BHVS Narayana Murthy: New Director of Research Centre Imarat [ Current Affairs ]

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The new Director of Research Centre Imarat (RCI), a premiere laboratory of Defence Research Development Organization (DRDO) located at Hyderabad is BHVS Narayana Murthy the avionics scientist.

BHVS Narayana Murthy

BHVS Narayana Murthy

BHVS Narayana Murthy

About BHVS Narayana Murthy

  • He has contributed most in the field of design, development and delivery of Missile launch processors, onboard computers, real-time mission software and many more areas of DRDO.
  • BHVS Narayana Murthy has completed his graduation from NIT, Warangal.
  • He was the head of the DRDO team who had developed Avionics Systems (Onboard computers, Navigation, Control) of the Indian ICBM class Agni 5 and other missions.
  • He was honoured with the Astronautical Society of India Rocket and Related Technologies Award for his outstanding contributions in many defence R&D projects.
  • He was also honored with AGNI Award for Excellence in Self Reliance as a team Leader and DRDO Scientist of the Year Award.

About Research Centre Imarat (RCI)

  • APJ Abdul Kalam has formed RCI in 1988 at Hyderabad, Telangana as a primary laboratory of DRDO which is mainly work for Research and Development of Missile Systems, advanced Avionics and guided weapons for Indian Armed Forces.
  •  This laboratory has contributed a lot in successful flight testing of India’s maiden Inter Continental Ballistic Missile (ICBM) Agni V (Range‎: ‎Over 5,000 kilometres).
  • RCI was also a head of India-Israel joint development Medium Range Surface to Air Missile (MRSAM) programme.

About Defence Research and Development (DRDO):

  • DRDO is an agency of the Republic of India, charged with the military’s research and development.
  • It’s headquartered in New Delhi.
  • DRDO faithfully working towards attractive self-reliance in Defence Systems and undertakes design & development leading to production of world class weapon systems and equipment in accordance with the expressed needs.

- Published on: September 19, 2016