DRDO investing Rs 10 billion in testing, quality facilities


The Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) will invest over Rs 10 billion to create 4-5 new facilities for testing and quality. The investment and creation of these facilities will be over the next two-three years, according to a Hindu Business Line report.

These include, a full fledged launch control centre in Port Blair, a hypersonic wind tunnel testing facility near Hyderabad, a hi-tech electronic range in Andhra Pradesh and another centre for testing and calibration of materials.

These facilities will improve the country’s capabilities in testing missiles, electronic components, materials, systems etc., according to Avinash Chander, chief controller (R&D), Missiles and strategic systems of the DRDO.


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