Mr. S Gopala Rao, comes from the stables of the Defence Research and Development Organisation, Ministry of Defence. He served the DRDO for over 33 years and retired as the Project Director, Scientist “F” at Aeronautical Development Establishment. He was responsible for the design of Avionics and UAV Command Equipment for Airborne and Ground Control Stations. Command Encoder, Decoder for Uplink and Downlink, Ranging Equipment for Distance Measurement as a part of UAV tracking systems are few of the modules. He was also responsible for the Integration of Ground Control and Tracking System and as a Group Leader he executed Financial Planning and Management. He also closely worked with service agencies such as Integrated Test Range, Balasore, Aeronautical Test Range, Chitradurga among others for testing and field trials of Projects. Post his Retirement, he consulted for the Planning of Aeronautical Test Range Tracking RADAR and ATC Equipment Specifications. Mr. S Gopala Rao brings to this team a vast experience in the field of Avionics and UAV’s. He guides the team on aspects of Design, Technology and Infrastructure.