These retired service people and govt employees should be ignored. They look for some kind of relevance. Most dont know whats happening in this organisations.I would not have shared but He is a ex drdo scientist and many of his tweets are against western countries as well . I checked then shared .
He has mentioned , His reference is From the book ""Temples to Turbines An Adventure in Two Worlds"" by Dr VS Arunachalam, the then DRDO chief . If someone can buy and read that book , and tell us then we can know for sure .
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Shubashree Desikan reviews From Temples to Turbines: An Adventure in Two Worlds, by V.S. ArunachalamAn insider recalls the challenges of building the first indigenous light combat aircraftwww.thehindu.com
" The Russians were not pleased with this attempt on India’s part to become independent and the book documents an interesting incident of his meeting with the then Soviet defence minister Dmitri Ustinov. He recalls, “Ustinov was angry with me for going on an independent route. He was furious but the interpreter was embarrassed and hesitant — he moderated Ustinov’s anger in his translations. Ustinov complained that we would end up flying a kite called the LCA , and said if I were working in the Soviet Union he would have immediately dismissed me. Venkataraman [Former President R. Venkataraman, who was defence minister at the time] retained an angelic smile all along saying nothing.”