AVIC SADRI founded in August 1961, mainly  engaged in fighter aircraft design and research. SADRI undertook the development tasks of more than 40 models of aircraft   weapon equipment which cover 5 series of models projects, such as J-8, J-11, J-15,  4th generation fighters and UAVs. SADRI has strong scientific research capability and a wide range of disciplines, cover 15 key disciplines. With its advanced aircraft design approaches, SADRI is able to conduct whole plane 3-D digitized collaborative design. SADRI possesses adequate test facilities  including more than 20 key laboratories.