|Vol.7 No.5 October1999 ISSN:0971-4413|
DRDO is devoted to the design and development of state-of-the-art Defence systems. DRDOs chain of over 50 laboratories covers a wide spectrum of disciplines. In pursuit of acquiring self-sufficiency in critical technologies, DRDO has endeavored to undertake and pursue research in scientific fields leading to state-of-the-art technologies needed for design and development of world class equipment/systems. For achieving this DRDO has collaborated with the academic institutions, R&D organisations and industry.
For promoting innovative research in scientific fields useful for armament discipline, DRDO has recently constituted Armament Research Board (ARMREB). Armament being a complex multi-disciplinary field involving ballistics and aerodynamics, materials and metallurgy, mechanical and electronic engineering, opto-electronics and computer techniques, explosives & pyrotechnics, modeling, simulation and system analyses, etc. Six research panels, covering the entire spectrum of armament discipline, have been constituted to make the functioning of the Board more effective.
Research Panels under ARMREB
1. Ballistics and Aerodynamics of Projectiles
2. Energy Release-Detonics and High Pressure Related Phenomenon
3. Materials for Armament Applications
4. High Energy MaterialsPropellants, Explosives and Pyrotechnics
5. Armament Sensors and Electronics
6. Armament SystemsConfigurations & Design for Reliable & Cost-Effective Production.
Objectives of ARMREB
Charter of ARMREB
ARMREB has instituted a Grants-in-Aid Scheme to harness and nurture the research talents available in academic institutions. Under this scheme, grants are offered to research organisations/ universities/colleges/departments/ laboratories/industries for research in basic sciences and engineering, setting up basic facilities/infrastructures, conduct of seminars/symposia/workshops/short courses, deputations/training of manpower, higher studies etc. Rules for applying for grants under various schemes have been published in February 1999 and widely circulated.
Address for Communication
Dr VK KAPOOR
Member Secretary, ARMREB
Directorate of Armaments
Defence R&D Organisation
309, B Wing, Sena Bhavan
DHQ PO, New Delhi - 110 011India
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