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DRDO Missile Complex in Hyderabad to be named after Kalam

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Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar will rename the prestigious missile complex in Hyderabad as "Dr APJ Abdul Kalam Missile Complex". The landmark event will take place at Research Centre Imarat (RCI) on the occasion of the 84th Birth Anniversary of Dr Kalam, the "Missile Man".

Dr Kalam had joined Missile Complex, DRDO in 1982 and was a part of it for nearly two decades. The Missile Complex comprises Advanced Systems Laboratory (ASL), Defence Research and Development Laboratory (DRDL) and Research Centre Imarat (RCI) which is considered to be the brain child of Dr Kalam. As founder Director, Dr Kalam conceived and steered RCI as a generator of critical missile technologies.