MRSAM Successfully Test Fired


 

A Medium Range Surface-to-Air Missile (MRSAM) was successfully test-fired today from the Integrated Test Range off Odisha Coast. The MRSAM is jointly developed by DRDO and IAI of Israel for the Indian Air Force. The missile guided by a Radar system and on-board avionics successfully hit a Pilotless target aircraft.

Many Indian industries like BEL, L&T, BDL, TATA group of companies besides other private industries have contributed to the development of a number of subsystems which have been put into use in this flight test. The MRSAM system provides reliable air defence at medium ranges.

Both, Indian and Israel teams participated in the launch campaign. The Defence Minister Shri Manohar Parrikar congratulated DRDO and the Industry Partners for successful demonstration of the Air Defence capability. Secretary Deptt of Def R&D and DG DRDO Dr. S Christopher declared the launch as a major milestone for the IAF towards air defence.
Image Credit: newsnation.in

You may also read!

Easter mass murder: India sent alert, but why Sri Lanka’s guard was down

With 13 arrests so far, and more likely, for the horrific bombings in Sri Lanka on Sunday that killed

Read More...

Jet Airways flights got cancelled, but you can still use JPMiles, travel card

Shweta Shankar, 31, booked tickets on a Jet Airways flight from Chennai to Paris for a holiday with her

Read More...

Let’s not undermine IAF with half-truths

The amount of intellectual energy that the Indian intelligentsia has invested in looking for evidence to prove the failure

Read More...

Leave a reply:

Your email address will not be published.

Mobile Sliding Menu