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BrahMos Aerospace signs MoU with IISc

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Dr. A Sivathanu Pillai (right), CEO & MD of BrahMos Aerospace and Professor K Chattopadhay of IISc signing the MoU on Sunday. A Brahmand photo

NEW DELHI (BNS): BrahMos Aerospace – the producer of BRAHMOS supersonic cruise missiles – has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Indian Institute of Science (IISc) to establish a Centre of Excellence for High Speed Aerodynamics.

The MoU was inked in New Delhi on Sunday during an event to mark the 10th anniversary of first BRAHMOS launch.

BrahMos Aerospace CEO & MD Dr. A Sivathanu Pillai and Professor K Chattopadhyay, Chairman, Division of Mechanical Sciences, IISc signed the MoU that will pave the way for higher research and development in the sphere of high speed aerodynamics.

Hailing the deal, Dr. Pillai said, “It is a remarkable step for both BrahMos and IISc to come together and work in this field.”

The IISc is India’s premier science and research institute based in Bangalore. It was established in 1909 and collaborates with the country’s leading defence and aerospace agencies as well as private research labs on the area of R&D.

BrahMos Aerospace, a Joint Venture company between India and Russia, is the producer of BRAHMOS supersonic cruise missiles.


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