This is frustration drowning me for long time now. DRDO developed Agni 5 and some missiles with highly sophisticated navigation systems, i agree. But why can't they develop a reliable Assault Rifle? Still our soldiers are using AK47s and outdated INSAS rifles.There were tenders for foreign made AR and suddenly some interview by Saraswath about developing multi-caliber gun. Is DRDO good for only mouth bragging? I may sound ignorant, I mean even i know basic mechanisms and other such stuffs in developing a AR and maybe with some good training for 1 year any engineer with good vision will come up with a decent gun. So what's with DRDO? - Incapable of producing small arms - Not much importance given for producing small arms? - Else is it because of dealers who are out playing DRDO in all corners with help of corrupt politicians? Is DRDO really working on multi-caliber guns or army will procure foreign guns with the push of arms dealers trying to make some money out of this?