Raghu Vamsi Machine Tools Unveils “INDRA RV25: 240N” Fully Indigenous Micro Turbojet Engine

  • Indigenous design & development supported by IIT, Hyderabad
  • Underscores Raghu Vamsi Machine Tools capability to design, manufacture & deploy global scale technologies
  • Stimulates growth of domestic aerospace manufacturing ecosystem and generates jobs

Hyderabad, 26th Feb 2024 : Hyderabad based Raghu Vamsi Machine Tools Pvt Ltd, a leading player in the aerospace and Defence industry, proudly announces the launch of its fully indigenous Micro Turbojet Engine “INDRA RV25: 240N” in alignment with the Atmanirbhar Bharat “Make in India” initiatives. The launch was done in the presence of Shri Dr G Satheesh Reddy, President Aeronautical Society of India, Former Scientific Advisor to Raksha Mantri and former Chairman DRDO, who witnessed the live testing of the engine at Raghu Vamsi Machine Tools, Hyderabad facility and formally inaugurated the assembly and test lab.

This momentous occasion signifies a remarkable achievement for India’s aerospace sector, as Raghu Vamsi Machine Tools demonstrates its commitment to innovation, self-sufficiency, and technological prowess. The development of the indigenous Micro Turbojet Engine, first of its kind in India; underscores companies’ capability to design, manufacture and deploy cutting-edge aerospace and defence technologies on a global scale.

Key highlights of the fully indigenous Micro Turbojet Engine “INDRA RV25: 240N”

  • Indigenous design and development: Engineered entirely in India by Raghu Vamsi Machine Tools team of skilled engineers & supported by IIT, Hyderabad. A great demonstration of the potential of Industry-Academia partnership
  • Self-reliance and autonomy: By reducing reliance on imported technologies, components, and expertise, the Micro Turbojet Engine contributes to India’s goal of achieving self-sufficiency in critical sectors, bolstering national security and economic resilience
  • Empowering local manufacturing: The launch of the indigenous Micro Turbojet Engine not only drives technological innovation but also stimulates the growth of the domestic aerospace and defence manufacturing ecosystem, creating jobs and fostering economic growth

Vamsi Vikas, MD – Raghu Vamsi Machine Tools, said, “We are proud to unveil our fully indigenous Micro Turbojet Engine, a testament of India’s ingenuity and determination to become a global hub for aerospace innovation. This achievement reaffirms our commitment to supporting the Atmanirbhar Bharat and “Make in India” initiatives, driving growth, and prosperity for our nation.”

Arvind Mishra, Group COO – Raghuvamsi Group said, “This development is a testament to our capabilities to design and build mission-critical products and solutions for Aerospace and Defence sector. Indigenous development of cutting- edge technologies like these will make India self-reliant and emerge as an export hub of critical military products and solutions. This success will pave the way for us to build entire suite of micro turbo jet engines up to 100 kgf for use in UAVs, missile propulsion, Auxiliary power units and range extenders amongst myriads of other opportunities.

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