The CVRDE, engaged in design and growth of armoured automobiles and fight systems, mentioned it designed and constructed the three tonne Retractable Landing Gear Systems for TAPAS Unmanned Aerial Vehicle and a one tonne landing gear system to the SWiFT UAV underneath the Centre’s ‘Atmanirbhar’ programme.
The gear systems had been developed at CVRDE facility in suburban Avadi, a press launch mentioned.
Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) Chairman G Satheesh Reddy, talking on the event, mentioned it was an vital achievement and prolonged his congratulations to the CVRDE. Besides the landing gear systems, as many as 18 varieties of state-of-the-art indigenously developed hydraulic lubrication and gas filters had been additionally handed over to the Navy on the occasion. The filters, additionally designed and developed at CVRDE, had been manufactured with assist from industries underneath the Centre’s ‘Make in India’ initiative whereas the funding was from the DRDO and the Navy, the discharge mentioned. Later, Reddy reviewed the varied tasks of CVRDE and appreciated the efforts the institution for the progress achieved, the discharge added.