With a track record of more than seven decades, the South African Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) is a world-class research and development organisation established in 1945. The CSIR undertakes directed, multidisciplinary research and technological innovation and conducts high-quality and relevant research and technological innovation to foster industrial and scientific development – This strategic objective is achieved through the selection and implementation of a range of R&D programmes.
The CSIR joins forces with partner countries to establish capabilities in research and development and testing, evaluation and training. It covers the fields of sensors and countermeasures, cyberdefence and command and control, aeronautics, landward sciences; such as vehicle and soldier protection systems, and technology applications for special operational forces
The CSIR’s radar and electronic warfare capability undertakes contract research, technology support, innovation, operational testing and evaluation support, acquisition support, performance requirement studies, expert consultation and training.
It is this combination of excellence in research, highly skilled staff and world-class infrastructure that puts the CSIR at the cutting edge of research and technological innovation to ensure a better future through science. The CSIR pursues Excellence, celebrates People, personifies Integrity, and welcomes Collaboration.
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Suited to many fast jet types, the Inundu pod uses an advanced DRFM to do Radar Threat Simulation and Jamming Simulation. It also generates independent power delivered by a Ram Air Turbine.