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Carborundum Universal partners DRDO for 'ceramic radome' technology

CUMI is one of India's first companies to produce the wonder material graphene for aerospace and defence applications


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Ajai Shukla
Carborundum Universal Limited (CUMI), a private sector pioneer in material sciences, said on Monday that it has signed a “Licensing Agreement for Tran­sfer of Technology” with the Defence Research and Develop­ment Organisation (DRDO) for manufacturing ceramic radomes used in aerospace and missile systems.

Ceramic radome is regarded as an essential, state-of-the-art technology for ballistic and tactical missiles and high-performance aircraft. Missiles undergo extremely high surface temperatures while travelling thro­ugh the atmosphere, and while re-entering it from space. To withstand those temperatu­res, radomes located at the tip of a missile are made of ceramic.

“The design of ceramic radomes for defence
Topics : DRDO CUMI

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First Published: Mar 20 2023 | 8:08 PM IST

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