Updated: October 9, 2020 5:47:35 pm
Conducting yet one more take a look at of a indigenously developed weapons system, the Defence Research and Development Organisation on Friday carried out a profitable take a look at of the New Generation Anti Radiation Missile (NGRAM) additionally known as the Rudram-1 on the Integrated Test Range (ITR) in Balasore.
The missile has been designed to be launched from varied fighter plane at present within the stock of the Indian Air Force. Defence Minister Rajnath Singh tweeted, “The New Generation Anti-Radiation Missile (Rudram-1) which is India’s first indigenous anti-radiation missile developed by DRDO for Indian Air Force was examined efficiently right now at ITR, Balasore. Congratulations to DRDO & different stakeholders for this exceptional achievement.”
DRDO scientists stated that the missile has been designed to additional improve the Suppression of Enemy Air Defence (SEAD) functionality of the IAF. Anti Radiation Missiles are primarily designed to trace and neutralise the radar and communication belongings of the adversary. Officials stated that the event of the anti radiation missiles of this kind was began by the DRDO round eight years in the past and has been a collaborative effort of assorted DRDO services in India.
Equipped with state of artwork radiation monitoring and steering system, the missile system has undergone preliminary checks up to now with the assistance of an operational fighter squadron of the Indian Air Force.
This is yet one more take a look at of indigenously developed weapons techniques along with the latest checks of Shaurya missile or Hypersonic Technology Demonstrator Vehicle (HSTDV), which is an unmanned scramjet car, or the take a look at of flight take a look at of a Supersonic Missile Assisted Release of Torpedo (SMART) system.
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