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Instruments Research and Development Establishment

Instruments Research & Development Establishment (IRDE) is a laboratory of the Defence Research & Development Organization (DRDO). Located in Dehradun, its primary function is research and development in the field of optical and electro-optical instrumentation. Their objective is to develop products like night vision devices, electro-optical surveillance and fire control systems.[1]

Instruments Research & Development Establishment
MottoEO Fire Controls & Night Enabling to Indian Army
EstablishedFebruary 1960
Budget150 Crores
Field of research
Optics & Electro-Optics
DirectorShri Benjamin Lionel
AddressRaipur Road,
Dehradun-248008
LocationDehradun,
Uttarakhand
AffiliationsMinistry of Defence
Operating agency
DRDO
WebsiteIRDE Home Page

ProductsEdit

Holographic Sight- IRDE has supplied Indian army with holographic sights which have a range of up to 300m. The army has already put in a demand for 20,000 holographic device units while the National Security Guards has shown interest in the device and requested some units.[2]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "DRDO Labs". Archived from the original on 26 December 2007. Retrieved 8 February 2008.
  2. ^ India gets holographic sight device, 7 November 2008, Umesh Dewan, Tribune News Service, Retrieved 8 October 2012

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