Cabinet approved the setting up of Defence Space Research Agency (DSRO)

The Cabinet Committee on Security headed by Prime Minister Narendra Modi has approved the setting up of Defence Space Research Agency (DSRO) which will develop sophisticated weapon systems.
Akarsh Phanindra

Last Updated: Jun 12,2019 18:52 IST

Cabinet approved the setting up of Defence Space Research Agency (DSRO)

12 June 2019 Current Affairs: The Cabinet Committee on Security headed by Prime Minister Narendra Modi has approved the setting up of Defence Space Research Agency (DSRO), a new agency, which will develop sophisticated weapon systems. The approval aimed to To enhance the capabilities of the armed forces to fight wars in space.

Members of DSRO:
The agency will be headed by a Joint Secretary-level scientist. DSRO would constitute a team of scientists which would be working in close coordination with the tri-services integrated Defence staff officers.

Functions of DSRO:
DSRO will be entrusted with the task of creating space warfare weapon systems and technologies.
It would provide the research and development support to the Defence Space Agency (DSA).

About DSA:
Defence Space Agency (DSA)will constitute of members from the three services. The aim of setting up of DSA is to help the country fight wars in the space.
DSA is being set up under an Air Vice Marshal-rank officer in Bengaluru. It will be gradually taking over the space-related capabilities of the three forces.
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