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DRDO lauds Air Force for supporting its weapon trials, anti-COVID-19 measures

DNA Friday, 23 October 2020
In the last six months, the Indian Air Force has flown more than 160 hours for supporting the missions of Defence Research and Development Organisation for COVID-19 relief and weapon trials.
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