K`taka govt allots land for aeronautical test range project

The Karnataka government has alloted 4,290 acres of land to Aeronautical Development Establishment (ADE) for aeronautical test range project at Chitradurga district, the DRDO said.

Last Updated: Feb 27, 2011, 18:03 PM IST

Bangalore: The Karnataka government has
alloted 4,290 acres of land to Aeronautical Development
Establishment (ADE) for aeronautical test range project at
Chitradurga district, the DRDO said here on Sunday.

Chief Minister B S Yeddyurappa has officially handed over
the land documents to ADE yesterday, a DRDO statement said.
The objective of the Rs 1,300 crore project is to build
necessary infrastructure for testing and evaluating unmanned
and manned aircraft being undertaken by aeronautic cluster
labs in DRDO, it said.
The project has been planned and conceived by ADE,
Bangalore in collaboration with other DRDO labs.

PTI