with      in DefExpo 2016 was marked with first time
leading industry chambers – CII, ASSOCHAM,      live demo of products which included Light
PHDCCI and NRDC.                                Combat Aircraft (LCA) ‘Tejas’, Main Battle
                                                Tank ‘Arjun’ Mk-I & Mk-II, Wheeled Armoured

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