Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) has undertaken upgradation of High Performance Computing (HPC) facility, CHITRA to provide sustained computing speed of 32 TeraFLOPS; and designing of advanced System-on-Chips (SOCs).
The facility of HPC, CHITRA will be used for computational fluid dynamic applications, structural analysis and material science simulations whereas, the SOCs will be used for wearable computer application.
The HPC facility, CHITRA is likely to be operational by December 2011 whereas, SOCs will be completed by June 2013.
This information was given by Defence Minister Shri AK Antony in a written reply to Shri K.J.S.P. Reddy and Shri P.C. Gaddigoudar in Lok Sabha today.