Indian Army’s Military Engineering Services has built two houses using 3D rapid construction technology in span of three weeks to develop the aspects of computerised construction in Country,
The 3D-printed residences in Gandhinagar has been built by the South-Western air command, They are been considered among the first of their Type in India.
According to the defence services, these 3D printed dwellings are representative of modern-day rapid construction attempts to fulfill the needs for Indian Armed Forces. “As part of ‘Atmanirbhar Bharat,’ these structures also offer evidence to the Indian Armed Forces’ solidarity in promoting home-grown technologies that are centered on indigenization of Defense technologies.” – read the statement by Military Engineering Services.
With built area of around 700 square feet, each house was built in collaboration with a Chennai-based startup Tvasta. Previously Military Engineering Services made first 3D Printed sanitary blocks in Jaisalmer, with a total built area of 600 sq ft to showcase the possibilities of a new era of using construction 3D printing for defense purposes.