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DRDO handed over design of mobile metallic ramp to Indian Army

DRDO handed over design of mobile metallic ramp to Indian Army

The Defense Research and Development Organization (DRDO) on 20 August 2019 handed over the design of the Mobile Metallic Ramp (MMR) to the Indian Army. The DRDO handed over this design to the Indian Army in a ceremony held at the DRDO building. Deputy Army Chief Lt Gen Devraj Anbu and DRDO President G Satish Reddy were also present on the occasion.

Lt General Devraj Anbu praised the design of MMR. He praised the DRDO's efforts to meet the Army's requirement and said that the time needed to increase operations was reduced.

Mobile Metallic Ramps

  • The load carrying capacity of this mobile metallic ramp (MMR) is 70 MT.
  • MMR has been designed and developed by a major research laboratory of DRDO.
  • This laboratory is known as Fire, Explosive and Environmental Safety Center.
  • It is based on projected requirements by the Army to mobilize armored vehicles and reduce time.
  • It will provide strategic mobility for army vehicles, ramp armed and mechanized units and army formations.
  • It is portable, modular in design, which can be easily assembled or built.


 Defence Research and Development Organization

  • Defense Research and Development Organization (DRDO) is the country's leading organization for India's defense related research work.
  • This organization functions as a subsidiary unit of the Indian Ministry of Defense.
  • DRDO was established in the year 1958 as the technical department of Indian Army and Defense Science Institute.
  • The institute currently has fifty-one laboratories which are engaged in research in the field of electronics, defense equipment etc.
  • Missiles, weapons, light combat aircraft, radars, electronic warfare systems etc. have been developed by DRDO.
Q.1 To whom DRDO handed over the Mobile Metallic Ramp on 20 August 2019?
A. Indian Air Force
B. Indian Army
C. Indian Navy
D. Border Security Force
Ans: Indian Army
Q.2 Which unit of Indian government develops warfare systems for Indian Defense Forces?
A. Indian Air Force
B. Indian Space Research Organization
C. Defense Research and Development Organization
D. Border Security Force
Ans: Defense Research and Development Organization

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