India test fires two Medium Range Surface-to-Air Missile

RNS: India successfully tested two Medium Range Surface-to-Air Missile Army weapon system from the Integrated Test Range at Chandipur, off the coast of Odisha, today.

Defence Ministry said, the weapon system has once again proved its effectiveness as two missiles, during the flight tests have achieved direct hits against high speed aerial targets at the test range.

The launches were carried out establishing the accuracy and reliability of the weapon system against targets covering the sea-skimming and high altitude functionality within the envelope.

“Performance of all weapon system components including missile, weapon system radar and command post have been validated during these trials,” Ministry said.

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