Air Chief Marshal RKS Bhadauria outlined his vision for Software Development Institute (SDI) to move towards software indigenization for integration of various weapons on IAF aircraft and achieving self-reliance in enhancing combat potential.
During his two days visit to IAF units and flight test establishments of DRDO and HAL at Bengaluru Air Chief Bhadauria also visited SDI, the unit tasked for undertaking the development of avionics software. He noted that the sustained focus on critical projects by the Institute had contributed significantly to increasing the operational and functional capability of IAF.
During his interaction with personnel, Air Chief Bhadauria emphasized the need for staying ahead of the curve in order to leverage its expertise in delivering the requirements of IAF Operational units.
As part of the visit, CAS met and interacted with the test crew and engineers of Aeronautical Development Agency (ADA), DRDO and Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (HAL).