Second Successful Test Fire of Medium Range Surface-to-Air Missile at Chandipur in Odisha

New Delhi: Medium Range Surface-to-Air Missile (MRSAM) was successfully test-fired for the second time from the Integrated Test Range at Chandipur off Odisha Coast at 15:45 hours on Thursday and it hit the target in a different envelope at low altitude. It also met the mission requirements.

Earlier around 08:16 hours on Thursday a Medium Range Surface-to-Air Missile (MRSAM) was successfully test-fired from the Integrated Test Range (ITR) at the same place.

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.

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