Instruments Research and Development Establishment
|Motto||EO Fire Controls & Night Enabling to Indian Army|
Field of research
|Optics & Electro-Optics|
|Director||Shri Benjamin Lionel|
|Address||Raipur Road, |
|Affiliations||Ministry of Defence|
|Website||IRDE Home Page|
Instruments Research & Development Establishment (IRDE) is a laboratory of the Defence Research & Development Organization (DRDO). Located in Dehradun, its primary function is research and development in the field of optical and electro-optical instrumentation. Their objective is to develop products like night vision devices, electro-optical surveillance and fire control systems.
Holographic Sight- IRDE has developed holographic sights which are manufactured by the Ordnance Factory Dehradun and have a range of up to 300m. The army has already put in a demand for 20,000 holographic device units while the National Security Guards has shown interest in the device and requested some units.
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