India’s Defence minister Rajnath Singh on Thursday inaugurated a seven-storey building for the homegrown fifth-generation fighter aircraft programme.
This building was constructed in a short span of 45 days only. The Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) using the in-house developed hybrid technology constructed the Flight Control System (FCS) Complex at Aeronautical Development Establishment (ADE) in Bengaluru.
Rajnath Singh congratuled the entire team of the project; he called it no less than a miracle since it used to take years to complete such a project.
Moreover, this newly-built complex will be used to house R&D facilities for the indigenous development of Advanced Medium Combat Aircraft (AMCA). Besides, other manned and unmanned aircraft will also be kept here.
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It is to be noted that the foundation stone for the project was laid in November 2021, and the construction began in February, 2022.
This provides the necessary state-of-the-art infrastructure to support the R&D activities for FCS.
For the first time in the construction industry history in India. As per DRDO, the government’s agency has set a unique record of completing a permanent seven-storey building in just 45 days.
The column and beam elements of the structural frame are made with steel plates.
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