The city-based Defence Research Development Organisation (DRDO) developed a state-of-the-art Quick Reaction Surface to Air Missiles (QRSAM) have been successfully flight-tested against live aerial targets today from ITR, Chandipur in Odisha.
Two missiles have been tested against two live targets meeting complete mission objectives of engaging the targets. The systems have been tested in final configuration with RADAR mounted on a vehicle & missiles on the launcher. The missiles with many state-of-the-art technologies have engaged the targets at different ranges and altitudes. The systems are equipped with indigenously developed Phased array radar, Inertial Navigation System, Data Link & RF seeker.
The system is being developed for the Indian Army with a search and track on move capability with very short reaction time. The entire mission was captured by various Electro-Optical Tracking Systems, Radar Systems and Telemetry Systems at ITR Chandipur.
The Union Minister for Defence Rajnath Singh has congratulated the DRDO and Industries on the significant milestone achieved in this regard.