New Delhi: In order to give a boost to the domestic defense industry, the Defense Research and Development Organization (DRDO) has invited private sector companies to develop and produce missile systems. System Development and Production) has been given permission. This includes from the Vertical Launch Surface to the Air Missile System Program.
“Under the Development cum Production Partner (DCPP) programme, we have allowed the private sector to develop and then produce missile systems with us,” senior DRDO officials told PTI.
“Private sector companies have responded very enthusiastically to the participation and bids have been received for the vertically launched Short-Range Surface to Air Missile System (VL-SRSAM) project,” he said.