Aeronautical Test Range

DRDO has developed the Aeronautical Test Range (ATR) at Chitraguda district, was partially operating since December, 2010. It is the country’s first of its kind Aeronautical Test Range at with a mega multi-agency complex for integrating and testing various Unmanned Air Vehicles (UAV) having technical infrastructure covering 4,090 acres, built at a cost of `1,300 core. ATR can be used for testing indigenous products like naval and trainer versions of the Light Combat  Aircraft,  unmanned air vehicles Rustom 1 and 2; and the Airborne Early Warning & Control Systems meant for surveillance. http://www.newindianexpress.com/states/karnataka/2017/may/25/karnatakas-uav-test-zone-set-for-takeoff-1608905.html

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