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Thursday, October 23, 2008

Chandrayan and Indian engineering


Spin-offs from space technology to industry and military are well known. The Indian moon mission also provided an opportunity to several engineering units in India to come out with state-of-art capabilities. L&T is one of the prominent suppliers. Motor case was manufactured at Aero space shop of Heavy Engineering Division.Honeycomb panels used as heat shield are manufactured by L&Ts advanced composite facility. Tracking Antenna Mount structure and C-band precision Monopulse tracking radar are other supplies from L&T.

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