Aerial Delivery Research and Development Establishment
The Aerial Delivery Research and Development Establishment is a laboratory of the Defence Research and Development Organisation
Defence Research and Development Organisation
The Defence Research and Development Organisation is a agency of the Republic of India, responsible for the development of technology for use by the military, headquartered in New Delhi, India...

 (DRDO). Located in Agra
Agra a.k.a. Akbarabad is a city on the banks of the river Yamuna in the northern state of Uttar Pradesh, India, west of state capital, Lucknow and south from national capital New Delhi. With a population of 1,686,976 , it is one of the most populous cities in Uttar Pradesh and the 19th most...

, its primary function is research and development of Aerostats and delivery systems. It was involved in the design and development of major subsystems of Nishant Unmanned Aerial Vehicle
DRDO Nishant
-Launch & recovery:* Launch: Mobile hydropneumatic launcher system* Recovery: Parachute + landing bags- See also :...

. It has developed brake parachutes for LCA Tejas
HAL Tejas
The HAL Tejas is a lightweight multirole fighter developed by India. It is a tailless, compound delta-wing design powered by a single engine. It came from the Light Combat Aircraft programme, which began in the 1980s to replace India's ageing MiG-21 fighters...

, and provided parachutes for the space capsule of Re-entry experiment SRE-1
Space Capsule Recovery Experiment
The Space Capsule Recovery Experiment is an Indian experimental spacecraft which was launched at 03:53 GMT on January 10, 2007 from Sriharikota by the Indian Space Research Organization . The launch was conducted using the PSLV C7 rocket, along with three other satellites...

 by ISRO .
Akashdeep, 2000 cum aerotstat was successfully test flown with both actual and dummy payloads. It is one of the major achievements of ADRDE.

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