Defence Technology Absorption Award is given to DRDO’s industrial partners for their support in transformation of technologies developed by DRDO into products/systems/processes for Armed forces. The awards for 2013 was given to
M/s Accord Software & Systems Ltd., Bengaluru, under leadership of J. M. Sundaresan (CEO) a Masters degree holder in Control Systems Engineering from IIT, Kharagpur for – indigenous design, development and production of advanced high dynamics GPS+GLONASS+GAGAN receivers with state-of-the-art technologies and features in multiple configurations to the specific requirements/ specifications of Indian Defence programmes in close coordination with DRDO laboratories.
M/s Aerospace Engineers, Salem, Tamil Nadu, for – technical expertise in absorbing technologies and delivery of high-precision and quality elastomeric products for use on various airborne systems developed by DRDO that include LCA, Lakshya, Nishant, Missiles, Life Saving Systems, aircrafts and helicopters.
M/s Krishna Industries, Mumbai, for – indigenous production of “Bulb Bars” of various sections of DMR-249A grade steel, on industrial scale, in association with DRDO for construction of warships by devising ingenious roll design, rolling parameters and novel heat treatment technique. Their sustained efforts have culminated in producing high quality bulb bars for the first time in the country, thereby meeting the requirements of the Indian Navy in a timely and cost effective manner.