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India successfully test-fires Short Range Surface to Air Missile for Navy

Updated: December 8, 2021 3:26 pm

India successfully test-fired Short Range Surface to Air Missile from integrated test range, Chandipur, Odisha yesterday. Defence Research and Development Organisation, DRDO said, the launch was conducted from a vertical launcher against an electronic target at a very low altitude.

Yesterday’s launch of the system was conducted to validate integrated operation of all weapon system components including the vertical launcher unit with controller and weapon control system required for future launches of the missile from Indian Naval Ships.

The first trial was conducted on the 22nd of February this year and this is confirmatory trial to prove the consistent performance of the configuration and integrated operation.

Defence Minister Rajnath Singh has congratulated DRDO, Indian Navy and industry for the successful flight test.

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