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DRDO chief opens test facility for rocket sled track in Chandigarh

Rail Track Rocket Sled (RTRS) Penta rail supersonic track a national test facility was on Monday inaugurated by Avinash Chander, security adviser to defence minister, secretary department of defence R&D and DG DRDO. 

‘India is among a handful of countries in the world now possessing this unique test facility. This four kilometre long RTRS Penta track will be extremely useful for the testing of wide range of critical systems such as payload for manned missions of ISRO, the navigation system for missiles and aircrafts, proximity fuses for advanced warheads, fuses for armament systems parachutes for payload delivery, arrester systems for aircraft such as LCA’, stated Avinash chander while inaugurating this national test facility, in presence of SS Sundaram, DG(ECS), Satish Kumar, chief controller (TM), Ajay Singh, chief executive (CW&E), M Balakrishnan and VS Sethi, both former directors of TBRL and officers & staff of TBRL. 
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