Top Inventions and Projects of Missile Man of India APJ Abdul Kalam

WRITTEN BY Saumya Jaiswar news


This was his first ever invention, gor his college project, he made a double engine powered hovercraft named 'Nandhi'.

Leonordo Newtonic

Pokhran II

Pokhran-2 consisted of five detonations, the first was a fusion bomb and the remaining four were fission bombs.

Republic World

Indigenous Guided Missiles

Dr. Kalam was appointed as the CEO of Integrated Guided Missile Development Programme. He was responsible for the development and operation of AGNI and PRITHVI missiles.


Kalam Raju Stent

In 1998, along with cardiologist Soma Raju, Kalam developed a low-cost coronary stent which led to reduction of prices of imported coronary stents in India by more than 50%.

Kalam Raju Tablet

He and cardiologist Soma Raju developed a tablet called 'The Kalam Raju Tablet' which aimed at arming healthcare workers at the primary level to respond to emergency medical situations.

The Economic times

Lightweight Calipers

In 1995 and 1996, Dr. APJ Abdul Kalam and his team worked hard to produce orthosis calipers that weighed almost 1/10th of the weight of those that were available in the market.

OneIndia Tamil

Project Devil and Project Valiant

In the 1970s, Kalam also directed two projects, namely, Project Devil and Project Valiant, which sought to develop ballistic missiles from the technology of the successful SLV programme.


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