Category: Tech

India achieved hypersonic technology, the fourth country after America, Russia and China

New Delhi: India on Monday successfully tested an indigenously developed Hypersonic Technology Demonstrator Vehicle (HSTDV) powered by a scramjet engine, which will carry over for the next generation of hypersonic cruise missiles. It was first tested in June 2019. Defense Minister Rajnath Singh congratulated the DRDO scientists for the “historic achievement” and said that with

NRDC, NAL to incubate aerospace engineering startups

New Delhi: Looking towards bringing innovation in mainstream with simplification and hand-holding, the National Research Development Corporation (NRDC) and Council of Scientific and Industrial Research-National Aerospace Laboratories (CSIR-NAL) joined hands to establish an Innovation-cum-Incubation Centre with external private funding to promote startups in the emerging area of Aerospace technologies. Under this programme, start-ups in the

Bengaluru scientists create ‘invisible shield’

New Delhi: HG Wells’ ‘Invisible Man’ tweaked optical properties of the body to become invisible. Scientists have now achieved a similar feat by designing a metal mesh structure instead of continuous film on desired transparent substrates to make it a transparent shield for electromagnetic interference (EMI). The invisible shield can be used in various military