Director's Profile

LRDE DRDOShri SS Nagaraj has assumed the charge of Director, Electronics and Radar Development Establishment (LRDE), Bengaluru, from 01 Dec 2014.

Shri SS Nagaraj obtained his Engineering degree in Electronics and Communication from Govt. BDT College of Engineering, Davanagere in 1982 and completed Post Graduation in Electronics from KREC, Surathkal in 1986 and then he joined LRDE in 1987.

He is working in the field of radar systems since then and today he is an expert in the field of modern radars and related technology. His area of specialization includes Passive Phased Array Radars, Active Phased Array Radars, Radar Signal Processing and Imaging Radars. He has successfully contributed in design and development of technologically advanced radar systems and their integration with weapon systems which forms essential part of defence against aerial threats.

Shri SS Nagaraj has closely worked with quite a few Indian Industries, Academia and foreign firms thus helping in establishing an indigenous technology base for future requirements. As Director, LRDE he will be engaged in meeting the critical requirements of all three Indian services, paramilitary forces in developing radar systems for detection and tracking of targets at short range, medium range and long range to counter various threats from across the border and also to counter the internal threats from terrorists and naxalites.

He is recipient of the following awards

  • Technology Group Award in the year 2002
  • Path Breaking Technology Award in the year 2006
  • DRDO Scientist of the Year Award in the year 2008

Contact Address

The Director
Electronics and Radar Development Establishment (LRDE)
Ministry of Defence, DRDO
CV Raman Nagar, Bangalore - 560 093, INDIA
Tele : 91-80-2524 3873
Fax : 91-80-2524 2916
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