DRDO is the R&D wing of Ministry of Defence, Govt of India, with a vision to empower India with cutting-edge defence technologies and a mission to achieve self-reliance in critical defence technologies and systems, while equipping our armed forces with state-of-the-art weapon systems and equipment in accordance with requirements laid down by the three Services. DRDO's pursuit of self-reliance and successful indigenous development and production of strategic systems and platforms such as Agni and Prithvi series of missiles; light combat aircraft, Tejas; multi-barrel rocket launcher, Pinaka; air defence system, Akash; a wide range of radars and electronic warfare systems; etc., have given quantum jump to India's military might, generating effective deterrence and providing crucial leverage.
"Balasya Mulam Vigyanam"—the source of strength is science-drives the nation in peace and war. DRDO has firm determination to make the nation strong and self-reliant in terms of science and technology, especially in the field of military technologies.
Solid State Physics Laboratory is pursuing research in the area of advanced Semi-conductor Materials and devices. some of the research areas include development of compounds semiconductors, MEMS, MMIC's, Acoustic Sensor System, laser diodes, IR sensors, Nano-Technology etc. The laboratory is equipped with state of art material preparation, Characterization, device fabrication and circuit design facilities applications are invited from bright and young talent.
Shri Rajnath Singh - Hon'ble Raksha Mantri
Shri M Z Siddique - Distinguished Scientist & Director General - Aeronautical Systems (AS)
Dr B K Das - Distinguished Scientist & Director General - Electronics & Communication Systems (ECS)