After the successful test of the PAD missile earlier, India conducted a successful test of the AAD (Advanced Air Defence) missile.
This test was a part of an effort to put in place a multi-layer missile defence system.
“Today’s test launch was conducted in order to validate various parameters of the interceptor in flight mode,” a defence official said, adding that it was a low altitude trial.
The interceptor was engaged against a target which was a Prithvi missile launched from launch complex 3 of the Integrated Test Range (ITR) at Chandipur near here, taking up the trajectory of a hostile ballistic missile. Read More…