defence.professionals | defpro.com 15:12 GMT, May 30, 2012 Gwalior | Its time to strengthen our capabilities in area of nuclear, chemical and biological warfare, said Dr. Vijay Kumar Saraswat, Scientific Advisor to Raksha Mantri, Secretary, Department of Defence R&D & DG, DRDO. He was speaking after the inauguration of state of art Chem bio sensor facility at the Defence Research and Development Establishment (DRDE), Gwalior. DRDE is a premier defence laboratory engaged in the development of state of the art products and technologies for Chemical and Biological defence. Addressing the gathering, Dr Saraswat said, I congratulate the dedicated members of DRDE who have not only developed a wide range of NBC technologies but also translated them into products and taken them to users. He said that in future, conflicts are likely to be dominated by asymmetric warfare, low intensity conflicts and proxy wars. Chemical and biological agents as well as cyber warfare are potential threats in such cases. Company or Organisation Portrait: Defence Research & Development Organisation (DRDO) works under Department of Defence Research and Development of Ministry of Defence. DRDO dedicatedly working towards enhancing self-reliance in Defence Systems and undertakes design & development leading to production of world class weapon systems and equipment in accordance with the expressed needs and the qualitative requirements laid down by the three services. DRDO is working in various areas of military technology which include aeronautics, armaments, combat vehicles, electronics, instrumentation engineering systems, missiles, materials, naval systems, advanced computing, simulation and life sciences. DRDO while striving to meet the Cutting edge weapons technology requirements provides ample spinoff benefits to the society at large thereby contributing to the nation buliding.