Director General (BrahMos)
Dr Sudhir Kumar Mishra
Dr. Sudhir Mishra, Distinguished Scientist & Director General (BrahMos), DRDO, Ministry of Defence and CEO&MD, BrahMos Aerospace, an India-Russia Joint Venture, is a Graduate from Government Engineering College, Jabalpur, M.Tech. in Mechanical Engineering from Indian Institute of Technology, Madras and Ph.D. from National Institute of Technology, Warangal. He has contributed immensely in India's quest to achieve excellence in Missile technologies. His technical expertise and contribution has resulted in the realisation of several DRDO Missile Programmes. As CEO&MD, BrahMos Aerospace, he is responsible for the design, development, production and product support encompassing complete Product Life Cycle of BrahMos Weapon System. He has guided "Team BrahMos" in design, development, modernising and upgrading BRAHMOS missile to achieve newer capabilities and versions for Land to Land, Sea to Land and Air to Sea/Land and conducted flight test for extended range. His defence diplomatic skills have resulted in the culmination of several defence R&D projects with friendly countries within the framework of foreign policy and defence cooperation. He has visited Russia, Israel, France, Holland, Switzerland, Pakistan, South Africa, England, Malaysia, Vietnam, UAE, Indonesia & Philippines.
He has been awarded with the "DRDO Scientist of the Year Award" by the Prime Minister of India, "Madhya Pradesh Gaurav Samman" by Chief Minister of Madhya Pradesh, "Distinguished Alumni Award" by Government Engineering College, Jabalpur, "Super CEO Award" by The Machinist, Times of India Group, "Vigyan Pratibha Samman" by Council of Science & Technology Govt. of Madhya Pradesh," Life Time Achievement Award" by Sriram College of Engineering & Technology, Jabalpur.
He is academician of Russian Academy of Cosmonautics and awarded with Honorary Doctorate by People's University, Bhopal and CEPM Fellowship Award 2016 by Centre for Excellence in Project Management, New Delhi.
He is a Fellow and member of many professional societies.