Arun Jaitley to launch Aeronautical Test Range in Karnataka

Posted on:29 May 2017 12:27:50
Arun Jaitley to launch Aeronautical Test Range in Karnataka
29 May 2017 Current Affairs:

  • Union Defence Minister Arun Jaitley inaugurated a first-of-its-kind Aeronautical Test Range (ATR), which will be used to test the country's first unmanned aircraft, in the Chitradurga district of Karnataka.

  • It has been planned by the Aeronautical Development Establishment (ADE) and in collaboration with other Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) labs.

  • The current length of the runway at the ATR is 2.2 km.

  • It can be used for testing of bigger aircraft like AEW&CS (Airborne Early Warning &Control Systems) aircraft.


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