DRaS is a nonprofitable web-based ‘think-tank’ founded by a group of like-minded veterans of the Indian Armed Forces to build a repository of shared wisdom and institutional memory for the betterment of defence research and studies in the country. DRaS has an elite group of veterans, professionals, scholars and young researchers to promote the culture of research and associated activities beyond a think-tank. This is also a professional membership organisation, where the team members are inducted by special invitation. DRaS is supported by DRaS Innovations, a trust formed by the veteran fraternity.
DRaS is a platform committed to becoming an ideal interface between the military, academia and industry to enable innovations and future technologies for the Indian Armed Forces. The platform focuses on mentoring young scholars and researchers with varied domain expertise. DRaS is also focused on engaging MOU and partnerships with defence clusters, academia and industry for the larger benefit of the Nation.