L&T constructs 7-storey facility for DRDO in record 45 days

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The Buildings Business of Larsen & Toubro has set a record by constructing the 7-storey, state-of-the-art Flight Control System (FCS) Integration Facility for the Defence Research and Development Organization (DRDO) in just 45 days using Integrated Hybrid Modular Construction Technology (IHMCT).

The facility was inaugurated on March 17th, 2022, by the Hon’ble Minister of Defence, Government of India, Shri Rajnath Singh in the august presence of Shri Basavaraj Bommai, Hon’ble Chief Minister of Karnataka, Dr G. Satheesh Reddy, Secretary Department of Defence R&D & Chairman, DRDO and other dignitaries.

“This facility shows that India can build anything in a short time,” praised DRDO Chairman, Dr G Satheesh Reddy, adding that while the concept & technical design was developed by DDRO and detailed engineering & execution by L&T, teams from liT-Madras & IIT-Roorkee conducted design checks and provided technical support.