DRDO starts work to set up test centre in Bengal

DRDO starts work to set up test centre in Bengal

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Category : Defense Published on: April 09 2024

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  • Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) is setting up a new testing center in Junput village, West Bengal, to manage the increasing workload of weapon system testing. 
  • Covering an area of 8.73 acres, this project aims to provide an additional operational area to address the testing activities at the Integrated Test Range (ITR) in Chandipur, Odisha.
  • Junput, situated near the Bay of Bengal in West Bengal, has been chosen strategically for its tactical location. 
  • The purpose of this proposed site, spanning 8.73 acres near Digha, is to facilitate timely testing of weapon systems in defense and security sectors, emphasizing the significance of such evaluations in defense and security domains.
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