Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) Chairman G. Satheesh Reddy (55) was chosen for Missile Systems Award 2019 by American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (AIAA). He will this year award with former Principal Engineering Fellow of Raytheon Missile Systems Rondell J. Wilson.
With this G. Satheesh Reddy became first Indian and first person outside United States to be awarded this prestigious award. He was selected in recognition of his over three decades of national contributions to indigenous design, development and deployment of diversified strategic and tactical missile systems, guided weapons, advanced avionics and navigation technologies in India.
G. Satheesh Reddy
American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (AIAA)
It is professional society of Aerospace Engineers. Its Missile Systems Award recognises excellence in developing or implementing missile systems technology, including significant technological accomplishments or for inspired leadership of missile systems programmes.