Plans for the establishment in Delhi of a Defence Science Academy – a sort of University for the study of military science – are well under way, the Defence Minister, Mr. V.K. Krishna Menon, told newsmen in New Delhi on May 10. Mr. Menon said that besides imparting orientation training to selected senior service officers in higher aspects of defence science, research and development, the academy was likely to provide training annually to about 25 stipendiary students in fundamental science research and laboratory training.