The Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) is an agency of the Republic of India, charged with the military’s research and development, headquartered in New Delhi, India. It was formed in 1958 by the merger of the Technical Development Establishment and the Directorate of Technical Development and Production with the Defence Science Organisation. It is under the administrative control of the Ministry of Defence, Government of India.

DRDO is India’s largest and most diverse research organisation. The organisation includes around 5,000 scientists belonging to the Defence Research & Development Service (DRDS) and about 25,000 other scientific, technical and supporting personnel.

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Sl No Name of the Laboratory Establishment Location
1 Advanced Numerical Research & Analysis Group (ANURAG) Hyderabad
2 Aerial Delivery Research & Development Establishment (ADRDE) Agra
3 Vehicles Research & Development Establishment (VRDE) Ahmednagar
4 Naval Materials Research Laboratory (NMRL) Ambernath
5 Integrated Test Range (ITR) Balasore
6 Proof and Experimental Establishment (PXE) Balasore
7 Aeronautical Development Establishment (ADE) Bangalore
8 Centre for Airborne Systems (CABS) Bangalore
9 Centre for Artificial Intelligence & Robotics (CAIR) Bangalore
10 Defence Avionics Research Establishment (DARE) Bangalore
11 Defence Bio-engineering & Electro-medical Laboratory (DEBEL) Bangalore
12 Gas Turbine Research Establishment (GTRE) Bangalore
13 Electronics & Radar Development Establishment (LRDE) Bangalore
14 Microwave Tube Research & Development Centre (MTRDC) Bangalore
15 Snow and Avalanche Study Establishment (SASE) Chandigarh
16 Terminal Ballistics Research Laboratory (TBRL) Chandigarh
17 Combat Vehicles Research & Development Establishment (CVRDE) Chennai
18 Defence Electronics Applications Laboratory (DEAL) Dehradun
19 Instruments Research & Development Establishment (IRDE) Dehradun
20 Centre for Fire, Explosives & Environment Safety (CFEES) Delhi
21 Defence Institute of Physiology & Allied Sciences (DIPAS) Delhi
22 Defence Institute of Psychological Research (DIPR) Delhi
23 Defence Terrain Research Laboratory (DTRL) Delhi
24 Institute of Nuclear Medicines & Allied Sciences (INMAS) Delhi
25 Joint Cipher Bureau (JCB) Delhi
26 Laser Science & Technology Centre (LASTEC) Delhi
27 Scientific Analysis Group (SAG) Delhi
Solid State Physics Laboratory (SSPL) Delhi
28 Defence Research & Development Establishment (DRDE) Gwalior
29 Defence Institute of Bio-Energy Research (DIBER) Haldwani
30 Advanced Systems Laboratory (ASL) Hyderabad
31 Centre for High Energy Systems and Sciences (CHESS) Hyderabad
32 Defence Electronics Research Laboratory (DLRL) Hyderabad
33 Defence Metallurgical Research Laboratory (DMRL) Hyderabad
34 Defence Research & Development Laboratory (DRDL) Hyderabad
35 Research Centre Imarat (RCI) Hyderabad
36 Defence Laboratory (DL) Jodhpur
37 Defence Materials & Stores Research & Development Establishment (DMSRDE) Kanpur
38 Naval Physical & Oceanographic Laboratory (NPOL) Kochi
39 Defence Institute of High Altitude Research (DIHAR) Leh
40 Defence Food Research Laboratory (DFRL) Mysore
41 Armaments Research & Development Establishment (ARDE) Pune
42 High Energy Materials Research Laboratory (HEMRL) Pune
43 Research & Development Establishment (Engrs) (R&DE[E]) Pune
44 Defence Research Laboratory (DRL) Tezpur
45 Naval Science & Technological Laboratory (NSTL) Visakhapatnam