ITR:- INTEGRATED TEST RANGE
The Integrated Test Range now and again alluded to as the Interim Test Range, is a rocket testing office made out of two edifices – Launch Complex-IV (LC-IV) situated on Abdul Kalam Island and Launch Complex-III (LC-III) situated at Chandipur.
The India government started looking for a reasonable area to build a devoted military rocket test range and start the advancement of the Agni arrangement of rockets in the mid-1980s. The DRDO developed an interval office adjoining the Proof and Experimental Establishment (PXE) at Chandipur. In 1986, the Union Government reported plans to develop a National Test Range at Baliapal in Balasore region, the indistinguishable region from Chandipur. This would have required the administration to move 130,000 individuals out of 130 towns situated in the territory.
The Odisha government dispensed Abdul Kalam Island to the Defense Research and Development Organization (DRDO) in 1993 after A.P.J. Abdul Kamal’s ask for land to manufacture a rocket testing office. Kalam alluded to the island as his “Theater of Action”.In 1995, the Government surrendered the arrangement to move the test extend from Chandipur to Baliapal.