Centre for Defence Research and Technology (CODRAT) was established in March 2009 at Universiti Pertahanan Nasional Malaysia, UPNM (National Defence University of Malaysia, NDUM). As an excellence centre, CODRAT focuses on niche critical defence R&D&C to fulfill the Defence Policy Needs together with other related government and private agencies.
Research in this center execute by collaboration with both agencies from government and private sector that are related to defence research industry. Besides, all products from the research will be commercialize for Malaysia Armed Forces (MAF) purpose.
To be the centre of excellence with the “HICoE” (Service Thrust) status in the research amd services of defence and security technology
CODRAT is commited to explore new, pragmatic and innovative ideas in fullfilling UPNM intention of knowledge dissemination and application of science and technology in defence and security.