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Kirloskar Brothers felicitated by ISRO for contribution to Hypersonic Wind Tunnel

Kirloskar Brothers felicitated by ISRO for contribution to Hypersonic Wind Tunnel
Recognising Kirloskar Brothers LimitedÂ’s capabilities to execute complex engineering projects amidst challenging environments, the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) recently felicitated the fluid management company for completion of a project related to cooling piping systems at the Vikram Sarabhai Space Centre (VSSC) at Trivandrum.
ISRO Chairman AS Kiran Kumar felicitated Vishnu K, a KBL engineer associated with the project, on behalf of KBLÂ’s Marine & Defence segment.  
The Hypersonic Wind Tunnel was recently commissioned ISRO at Trivandrum as part of its efforts to minimise cost of access to space. 
The facility is the third-largest wind tunnel in the world, in terms of size and simulation capability . KBL designed, supplied, erected and commissioned the cooling piping system for this facility through its engineering partner, L&T.
The facility at Trivandrum has been indigenously designed, developed, and ‘Made in India’ with the support of over 500 Indian companies.
Kirloskar Brothers is a pump-manufacturing company with expertise in engineering and manufacture of systems for fluid management. Established in 1888 and incorporated in 1920, KBL is the flagship company of the $2.5-billion Kirloskar Group.
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