Naval Science and Technological Laboratory
|Motto||"Strength's Origin is in Science"|
|Established||20 August 1969|
Field of research
|Underwater Weapons - Torpedoes|
|President||Dr V. Bhujanga Rao , Distinguished Scientist|
|Director||Dr OR Nandagopan Sc 'H'|
|Address||Vigyan Nagar, |
Visakhapatnam- 530 027
The Naval Science and Technological Laboratory (NSTL) is an Indian defence laboratory of the Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO), located in Visakhapatnam. Its main function is the research and development of underwater weapons and associated systems. NSTL is organized under DRDO's Directorate of Naval R&D. The present director of NSTL is Dr O R Nandagopan and Chief Controller(CC) is Dr. V. Bhujanga Rao, Distinguished Scientist .
Areas of work
NSTL is involved in the design, development, testing, evaluation and productionization of underwater weapons and their associated weapon control systems. These include torpedoes, mines, decoys, targets, simulators, Fire Control Systems and weapon launchers.
The lab is also involved in investigating hydrodynamic parameters and structural design of surface and submerged naval platforms and in evolving design criteria through model studies and simulation. NSTL is also involved in developing Warship Technologies, Stealth Technology for ships and Hydro-dynamic research services.
NSTL is equipped with laboratories and Hydrodynamic research facilities.
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