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All Electronic Air Warfare Systems to be Indigenous in future: Dr. V K Saraswat Print E-mail
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Tuesday, 29 November 2011
Hyderabad: Addressing the Golden Jubilee celebration programme at the Defence Electronic and Research Laboratory (DLRL), Scientific Advisor to the Defence Minister, Dr. V K Saraswat has said that the government has taken a decision that all electronic air warfare systems would be indigenous in future.

He asked DLRL to prepare themselves for the future requirements of the country and come up to the expectations of the nation in getting more and more indigenous critical electronic air warfare system into the Indian Armed Forces.

DLRL has tremendous contribution of 20% of the 1.6 lakh crore of rupees worth of product values that DRDO has achieved during the last one decade. Dr. Sarswat who is also the Secretary Defence R&D and Director General R&D of DRDO has appreciated the progress of DLRL as tremendous and said that with the modest beginning in 1961, the DLRL has achieved the heights of glory for the nation today.

The DRDO will continue to provide support and services to keep DLRL ahead in strategic field, he said. Dr. Sarswat also gave away Mementos to the former directors of the organisation who joined with the present officers and scientists to celebrate the Golden Jubilee. He has distributed the Lab awards to scientists and released a Souvenir and a coffee table book also on the occasion.

Outstanding Scientist and the Director of DLRL Dr. G. Bhoopathy highlighted the achievements of the organisation and projected future plans and development works. Dr. R. Srihari Rao, Chief Controller, R&D (Hqrs.) has appreciated the efforts of DLRL in developing indigenous electronic air warfare systems. Earlier, the Scientific Advisor to Defence Minister, Dr. V K Sarswat inaugurated a photo exhibition depicting the progress of the organisation during the past 50 glorious years.

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