The missile man


India made history when the country’s first Ballistic Missile, Prithvi, was successfully tested in 1988. It meant that India had finally taken the first step towards becoming self-sufficient in producing wide-range ballistic missiles. On March 25, a scientist who played a vital role in development and flight evaluation for the project and a Defence Research and Development Organisation Fellow, D.

Sreenivasulu Reddy of Hyderabad, was conferred with a Lifetime Achievement Award for four decades of his contribution to the organisation by the Defence Minister, Arun Jaitley. He was also instrumental in the successful flight test of the ship-launched Dhanush missile. “I’m honoured that the organisation decided to confer this rare award to me,” says 68-year-old D.S Reddy, recalling that the Integrated Guided Missile Development Programme (the umbrella programme which included the Prithvi project), would have been nothing without Dr Abdul Kalam. D.R. Reddy working on the missile “He initiated the programme in 1983 and I joined DRDO in 1973. Read More…

 

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